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R. Anna Hayward Associate Professor School of Social Welfare


R. Anna Hayward's research interests include father involvement among families living in poverty, parental incarceration and its impact on families and children, and environmental and ecological justice. She is the principal investigator on a five-year evaluation of a federally funded fatherhood initiative, and recently served as a Fulbright Scholar to Jamaica where she studied environmental justice in the Caribbean.  


  • PhD, University of Maryland, Baltimore
  • MSW, Hunter College School of Social Work
  • BS, New York University