Antoine Lovell, L.M.S.W., M.P.A. is currently a full time doctoral student at Fordham University Graduate School of Social Service with a concentration in social policy. Antoine has been appointed to teach social policy at a number of colleges/universities, including Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College, Molloy College of Social Work, Rutgers University School of Social Work, and Fordham University Graduate School of Social Work. Most recently, Antoine was the director of a supportive housing division for a large child welfare organization that served runaway- homeless youth, along with youth in foster care. Antoine’s other professional experience includes work with State and City legislatures, advocacy on behalf of the homeless, workforce development, preservation of affordable housing, and program evaluation. Antoine’s primary research interest are: men and masculinity in social work, diversity in organizations, qualitative research methods, critical theory, youth development, homelessness, housing, race and racism, poverty, along with social/public policy and their impact on people of African decent. Antoine is frequently asked to participate as a panelist on the above referenced topics, and has presented at a number of conferences.
Antoine received a B.A. in Sociology with a minor in Black and Puerto Rican Studies from Hunter College, City University of New York, an M.P.A. from Long Island University, School of Business, Public Administration and Information Sciences and a M.S.W. from New York University, Silver School of Social Work in Clinical Social Work. Antoine has also attended Cornell University, School of Industrial and Labor Relations for diversity management.