Professor and Chair
Degree Institution Field Dates PhD CUNY Graduate Center Educational Psychology BA SUNY at New Paltz Psychology
Areas of Expertise
- Youth Work
(in)equality in Education
Books in Field Of Expertise
Heathfield, M. & Fusco, D.. Youth and Inequality in Education: Global Actions in Youth Work. New York: Routledge, 2016. .
Fusco, D.. The social architecture of youth work practice.. In B. Belton (Ed.) Cadjan-Kiduhu: global perspectives on youth work.: Sense Publishers, 2014. pp 47-60.
Fusco, D. Advancing Youth Work: Current Trends, Critical Questions. New York: Routledge, 2012. .
Fusco, D. When School Is Not Enough: A video documentary on the role of afterschool programs in New York City. New York: Afterschool Productions, 2003. .
Fusco, D. Rethinking science and assessment. In A. Calabrese-Barton & M. Osbourne. New York: Teachers College Press, 2001. 201-228.
Articles in Field Of Expertise
Fusco, D. & Heathfield, M.. "Modeling democracy: Is youth "participation" enough?." Italian Journal of Sociology of Education. 7 2015: 12-31.
Fusco, D., Lawrence, A., Matloff-Nieves, S., & Ramos, E.. "The Accordion Effect: Is quality in afterschool getting the squeeze?." Journal of Youth Development. 8 2013: 4-14.
Fusco, D.. "Is youth work being courted by the appropriate suitor?." Child & Youth Services. 34 2013: 196-209.
Fusco, D. & Baizerman, M.. "Professionalization in youth work? Opening and deepening circles of inquiry.." Child & Youth Services. 34 2013: 89-99.
Fusco, D., Aldridge, C., Griffin-Wiesner, J., Kelley Walsh, S., & Oines, E.. "Enacting ‘self’ in the context of youth work." Relational Practice. 25 2012: 31-37.
Fusco, D.. "Use of self in the context of youth work.." Child & Youth Services. 33 2012: 33-45.
Bai, X. & Fusco, D.. "Interdisciplinary collaboration through designing 3D simulation case studies." The International Journal of Multimedia & Its Applications. 3 2011: 101-109.
Fusco, D. "In support of quality youth work practice in the United States." A Journal of Youth Work,. 6 2010: 4-10.
Fusco, D. "School vs. afterschool: A study of equity in supporting children’s development." Journal of Research in Childhood Education. 22 2008: 391-403.
Fusco, D. "Developmentally-responsive relationships during after school." Journal of Youth Development. 2 2007: 2.
Sabo, K., & Fusco, D.. "Participatory Evaluation for Continuous Improvement." Evaluation Exchange. 2003: .
Fusco, D. "Creating relevant science through urban planning and gardening." Journal of Research in Science Teaching. 38 2001: 860-877.
Fusco, D., & Calabrese-Barton, A.. "Re-presenting student achievements in science." Journal of Research in Science Teaching. 38 2001: 337-354.
Fusco, D.. "Teaching developmental psychology developmentally: The role of performance in teacher education." NSEE Quarterly, 24(2),. 1 2000: 89-105.
Fusco, D.R.. "Reflection and the practices which make it work." Community Youth Roles. 4 1997: 1.
Fusco, D.R.. "Giving youth a voice." Community Youth Roles, 3. 3 1997: .
Presented Papers, Lectures, and Exhibitions and Performances
" Unequal age: young people, inequality, and youth work. " July 2014: International Sociological Association of the World Congress of Sociology. Yokohama Japan.
" Working in youth-service organizations: The sphere of professional education. " May 2012: Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Extension..
" Naming the tensions. Opening Session for the 8th International Conference – History of Youth and Community Work: A Critical Conversation Retreat " September 2010: St. Paul, MN: University of Minnesota.
" The significance of anchoring in a discipline. Panel session: Historical perspectives on becoming professional. Presented at the 8th International Conference – History of Youth and Community Work: A Critical Conversation Retreat " September 2010: St. Paul, MN: University of Minnesota.
" In support of quality youth work practice in the United States. Paper presented at the International Conference on Youth Work and Youth Studies " September 2010: University of Strathclyde, Glasgow Scotland.
" Action research as a tool for strengthening practice " 2009: International Child and Youth Care Conference.
" Transitioning to college: From fear to pride " 2009: American Educational Research Association, San Diego.
" Supporting after-school workers through University training " 2008: American Educational Research Association, New York.
" School or afterschool: Equitable opportunities to develop " June 2007: Center for Afterschool Excellence, New York.
" A study of equity in the afterschool environment " April 2007: American Education Research Association, Chicago, IL.
" Evaluation for continuous improvement " May 2006: The After School Institute, Baltimore, MD.
" Learning opportunities that support equitable opportunities to develop " April 2006: American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA.
" Creating caring communities in afterschool settings " February 2006: 4-H Afterschool Statewide Conference for Extension Educators and Collaborators, Penn State University.
" Children’s perceptions of two learning environments: School and afterschool " April 2005: American Educational Research Association, Montreal, CANADA.
" Relationships: The bedrock of youth development " ay 2005: The After School Institute, Baltimore, MD.
" Relationships: The bedrock of youth development " February 2005: National Afterschool Association, San Antonio, TX.
" The developmental opportunities provided by after school " December 2002: Participatory Evaluation Group, CUNY Graduate Center.
" Building an inclusive and relevant science through community gardening " April 2000: American Educational Research Association, New Orleans, LA.
" Documenting Our Collective History: A tool-and-result methodology for evaluation " November 1999: American Evaluation Association, Orlando, FL.
" Participatory Evaluation: A democratizing instrument? " November 1999: Paper presented at the American Evaluation Association, Orlando, FL.
" Occupational preferences of girls and boys participating in service learning " March 1997: American Educational Research Association, Chicago.
" Beyond effort: A look at strategy attributions in the domain of mathematical problem solving " April 1996: American Educational Research Association, New York.
" Student perceptions of the opportunities available from participating in Service Learning " April 1996: American Educational Research Association, New York.
" Gender differences among early adolescents' motivations and expectations for Service Learning " October 1995: Northeastern Educational Research Association, Ellenville, NY.
" The relationship between mathematical attributional beliefs and metacognitive action: A protocol analysis of control processes " April 1994: American Educational Research Association, New Orleans, LA.