Katherine Maurer
New York University

Katherine Maurer, LMSW, is a Ph.D. candidate at NYU’s Silver School of Social Work. Kate’s research focuses on the intergenerational transmission of family violence, particularly the study of the physiological impact of persistent family violence. She was a research fellow for three years with NYU’s McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research conducting research on the social reproduction of structural disadvantage in the context of economic and ethnic/racial segregation and the application of social capital in social work policy and practice. Kate has worked as a clinical social worker in supportive housing, outpatient mental health, and as a trauma-oriented psychotherapist.