Dr. Green is the assistant professor of addiction studies and a mentor in the School of Human Services at Empire State University. She earned her Ph.D. in Criminal Justice with a specialization in Addiction Studies from Walden University. Her MS in Forensic Mental Health from Sage Graduate College and her BA in Psychology from Western New England University.
Prior to entering the academic world, she worked as a clinician and case manager for the recently incarcerated struggling with substance use issues. Dr. Green spent time at Albany County Drug Court, TASC (Treatment Alternatives for Safer Communities, a long-term residential facility for recently incarcerated) and St. Peters Addiction Recovery Services (SPARC, both at the inpatient and outpatient level). She also acted as a clinician for virtual global crisis intervention counseling. She is a Certified Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor- Masters level (CASAC-M) through NYS OASAS.
She has been a college instructor since 2014 and has taught in person, hybrid as well as online courses. Her passion is developing curriculum which incorporates real life skills and work tasks to prepare her students for careers in the human service and addiction fields.