Sharon Cuff, LMSW
Clinical Assistant Professor
Professor Cuff joined the Health Science faculty in 2004 bringing 15 years of experience in not-for-profit administration, vocational rehabilitation, mental health and housing agencies to the department.
Professor Cuff is an ardent advocate for people with disabilities and remains committed to delivering human rights curriculum in the Children with Disabilities coursework. She frequently draws upon her experience in helping people with disabilities find employment, participating in the building of new consumer-run mental health agencies and developing innovative programs while teaching. Professor Cuff has also taken an active role in developing sites for the student practicum portion of the Disability Studies concentration. Professor Cuff also teaches Professional Writing in the fall semester.
Professor Cuff earned a master's degree in social work and a master's degree in liberal studies from Stony Brook University. Prior to completing her graduate studies, she earned a bachelor’s degree in English from Stony Brook and has also studied at the Faculté des Lettres in Avignon, France.