Dorothy joined the CUNY School of Labor and Urban Studies, in its previous incarnation as the Joseph S. Murphy Institute for Worker Education and Labor Studies, in October 2013. Her career in non-profit and higher education administration spans 25 years. She has been affiliated with respected and prominent institutions such as the Center for the Disabled (now the Center for Disability Services) in Albany, NY, the New York State Archives, The New York Academy of Medicine, and the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Dorothy holds a B.A. in Communications from Fordham University.