Ph.D., Syracuse University; M.A., Brooklyn College; B.S., The City College of The City University of New York

Research Interests

Health and mental health policy; resilience and health; substance abuse


Dr. Wagenfeld has done extensive research and has lectured at universities in the United States and other countries. In 1990, while at Western Michigan University, he was named a distinguished faculty scholar for his work in health systems and epidemiology. He serves as an advisory editor for publications in sociology, public health, and mental health. He has been at Walden since 1998 as a mentor in the health services, public health, and human services programs.