Daily Archives: July 29, 2009

Ferkauf Professor Louise Silverstein Leads Multi-Phase Study on Grandchildren of Holocaust Survivors

As the surviving generation of the Holocaust enters their twilight years, a new research project spearheaded by Dr. Louise Silverstein, a professor at Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology, is examining how knowledge of the Holocaust is passed down to survivors’ grandchildren and taught at schools.

Sheldon Gelman and Carmen Hendricks Recognized for Pioneering Roles by National Association of Social Workers

Wurzweiler School of Social Work’s Dr. Sheldon R. Gelman, the Dorothy and David I. Schachne Dean, and Dr. Carmen Ortiz Hendricks, associate dean and professor, have been named “Social Work Pioneers” by the National Association of Social Workers (NASW). The award recognizes social work professionals for their exemplary leadership, outstanding contributions to the field and recognition by their peers. Both have held leadership positions within the NASW.