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Silas PintoSilas Pinto, NCSP
Lecturer in School Psychology

  • Ph.D., University of Rhode Island
  • M.A., University of Rhode Island
  • B.A., University of Rhode Island

Silas O. R. Pinto received his Ph.D. in School Psychology from the University of Rhode Island. He completed his pre-doctoral and post-doctoral work at the Met High School in Providence, RI. He has had practicum, internship, and professional experience in mainstream and alternative schools, as well as in a medical setting. Before coming to Tufts, Silas also worked at the Brown University Center for Alcohol and Addictions Studies as a treatment provider and Research Analyst.

Silas is currently the director of New Wave Arts and the Cape Verdean and Brazilian Cultural Center of Rhode Island, where he has conducted projects on the cross-generational influence of parental authority and acculturation on the parenting of immigrant minority families, as well as the impact of martial arts training on social and mental health. In addition, he is an educational advocate, composes traditional and modern Afrocentric music, and leads a martial arts/dance/theater group.

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