Shantell Crosby

Shantel Crosby, PhD, LCSW

Shantel Crosby, PhD, LCSW is an Associate Professor in the Kent School of Social Work & Family Science at the University of Louisville. She previously practiced as a community mental health clinician, working with children and families. Currently, her on-going research is interdisciplinary, with an emphasis on the intersections of race, gender, and trauma exposure among youth. She has served as an investigator on several federal grants, including ReCAST—a 5-year, federal, trauma-focused grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, focused on developing a city-wide, culturally-relevant and trauma-informed, system of care across Louisville, KY through the Louisville Office of Safe and Healthy Neighborhoods. Dr. Crosby also currently serves as a member of the QIC-WD evaluation team.