By Maria Palomino Boston College has named James E. Lubben professor emeritus for his many contributions to the School of Social Work (BCSSW) and the fields of gerontology and social welfare. Teacher, scholar, and researcher, Lubben is an expert on health and welfare systems for aging populations. He is also professor emeritus at UCLA, where…
At the end of the 2017-18 school year, the School of Social Work celebrated the distinguished careers of retiring faculty members Kathleen McInnis-Dittrich, James Lubben, and Ron Ancrum, honoring their contributions to social work research and the Boston College community.
Professor Thanh Tran and Professor and Associate Dean of Faculty Development & Academic Affairs Marcie Pitt-Catsouphes have been recognized for the outstanding contributions to community service and the work-family community, respectively.
The book is co-edited by Boston College School of Social Work Louise McMahon Ahearn Endowed Professor James Lubben and features the perspectives and research findings of eight BCSSW faculty and staff members.
Boston College School of Social Work Assistant Professor Jessica Shaw has been awarded a $313,558 grant by the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) Office on Violence Against Women for her project “Evaluation of a Cross-System Cooperative Response to Adolescent Sexual Assault Victims.”
The Lancet Commission on Pollution and Health, of which BCSSW Dean Gautam N. Yadama is a commissioner, has released a report analyzing the scope of the health and economic costs of air, water, soil, and occupational pollution in the world today.
Meet the School of Social Work’s three new faculty members: Salem Professor in Global Practice Theresa Betancourt and assistant professors Vincent Fusaro and Praveen Kumar.
BCSSW Dean Gautam Yadama and Associate Dean Tom Walsh met with Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker, as the Baker administration announced a first-in-the-nation set of educational core principles for social workers designed to address opioid addiction and treatment.
Boston College and the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IITB) have co-signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to explore partnerships in research, project development, coursework, and the sharing of knowledge and ideas.
The team was charged with learning more about the growing population of NiNis in Chile’s capital city, a term that refers to young Chileans in Santiago who are neither pursuing opportunities in higher education, nor at work (ni estudia, ni trabaja in Spanish).