Assistant Professor of Psychology
Dr. Schwartz is an Assistant Professor of Psychology at Suffolk University. She holds a doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the University of Massachusetts, Boston and a Master’s degree in Education from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Her research focuses on prevention and intervention programs for children and adolescents, with a particular interest in youth mentoring.
She has authored a range of articles and book chapters on formal and informal mentoring relationships and has pioneered rigorous research on youth-initiated mentoring, a new model of mentoring which empowers adolescents to recruit mentors from within their existing social networks.