Pearl Stewart

Scholarly Interests and Specialties

  • Family Diversity
  • African American extended family and kinships networks
  • African American/ West African cultural connections
  • Rural families

Professional Association Memberships

  • National Association of Social Workers
  • National Council on Family Relations
  • West African Research Association
  • Rural Sociology Society
  • National Association of Social Workers
  • National Association of African American Studies and Affiliates

Reviewer for the following professional journals

  • National Council on Family Relations: Annual Conference Proposals
  • Brooks Cole: Textbook
  • McGraw Hill: Textbook

Work with Schools and other Agencies

  • Irvingtom School District, Irvington NJ - Children United Stand Higher (CUSH) working with middle school children to improve academic achievement, discover role models in college and develop an interest in higher education