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Matthew
J.
Cuellar

PhD, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 2016
MSW, The University of Alabama, 2013
Dr. Cuellar received his MSW from the School of Social Work at The University of Alabama in 2013, where he gained practice experience working in a juvenile court system as a Mental Health Consultant. Dr. Cuellar received his PhD from the College of Social Work at University of Tennessee, Knoxville in 2016, where he also received a Minor in Statistics from the Department of Statistics and Business Analytics (Haslam School of Business) after successfully completing the Intercollegiate Graduate Statistics Program (IGSP). Dr. Cuellar’s scholarly focus is on school safety and promoting student development and equal opportunity in United States school systems. His current research investigates the dynamic processes concerning the effects of school safety on student performance and development; processes that are critical to meeting the Grand Challenge of Ensuring Healthy Development of All Youth. Dr. Cuellar has published over a dozen peer-reviewed articles on the topic of school safety and has delivered countless workshops and symposia on school programming and practice evaluation in school systems. His research has assisted school administrators, mental healthcare providers, and other personnel across the United States in targeting and implementing interventions that can improve student performance while maintaining a safe and nurturing learning environment. Dr. Cuellar's research has been funded by private, state, and federal organizations. Dr. Cuellar has worked with hundreds of masters- and doctoral-level students as instructor, advisor, and mentor. He also has extensive experience teaching Research Methods, Introductory and Advanced Quantitative Methods, Systematic Planning and Evaluation for Interpersonal Practice, School Social Work, Evidence-Based Practice, and Child and Family Welfare at the graduate level. Dr. Cuellar's research website: https://www.yu.edu/wurzweiler/research-grant Dr. Cuellar in the news: https://blogs.yu.edu/news/cuellar-receives-1-million-national-institute-of-justice-grant-for-school-safety-research/
matthew.cuellar@yu.edu
212-960-0827
Wilf campus - Belfer Hall
Room#909B
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Summer 2018
Applied Methods in SWk Researc
SWK 6402
Summer 2018
Doctoral Advising
SWK 8950
Summer 2018
Fundamentals of Applied Stats
SWK 8406
Summer 2018
Fundamentals of Applied Stats
SWK 8406
Summer 2018
Social Work Prac in Schools
SWK 8630
Summer 2018
Socwk Prac Schools
SWK 6630
Summer 2018
SWK Practice Evaluation Res
SWK 6401
Spring 2018
Diss Prop Plan II
SWK 8912
Spring 2018
Doctoral Advising
SWK 8950
Spring 2018
Doctr Research II
SWK 8972