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About Laura Bronstein

Dr. Laura Bronstein is a founding member of the Binghamton University Department of Social Work and currently serves as Dean of the College of Community and Public Affairs and as Executive Director of the Institute for Multigenerational Studies.
Her background includes social work practice in family preservation, in a school for children with developmental disabilities, in hospice and in a psychiatric hospital. Dr. Bronstein's research revolves around interdisciplinary, interprofessional and interorganizational collaboration. She created the Index of Interdisciplinary Collaboration and published "A Model for Interdisciplinary Collaboration" in Social Work. This article has been cited as one of the top ten most influential social work articles of the last decade.
She is currently leading Binghamton University's work with the Broome County Department of Mental Health, the Broome-Tioga Board of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES) and Broome County schools as part of the New York State-funded Broome County Promise Zone, serving to develop, implement and evaluate university-assisted community schools across the county.


Present Dean of the College of Community and Public Affairs, Binghamton University--SUNY

Curriculum Vitae


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BA, Union College ‐ Political Science and Psychology
PhD, Barry University ‐ School of Social Work
MSW, University at Albany, State University of New York ‐ School of Social Welfare

Contact Information

Office:  University Downtown Center 
              Room 333
Office:  607-777-5572
Fax:       607-777-5683

Recent Works (3)

Research Works (4)