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Jeanne Matich-Maroney, Ph.D.

Chair, Social Work & Marriage and Family Therapy Department

Social Work Program Director

Associate Professor

Director, Center for Social Research

Jeanne Matich-Maroney
45 Beechmont
(914) 637-7717 (914) 637-7717


  • Ph.D., Clinical Social Work, New York University Silver School of Social Work
  • MSW, Clinical Social Work, New York University Silver School of Social Work
  • BS, Social Work, New York University Silver School of Social Work
  • LCSW-R (N.Y.S.)

Dr. Matich-Maroney teaches courses across the social work curriculum, but most recently has been teaching Research for Social Work Practice, Senior Seminar and the elective course, Violence, Trauma & Resilience. Her research and publication interests are in the areas of the impact of trauma on people with intellectual disabilities, as well as engaged pedagogy and assessment in both social work and higher education.

  • Matich-Maroney, J. (December 20, 2016). CTC Survey Results: 2016 Findings & the 10-Year Trend Analysis. Presentation to the Mamaroneck UFSD Administration. Mamaroneck, N.Y.
  • Matich-Maroney, J. (November 17, 2016). CTC Survey Results: 2016 Findings & the 10-Year Trend Analysis. Presentation to the Larchmont-Mamaroneck RADAR Coalition Board of Directors. Mamaroneck, N.Y.
  • Matich-Maroney, J. & Moore, P.J. (November 2016). Meeting millennial students “Where They Are”: Strategies for teaching the “Research Reluctant.”  Interactive Poster Presentation, CSWE Annual Program Meeting. Atlanta.
  • Matich-Maroney, J. (March 11, 2016). STEM skills serving others: From social  research to cardboard engineering. Mamaroneck High School Roundtable Talks with STEM Experts. Larchmont-Mamaroneck STEM Alliance. Mamaroneck, N.Y.
  • Ogden, L. & Matich-Maroney, J. (December 4, 2015). Teaching for social justice, part two: Promoting equality and social justice for social work students with psychiatric disabilities through the use of universal instructional design. CSWE Learning Academy Teaching for Social Justice National Webinar Series. Email to learn more.
  • Matich-Maroney, J. (March 25, 2015). CTC Survey Results: What are they telling us? How can we use them? Larchmont-Mamaroneck RADAR Coalition Parent Town Hall. Mamaroneck, N.Y.
  • Iona College Academic Innovation Grant Awardee, 2016
  • Iona College Presidential Teaching Scholar, 2012-2013
  • e-Portfolio & Core Assessment Coordinator (February 2017-Present)
  • Director, Iona College Center for Social Research (2012-Present)
  • CSWE Commission on Diversity: Council on Disability & Persons with Disabilities (Appointed member, 2015-Present)
  • Administrative Fellow for Middle States Accreditation (2014-2015)
  • Social Work Departmental Assessment Coordinator (2003-Present)

Dr. Jeanne Matich-Maroney, joined the full-time faculty of the Social Work Department in January 1999. Dr. Matich-Maroney came to her academic appointment with vast professional experience as a generalist practitioner, clinician, clinical supervisor, executive level administrator, and researcher in the field of intellectual and developmental disabilities. She holds clinical expertise in the areas of trauma and abuse well as general mental health in persons with intellectual and other developmental disabilities. Additional areas of expertise include interprofessional and collaborative practice, program development and evaluation as well as clinical supervision.

Prior to coming to Iona, Dr. Matich-Maroney taught Social Work Practice in the MSW program at the NYU Silver School of Social Work. While engaged in agency-based practice she also provided field instruction for several of the metropolitan area social work programs (BSW and MSW).

In addition to her appointment as Department Chair/Social Work Program Director, Dr. Matich-Maroney also serves as the Director of the College’s Center for Social Research where she has gained extensive knowledge and experience in conducting community-based program evaluations in the field of drug and alcohol prevention. Dr. Matich-Maroney has served as the Social Work Program Assessment Coordinator since 2001, providing guidance and direction to the Program’s Outcome Assessment Plan. Her expertise in educational outcome assessment has been instrumental in facilitating Outcome Assessment efforts across the campus, most notably, in relation to that of the Core Curriculum.

Dr. Matich-Maroney has been recognized for her disability expertise with an appointment to the CSWE Council for Disabilities and Persons with Disabilities, and most recently, was invited by the Department of Health & Human Services Center for Medicare & Medicaid to participate as a content expert for the creation of an educational guide to disability infusion in the social work curriculum.