Associate Professor
Fordham University


Tina Maschi, PhD, LCSW, ACSW is an associate professor at the Fordham University Graduate School of Social Service in New York City and licensed clinical social work with advanced certification. She is locally, nationally, and internationally known for her social work research and practice efforts are at the intersection of aging, trauma, health, and justice. 

Dr. Maschi is a practitioner scholar with over 100 peer reviewed journal publications, book chapters, and books, including ‘Forensic Social Work’ published by Springer Publishing. Hodge and colleagues (2016) article noted Dr. Maschi as one of the top 30 high impact social work scholars using the m index. She is also the associate editor for Traumatology: An International Journal. 

In 2010, Dr. Maschi 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.” She has received funding for intramural and extramural grants for forensic research and practice-oriented grants, including for elder abuse and trauma. 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. Dr. Maschi has over 15 year of experience in juvenile and adult corrections and health care settings as a clinical social worker. She conducts professional training and research at the local, national, and international locations. She is a local, national, and international expert and is frequently quoted in the media on human rights and social justice matters, especially related to older adults and health aging.