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Rosenthal, Beth

Rosenthal, Beth
Professor
Professor
Social Sciences
Areas of Expertise:
  • Social stress and its Psycho-Social Outcomes among Adolescents
  • Resilience among Adolescents

Dr. Rosenthal is a Professor of Social Work at York College and The Graduate Center. She teaches social research and social policy. Her research focuses on 1) stressors (e.g., perceived racial discrimination, experience with domestic violence, experience with serious accidents) and psycho-social outcomes (e.g., Posttraumatic Stress Disorder symptoms, college performance, upper respiratory illness) among older adolescents; and on 2) resilience factors (e.g., emotional social support, religiosity, sense of personal control, emotional reactivity) that protect older adolescents from negative outcomes to stressors. Dr. Rosenthal has received four continuous NIH grants covering the period 1996-2013. She has mentored more than 2 dozen students in multiple disciplines. Dr. Rosenthal is considered one of 15 “leading U.S. social work researchers” in undergraduate social work programs; she recently received the York College Presidential Award for Scholarship

Education:
DegreeInstitutionFieldDates
DSW Adelphi University School of Social Work Social Welfare 1986 
MSW Adelphi University School of Social Work Social Work 1980 
BA Queens College of The City University of New York Education 1963 
Rosenthal, Beth
 

Rosenthal, Beth
Professor
Social Sciences