Steven Huberman, Ph.D.

Dean, Professor of Social Work Administration

Dean Huberman is a social work leader who has enjoyed a distinguished career in social work training, management of complex non-profit organizations, and policy research.  For over 30 years, he has coordinated staff development, participated in graduate school education, and conducted groundbreaking research on human service delivery in the United States. Dean Huberman received his B.A. from Temple University, his Ph.D. from the Florence Heller Graduate School for Advanced Studies in Social Welfare at Brandeis University, and has produced over fifty key publications.  Dean Huberman’s research has focused on program evaluation, management, growing old in America, creating learning communities of excellence, dealing with the human after-effects of the September 11, 2001 attacks on the United States, and being a social work executive director.  He has taught at Boston University and the American Jewish University, and served as Executive Director of the Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles. Dean Huberman teaches social work research and social welfare policy. 


Dr. Huberman is Founding Dean of the Touro College Graduate School of Social Work. Under his leadership, the Graduate School was established in 2006 and received its national accreditation from the Council on Social Work Education.


Recent Appointments

President, New York State Association of Deans of Graduate Schools of Social Work

Vice-President and New York Regional Chair, Association of Jewish Community Organization Personnel

Executive Board and Marketing Committee, Jewish Communal Service Association

Professional Advisory Committee, Brandeis University, Hornstein Program 

Executive Board, World Conference of Jewish Communal Service


Recent Awards

Brandeis University Reisman Award for “Professional Excellence in Recognition of Outstanding Leadership and Professional Achievements in the American Jewish Community"

Newman Trust Award for the “Most Innovative, Important, and Outstanding Journal Article of the Year”: Jewish Megatrends Planning for the Year 2000