Gertrude Schaffner Goldberg

Professor of Social Policy
Adelphi University of Social Work

Gertrude Schaffner Goldberg is Professor of Social Policy, Adelphi University of Social Work. For a number of years she served as Director of its Center for Social Policy. She is the author of Jobs for All: A Plan for the Revitalization of America (with Sheila D. Collins and Helen Lachs Ginsburg, 1994) and Washington’s New Poor Law: Welfare “Reform” and the Roads Not Taken, 1935 to the Present (with Sheila D. Collins, 2001), and the editor of The Feminization of Poverty: Only in America? (with Eleanor Kremen, 1990). She is a co-founder and Chair of the National Jobs for All Coalition.