Faculty: Janet F. Rosenzweig

Vice President for Programs and Research for Prevent Child Abuse America

Janet has enjoyed a three-decade career in social work and public administration.  She was the founding director of the Project Against Sexual Abuse of Appalachian Children, executive director of Girls Clubs of Dallas and research analyst for the New Jersey Department of Human Services. She served in the cabinet for Mercer County, N.J., as the human services director and spent 7 years as the executive director of the New Jersey chapter of Prevent Child Abuse-America. In those roles she has managed multi-million dollar operating and capital budgets and been both a grant-maker and grant seeker. Janet served as the acting executive director of the Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality and spent 2011 writing The Sex-Wise Parent, The Parent’s Guide for Protecting Your Child and  Strengthening Your Family, to be released April 2012.  She currently works for Prevent Child Abuse-America and manages an active consulting practice.


Janet has taught at Penn State, Rutgers University, Rider University, The College of New Jersey, Montclair State University and Temple University and offered continuing education courses for Rutgers University and Harvard’s Kennedy School.


Janet holds a BS in Family Studies, an MS in Health Education, both from The Pennsylvania State University; a PhD in Social Work from Rutgers University and  a Masters in Public Administration from Harvard’s Kennedy School.  

Courses Taught

Nonprofit Financial Management (Spring 2016)

Spring 2016
Course Section: 
Janet F. Rosenzweig
McNeil 167-8

The course is designed to provide the student with an understanding of
the primary financial management issues and decisions that confront
senior management in nonprofits and government. Students will examine
financial analysis techniques from both a practical and strategic
perspective as they examine operating and capital decisions. The
objective of the course is to allow the student to understand how
managers integrate the various discrete financial decisions within a
broader framework that allows them to analyze, develop and execute a
coherent overall financial strategy.