Assistant Professor of Social WorkJoined USJ: 2018
Gina Rosich, Ph.D., joined the School of Interdisciplinary Health and Science as an assistant professor in the department of Social Work and Equitable Community Practice. Dr. Rosich received her Ph.D. in Social Work from Fordham University. She is a social worker with expertise in Homeless Policies and Services, Gerontology, and LGBTQ Rights. While completing her doctoral studies, Dr. Rosich was the program director of an Article 81 Adult Guardianship Program in New York City. She has served over 19 years in community settings within the City, working primarily within the shelter system. A passionate educator and advocate, Dr. Rosich has developed social work courses on policies affecting LGBTQ people, has lobbied and organized for changing policies and increasing funding for programs serving the homeless, and educated elected officials on the particular needs of vulnerable and homeless older adults. Her research explores the gaps in rights, policies, and services for LGBTQ and homeless older adults from a social justice perspective.
Ph.D., Fordham University