Sharon Cuba Rodriguez

Position: JR Board

Personal Information:

Dr. Sharon Cuba Rodriguez is a school social worker for the Child Study Team at East Orange Campus High School, NJ. Dr. Rodriguez has a double master’s degree: Masters of Social Work from Rutgers University (NJ) and Masters of Science in Criminal Justice from Ashworth University (GA). She obtained her PhD on November 2017 from Walden University.  

Dr. Cuba Rodriguez has more than 15 years of experience working with HIV/AIDS prevention and education, hospital discharge planning, and working with students with disabilities. She assisted in the disaster and trauma response in Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria. She is a faculty member at both Kean and Seton Hall Universities teaching various courses in the social work graduate program. Dr. Cuba Rodriguez’s interest include advocacy, national and international women’s rights, HIV/AIDS, intimate partner violence, mental health and wellness, cultural competence and cultural humility, trauma including ACEs and self-care.