Category Archives: Boston College Authors

A Jesuit Cossack

Before assuming the presidency of Boston College in 1932, Louis J. Gallagher, S.J., spent 15 months on a mission of danger and diplomacy in Russia. His adventure is recounted in the newly published memoir A Jesuit Cossack: A Memoir by Louis J. Gallagher, … Continue reading

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Understanding taxation

The sixth edition of Partnership Income Taxation (Foundation Press), co-authored by BC Law’s William J. Kenealy, S.J. Professor James Repetti, William H. Lyons, and Charlene D. Luke, has been published. The text is described as an accessible introduction to an intricate body of … Continue reading

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Saint Alberto Hurtado, S.J.

Saint Alberto Hurtado (1901-1952), a Jesuit priest from Chile who ministered to the poor, is highly regarded in Latin America, but less well-known in the English-speaking world. BC Law Professor Scott FitzGibbon and BC Law alumna Fernanda Soza hope to bring St. Hurtado’s prophetic … Continue reading

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Harold Petersen

Harold Petersen, a retired associate professor of economics, taught at Boston College from 1960 to 2016. He has published a personal reflection of his journey through BC and also the journey of BC as seen through his eyes. 56 Years: Two … Continue reading

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Practitioners and academics

What is the optimal mixture of real-world experience and scholarly research that produces the best educational preparation for business students? The sharp divide between practitioners and academics that once existed has been largely erased, but there is still much progress … Continue reading

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Engaging first-gen college students

Digital tools can help ensure the academic success of students who are first in their families to go to college, according to a new book co-authored by BC Lynch School of Education Associate Professor Heather Rowan-Kenyon, Lynch School of Education Professor … Continue reading

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The Paulist Biblical Commentary

The Paulist Biblical Commentary (Paulist Press, 2018) is a significant new compendium of the very best in contemporary biblical scholarship. The 1,686-page volume, which brings together in collaboration more than 70 international biblical scholars, consists of a commentary on each of … Continue reading

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