Following Barack Obama’s announcement that he would use executive authority on immigration policy, BC Social Work Professor Westy Egmont went on CNN to discuss what the order means for the millions of immigrants affected by the president’s decision.
Co-Director of BC Social Work’s Center for Social Innovation Professor Stephanie Berzin recently participated in a panel discussion at the 2014 “Crowds and Climate: From Ideas to Action” Conference on the campus of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Talia Rivera began her career working with youth in 1998, and today, she is considered one of the leading voices on youth violence, gang interventions, and street work in the City of Boston.
Longtime Boston College Film Studies Professor John Michalczyk is known for tackling some of society’s most pressing concerns in his own work: He has produced films on clergy abuse, peace in the Middle East and Ireland, the lasting effects of the Holocaust, emigration, and interfaith relations.
Margaret Lombe, PhD, arrived on the campus of the Boston College School of Social Work ten years ago this fall. Since then, she has developed a reputation as a leading researcher on poverty, food security, and social inclusion/exclusion.
BC Social Work Professor Marcie Pitt-Catsouphes has written extensively on America’s aging workforce, and this week, she penned her latest article on the subject for online forum The Conversation. The focus of her piece surrounds two important trends in the U.S. that she says could “transform the structure of work in the near future.”
In the short time since we returned to campus for the fall semester, a significant group of faculty and students at BC Social Work have been recognized for their work on critical research studies and creative projects serving the community.