Lynn Roberts

Assistant Professor
Community Health and Social Sciences
Lynn Roberts has a BS in human development from Howard University (1984) and a PhD in Human Services Studies from Cornell University (1991).
The City University of New York (CUNY) has been her academic home since 1995. Prior to joining CUNY and the GSPHHP, she oversaw the development, implementation and evaluation of several prevention programs for women and youth in NYC. She has also served on the board of SisterSong Women of Color Reproductive Justice Collective and co-edited the anthology Radical Reproductive Justice (CUNY Feminist Press, 2017). Dr. Roberts’ current activism and scholarship examine the intersections of race, class and gender in adolescent dating relationships, juvenile justice and reproductive health policies; as well as the impact of models of collaborative inquiry and teaching on civic and political engagement.
PhD in Human Service Studies from Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
BS in Human Development from Howard University, Washington, DC
MEng in Computer Sciences from Institute of Software, Chinese Academy, Beijing
BSc in Mathematics from Peking University, Beijing
BSc in Biology from Northeastern State University, Tahlequah, OK
Research Interests
Adolescent health, women's health, reproductive justice, racism and health, community organizing, collaborative inquiry