Tomi Gomory

Associate Professor
Tomi Gomory

Contact Information

Office Location
University Center C2410
(850) 644-2328
Resume / CV


  • Ph.D., 1998, University of California at Berkeley; Social Welfare
  • M.S.W., 1986, New York University; Social Work
  • B.S., 1970, New York University; History and Education

Selected Peer Review Articles and Publications

Gomory, T., Gromer, J., Groton, D., Stephens, S. G., Harris, R., & Duncan, M. (2019). Client Perception and Utilization of an Innovative "One Stop" Service Center for People Experiencing Homelessness: A Mixed-Methods Case Study. American Journal of Psychiatric Rehabilitation, 21, 1-20.

Gomory, T., & Dunleavy, D. J. (2018). Social Work and Coercion. Encyclopedia of Social Work, 23.

Gomory, T., Dunleavy, D., & Lieber, A. (2017). Solving Problems in Everyday Living (SPIEL) model: Towards a de-medicalized, education-based approach to "mental health.". Journal of Humanistic Psychology, 1-20. doi:10.1177/0022167817722430

Gromer, J. M., Campbell, M. H., Gomory, T., & Maynard, D. M. (2013). Sexual prejudice among Barbadian university students. Journal of Gay & Lesbian Social Services. 25(4), 399-419

Gomory, T. (2013). The limits of evidence-based medicine and its application to mental health evidence-based practice. (Part Two): Assertive Community Treatment assertively reviewed. Ethical Human Psychology and Psychiatry, 15(2), 73-86.

Gomory, T. (2013). The limits of evidence-based medicine and its application to mental health evidence-based practice. (Part One). Ethical Human Psychology and Psychiatry, 15(1), 18-34.

Gomory, T., Cohen, D., & Kirk, S. A. (2013). Madness or mental illness? Revisiting historians of psychiatry. Current Psychology, 32, 119-135. doi:10.1007/s12144-013-9168-3

Gomory, T., Wong, S. E., Cohen, D., & Lacasse, J. R. (2011). Clinical social work and the biomedical industrial complex. Journal of Sociology and Social Welfare, 38(5), 135-165.

Books Published

Kirk, S. A., Gomory, T., & Cohen, D. (2013).  Mad Science: Psychiatric coercion, diagnosis, and drugs. Rutgers, NJ: Transaction Publishers.

Selected Grants

Gomory, T. (Principle Investigator). Florida State University, The Renaissance Community Project: A Model of Community Reintegration. Funded by Beatitude Foundation. ($72,000) 2013–2013.

Gomory, T. (Principal Investigator). Central And Eastern Europe: Social Issues In New Emerging Democracies. A Faculty Development Initiative Of The ACC International Academic Collaborative, Florida State University. ($70,000). 2008.

Gomory, T. (Principal Investigator).The relevance of clinical social work to mental health service provision in Hungary. United States Department of State. ($20,000). 2005-2006.

Gomory, T. (Co-Principal Investigator). Florida Department of Children & Families Mental Health Program Office Adult Mental Health Self-Directed Care Program Pilot in District 4. Florida State University ($494,597). 2002-2003.

Gomory, T. (Co-Principal Investigator). Evaluation of TANF Outcomes for the Florida Department of Children & Families. Florida State University ($110,000). 2000-2002.