Tina Maschi / by Jeff Jones


Tina Maschi, PhD, LCSW, ACSW is an associate professor at the Fordham University Graduate School of Social Service in New York City. Dr. Maschi has over 15 years of experience in juvenile and adult correctional healthcare settings as a clinical social worker for mental health. She is a researcher/scholar, practitioner, educator, and artist. She also teaches and does training in justice-informed and forensic interprofessional practice. She is a licensed clinical social work with advanced certification. Her research and practice interests include forensic interdisciplinary research and practice with justice involved individuals, families, and communities and the social determinants of health and justice. Dr. Maschi is a practitioner scholar with over 100 peer reviewed journal publications, book chapters, and books, including ‘Forensic Social Work’ (2nded.) published by Springer Publishing. Her collective work has influenced how we think about the punishment system and how to create and implement strategies for realizing human rights for individuals, families and communities.   In 2010, she was the recipient of the competitive Hartford Geriatric Social Work Faculty Scholars Program Award, which was funded by the Hartford Foundation for the research project, "Trauma, coping resources, and well-being among older adults in prison."  Dr. Maschi also has published in the area of older adults involved in the criminal justice system, particularly related to life course trauma and stress and resilience among older adults in before, during, and after prison. She is the principal investigator of two reentry studies for vulnerable populations in multiple states and the principal investigator for an arts program for juveniles with mental health issues and their families that are involved in the juvenile justice system.