Nalini Negi, PhD, MSW

Nalini Negi is an associate professor at the School of Social Work (SSW) in the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB). Dr. Negi’s research has emphasized the social etiology and mechanisms that confer risk of psychological distress and substance use among Latino immigrant day laborers and has been funded by the National Institute of Health among others. In 2012, Dr. Negi received the National Award for Excellence in Research by a New Investigator from the National Hispanic Science Network. She was also awarded the 2012-2013 Exemplary Faculty of the Year Award for her outstanding teaching by the Student Government Association of the SSW UMB and in 2017 was named the Social Work Educator of the Year by the National Association of Social Workers, Maryland