Luis Zayas has been the dean of the School of Social Work at the University of Texas at Austin since 2012. Previously he was the inaugural Shanti K. Khinduka Distinguished Professor of Social Work and Professor of Psychiatry at Washington University in St. Louis.
His work and research focus on diagnostic processes, suicide attempts of young Latinas, and adapting interventions for Latino children, youth and families.
Zayas has spoken to Maria Hinojosa on Latino USA and was a featured educator on WAMC’s The Academic Minute, where he discussed Latina suicide rates.
Dean of the School of Social Work, University of Texas at Austin
Areas of Expertise: Mental Health, Social Policy, Diagnostic Processes, Suicide Attempts of Young Latinas, Mental Health Intervention, Latino Families
Location: Austin, TX
Phone: (512) 471-1937
Or, contact Andrea Campetella, Director of Communications and Planning
Phone: (512) 471-1458
Heard on Latino USA:
Dr. Luis Zayas