This December, Professor Westy Egmont and other members of a special task force convened by Governor Deval Patrick presented an important report at the State House entitled Rx for Strengthening Massachusetts’ Economy and Healthcare System.
Professor Oscar Martinez, who spent the last year as a visiting scholar at the Boston College School of Social Work, has been named by the mayor of Mexico City to an important council of six scholars convened to advise the city’s top office on social development.
In September 2009, Ruth McRoy became the first holder of the Donahue and DiFelice Endowed Professorship at the Boston College School of Social Work. Since then, she has worked tirelessly to expand community partnerships, and to build a new focus group devoted to studying the impacts of adoption, while leading the school’s Diversity and Justice Initiatives.
Associate Dean of Research and Dorothy Book Scholar David Takeuchi participated on a plenary panel at the National Institute of Health’s (NIH) 7th Annual Conference on the Science of Dissemination and Implementation.
Faculty at BC Social Work have been recognized for their work on critical research studies and creative projects serving the community over the past couple of months. While this sampling of commendations represents a diversity of subject matter and methods of inquiry, all of these projects share the same principal mission: to support work to…
Massachusetts Governor-elect Charlie Baker has named one of BC Social Work’s own to his Cabinet, appointing Professor Marylou Sudders to head the Executive Office of Health and Human Services.
This fall marked an important development in the history of BC Social Work’s National Resource Center for Participant-Directed Services (NRCPDS), when Richard Petty was named its executive director. Petty also became research professor at the School of Social Work.
In her latest piece for WBUR’s Cognoscenti, Professor Tiziana Dearing discusses how the American public has regrettably interpreted the recent rioting in Ferguson, Missouri as a “black response.”