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The Office of Research at the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development promotes the tenets of research and supports the faculty with the foundations and tools critical to engage in scholarly activities which broaden the understanding of the world around us and which seek to improve the human condition.

Research @ NYU Steinhardt

  • Stella M. Flores and R. Luke DuBois Honored with NYU’s Martin Luther King Jr. Faculty Award
    Stella M. Flores and R. Luke DuBois have been awarded NYU’s 2018 Martin Luther King, Jr. Faculty Award. The award is presented annually to faculty members who exemplify King’s spirit through their teaching, public service, leadership, and community-building activities. Flores is Steinhardt’s associate dean for faculty development and diversity.  An associate professor of higher education, […] (Read Story)
  • Grace Kim Publishes Research on Robotics to Improve Hand Function in Stroke Patients
    Assistant Professor of Occupational Therapy Grace Kim‘s study Randomized Trial on the Effects of Attentional Focus on Motor Training of the Upper Extremity Using Robotics With Individuals After Chronic Stroke was recently published in the journal Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. The study is also co-authored by NYU Steinhardt’s Mitchell Batavia, Associate Professor in the department of Physical Therapy, […] (Read Story)
  • Introducing the Center of Health and Rehabilitation Research
    This fall marked the inception of the yet-to-be official Center of Health and Rehabilitation Research (CoHRR), directed by Gerald Voelbel, Associate Professor of Occupational Therapy and director of the PhD in Rehabilitation Sciences program. The mission of the CoHRR is to generate and disseminate scientific knowledge to improve human health, functioning, participation, and quality of life […] (Read Story)
  • Faculty Achievements: Grants and Publications Summer/Fall 2017
    A complete list of achievements by the faculty of the NYU Steinhardt Department of Occupational Therapy. GRANTS Kristie Patten Koenig Principal Investigator: “NYU ASD Nest Support Project.” Skaneateles Central School District. 9/1/17-6/30/18. $53,749 Principal Investigator: “NYU ASD Nest Support Project.” NYC Department of Education. 7/1/17-6/30/18. $1,555,551 Co-Principal Investigator: “Ghanaian Institute for the Future of Teaching […] (Read Story)
  • New Study Reveals Perceived Gender Bias is Dominant Factor in College Major Choice for Women
    College-bound women are not less likely to enter specific fields because more math or science is required, but rather because of the gender discrimination they are likely to encounter in those fields, finds a new nationally representative longitudinal study published in the American Educational Research Journal. Women are often underrepresented in many science, technology, engineering, […] (Read Story)
  • Assistant Professor Natalie Brito Named Rising Star by the Association for Psychological Science
    The Association for Psychological Science (APS) has named Natalie Brito, assistant professor in Steinhardt’s Department of Applied Psychology, an APS Rising Star.  The Rising Star designation recognizes outstanding psychological scientists in the earliest stages of their research career whose innovative work has advanced the field and signals potential for continued contribution.  Brito investigates how social […] (Read Story)
  • Global TIES for Children Will Lead Research on Refugee Child Development Through $100 Million Grant
    Grover with childrenGlobal TIES for Children, Steinhardt’s international research center dedicated to improving the lives of youth in the most vulnerable regions across the globe, will lead research on young children’s development in humanitarian settings through a unique partnership with Sesame Workshop and the International Rescue Committee (IRC). Sesame Workshop and IRC received a $100 million grant […] (Read Story)