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Faculty - Sharon Freedberg

Sharon Freedberg Rank: Associate Professor, Social Work; Associate Dean, Natural and Social Sciences
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Phone Number: 718-960-8840
Office: Carman Hall-B18
Degrees and Sources of Degrees: B.A., City College; M.S.W., State Univ. of New York at Buffalo; Ph.D., Columbia Univ.

Academic Interests

  • Relational/Cultural theories from a feminist perspective; women’s issues and social work practice, an ethic of care and the professionalization of social work.


  • Freedberg, S. (2009). Relational theory for social work practice: A feminist Perspective. NY: Routledge Press.
  • Freedberg, S. (2007). Re-examining empathy: A relational-feminist point of view. Social Work Journal of the National Association of Social Workers, 52 (3), 251-261.
  • Freedberg, S., Haghighat, E. and Ngo-Ngijol-Banoum. B. (Eds.). (Fall 2005). The role of women in world peace & the role of men and boys in gender equity. NY: Lehman College