Lubben Chairs Society for Social Work & Research Annual Meeting

In January, hundreds of the foremost thinkers in social work higher education gathered in New Orleans, Louisiana for the Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR) Annual Conference. The chair of this year’s event was SSWR Vice President James Lubben, who is Professor and Louise McMahon Ahearn Chair at the Boston College School of Social Work.

Q&A with Ruth McRoy, Donahue and DiFelice Professor of Social Work

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.