Professor Bryan Warde
Bryan Warde, Ph.D., LCSW, is an Assistant Professor with the Lehman College Social Work Program. In the MSW program, he teaches social welfare policy, supervision, administration, practice I and II, and research II. In the BSW program, he teaches social welfare policy. Dr. Warde's expertise is in social welfare policy and child welfare.
Prior to his academic career at Lehman College, Dr. Warde held the position of Director of Foster Care and Adoption at Lakeside Family and Children’s Services for 11 years. Additionally he was a faculty member at the Ackerman Institute for the Family and had a small private practice.
Dr. Warde has had a number of peer-reviewed articles published. His research interests include the experiences of African American and Latino males in higher education, the underrepresentation of male social workers of color, and disproportionality in the child welfare and criminal justice system.