Dorothy Book Scholar and Associate Dean of Research David Takeuchi and Assistant Professor Samantha Teixeira have co-edited a special edition issue of the W.E.B. Du Bois Review, a journal based at Harvard’s Hutchins Center for African and African American Research. The topic of this fall’s installment of the review is race and environmental equity.
In partnership with the United Way, BCSSW has launched an Innovation Speaker Series held at a shared space in Boston’s Innovation District.
Assistant Professor Scott Easton and PhD alumna Najwa Safadi are spanning the distance between Boston and Abu Dies in order to build interventions to help professionals in this war-torn region to practice better self-care.
Aakanksha Sinha is a visiting research fellow at the Institute for Human Development in New Delhi, India where she is the lead investigator on two projects studying nutrition and children in that country.
Marie Downey’s journey to success through service has unfolded along a unique and personal path. As one of eight siblings growing up in South Boston in the 1950s and 60s, she was the first in her family to earn a high school degree. Today, she is a leader in her field, providing opportunity and a better life for many of the hotel workers in the City of Boston.
The research for Leia Saltzman’s dissertation was conducted at The Israel Center for the Treatment of Psychotrauma at Herzog Hospital in Jerusalem. She has accepted a post-doctoral fellowship to work on an extension of this research and will return to Israel this coming fall.
As Sheriff of Hampden County, Massachusetts, Michael Ashe has spent the last 40-plus years innovating within prisons towards developing a better paradigm for a system that is more rehabilitative, and less punitive.
Read this excerpt from Associate Professor Stephanie Berzin’s article in classy.org.
BC Social Work’s international doctoral program in social welfare is a unique collaboration between BCSSW and other Jesuit universities in Mexico and Chile.
Boston College has named Gautam N. Yadama, assistant vice chancellor for international affairs and professor in the George Warren Brown School of Social Work at Washington University in St. Louis, as dean of the Boston College School of Social Work.
Dorothy Book Scholar and Associate Dean of Research David Takeuchi presented recent, cutting-edge research on the integration of immigrants into American life at Boston City Hall this past week, helping to paint a complex portrait of the 41 million foreign-born individuals living in the U.S.