Antoine Lovell, LMSW, MPA, is a doctoral student at Fordham University Graduate School of Social Service, with a concentration in social policy. He has taught social policy at the 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.

Mr. Lovell was the director of a supportive housing division for a child welfare organization that served young people experiencing homelessness and young people in foster care. Previous experience also includes work with State and City legislatures, advocacy on behalf of the homeless, workforce development, preservation of affordable housing, and program evaluation.

Mr. Lovell’s primary research interests are: men and masculinity in social work, diversity in organizations, qualitative research methods, critical theory, youth development, homelessness, housing, race and racism, poverty, and the impact of social/public policy on people of African descent. He has served as a panelist on these topics at several conferences.

Mr. Lovell received his BA in Sociology from Hunter College, with a minor in Black and Puerto Rican Studies. He earned an MPA from the Long Island University School of Business, Public Administration and Information Sciences; and a MSW in Clinical Social Work from NYU’s Silver School of Social Work. ┬áHe has also attended the School of Industrial and Labor Relations at Cornell University for diversity management.