Yolanda Anyon, PhD
Assistant Professor of Social Work, University of Denver
Yolanda (Yoli) Anyon is an Assistant Professor in the Graduate School of Social Work at the University of Denver. Dr. Anyon's scholarship is organized around three areas of inquiry: sources of racial and ethnic disparities in youth service systems, effective youth development programs for low-income adolescents of color, and school-based prevention, early intervention and health promotion.
Dr. Anyon's current research projects focus on racial disparities in school discipline, youth voice and leadership in after-school academic enrichment programs, and school-wide prevention programs to reduce office disciplinary referrals.