Sharon Cuff, LMSW


Sharon Cuff, LMSW

Clinical Associate Professor

Health Science Major
Stony Brook University

HSC, Level 2, Room 454

Phone: 631-444-3242

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 remains committed to delivering social justice content within the curriculum in the Children with Disabilities coursework. She frequently draws upon her experience in working with 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 taken an active role in developing sites for the student internship portion of the Disability Studies and Human Development concentration. Professor Cuff teaches Scholarly Writing in the fall semester.

Professor Cuff is involved in several research projects in collaboration with other faculty and has led students through the process to develop their own studies. Her particular area of focus surrounds sharenting, the sharing of parents on social media, regarding their children with disability. There are several ongoing projects within this area. Additionally, Professor Cuff is involved in an active learning research project and an adaptive soccer team for children with autism. 

Professor Cuff recently completed SUNY's Designing Courses for Social Justice Frameworks, and earlier 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 studied at the Faculté des Lettres in Avignon, France.