Jeffrey Anvari-Clark

Jeffrey Clark

Anvari-Clark CV


Jeffrey Anvari-Clark received an undergraduate degree from American University in 2000, a Master of Arts in social justice in intercultural relations from the School for International Training in 2006and earned his MSW from the University of Maryland in 2012. He teaches the MSW course Financial Stability for Individuals, Families, and Communitiesleads continuing education trainings, is a member of the Financial Social Work Initiative steering committee, and conducts research exploring the relationship between behavioral health and financial well-being. He has expertise in financial advising, coaching, case management, and training. His latest work for the general public - The Conscious Collaborators’ Guide to Financial Empowerment: Overcome your emotional money hang-ups and make the world more prosperous along the way is located at 


Previous Education: 

MA, School for International Training (SIT) 
MSW, University of Maryland, Baltimore 
BA, American University  

Research Interests:

Financial well-being, behavioral and mental health, social determinants of mental health and the impact of the racial income and wealth gaps, financial therapy, financial capability and asset building (FCAB), financial interdependence and structures for collective financial well-being  

Teaching Interests:

Social work practice with individuals, families, or groups; financial social work; behavioral and mental health 


As much as I enjoy hiking, it takes too long. So now I mostly just run through the woods, or row.  On the home-front, I've got two kids who on occasion butt heads, and an amazing wife who got her doctorate long ago. We shall be the Drs. Anvari-Clark.