Elizabeth Anthony is an expert in behavioral health services, social work issues and school discipline. She is particularly interested in the well-being of low-income children and the tools to improve assessment and preventive intervention practices. Her areas of expertise include child trauma, prevention of behavioral health concerns, resilience and the measurement of well-being among children to support families.
Anthony is an associate professor in the School of Social Work. She is also a faculty affiliate with the Center for Child Well-Being and the Southwest Interdisciplinary Research Center.
She's been quoted in local and national news outlets on child trauma, the impact of school shootings on the well-being of all children and decisions about school safety.
Her recent scholarship challenges the paradigms of individual resilience that perpetuate systemic oppression.