Dr Michael Cronin
Main area of work at the UN: Ageing, Family
Dr. Cronin is an Associate Professor at the Monmouth University School of Social Work in West Long Branch, NJ in the USA. In addition to teaching, he coordinates the International & Community Development Concentration of the Master’s in Social Work (MSW) program at Monmouth. Dr. Cronin holds a PhD from Yeshiva University and a MS in Social Work from Columbia University. His research interests and publications are in international social work, health care and social policy, disaster management, social gerontology, humanitarian law, cultural competence and diversity.
Dr. Cronin serves in a leadership capacity to several domestic and international organizations. In addition to his work for IFSW, he serves on the Executive Committee of CIF International and was a past program participant in the Netherlands in 1990. Dr. Cronin has volunteered as a disaster mental health leader with the American Red Cross in Greater New York since 1996. He is a nationally certified instructor and is the Chapter’s representative for international disaster mental health collaboration and was invited to be a Roster Member of the International Psychosocial Support Team for the International Federation of Red Cross & Red Crescent Societies.