Lendof, Delmy M. (dml55)

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Lendof, Delmy
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Higher Education
Organization & Leadership

Office Hours:
By appointment

Scholarly Interests

Professional History:

Dr. Lendof is a Student Affairs professional with 20 years of experience working in higher education and serving students at public and private universities.  She currently serves as the Associate Dean for Student Affairs at New York University (NYU) Steinhardt. She was the Director for Residential Staff and Programs at NYU and Assistant Director for Residential Life at Rutgers University and Teachers College, Columbia University.  


Professional Involvement:

Dr. Lendof is highly involved in regional and national organizations and has presented at a number of conferences. She is currently a member of the NASPA Region II Conference Planning Committee, the co-chair for the NASPA Latina/o Knowledge Community (LKC) Pre-Conference, and chair for the Region II LKC.  She served as a faculty member for the 2014 James Grimm National Housing Training Institute (NHTI) and the 2013 NEACUHO/ACUHO Regional Entry Level Institute (RELI).

Educational Background

Dr. Lendof has a Doctor of Education degree from Teachers College, Columbia University; a Master of Science in College Student Development from Long Island University, C.W. Post and a Bachelor of Arts in Politics, Economics and Society from The State University of New York, College at Old Westbury.

Selected Publications and Conference Presentations

Lendof, D.M., Martin-Ferguson, M., Simpson, D.B. (2018) Connecting Conduct and Social Justice.  In Hudson, J., Acosta, A., & Holmes, R. C. (Eds.), Conduct and Community: A Residence Life Practitioner’s GuideColumbus Ohio: Association of College & University Housing Officers – International


Lendof, D.M. (2018, in press). Do I Really Want or Need a Doctorate, and How Do I choose the Right Program for Me? In Kennedy, J.A., and Burnell, B.A (Eds.) Women Scholars Navigating the Doctoral Journey. Apple Academic Press


Lendof, D.M. (2016, May). Glitches at a Conference Illustrate the Challenges of Immigrant Families Face. The Chronicle Of Higher Education.

Selected Awards


  • Student Affairs Hallmark Award                                                         2016

New York University, Division of Student Affairs

  • Hallmark Award for Learning                                                              2015

New York University, Office of Residential Life and Housing Services

  • Team Achievement Award                                                                    2014

New York University, Office of Human Resources

  • Outstanding Higher Education Professional                                      2011

Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, Graduate School of Education


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