Category Archives: Boston College Authors

Covert operations

Though a part of international politics for centuries, covert actions to induce changes to ruling governments — including assassinating a leader, orchestrating a coup d’état, or interfering in an election — are difficult to study due to their secretive nature. … Continue reading

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Award for Oliveira

Motherhood across Borders: Immigrants and Their Children in Mexico and New York (NYU Press, 2018) by BC Lynch School Assistant Professor Gabrielle Oliveira has been honored with the inaugural Outstanding Ethnography in Education Book Award from the Ethnography in Education … Continue reading

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Little Man

A little boy learns that making mistakes is an important part of being human and that laughing at those mistakes is what helps a little boy grow into a little man, in a new book by Boston College alumnus Matt Clemente. … Continue reading

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Dermot Sparhawk

The crime novel series featuring private investigator Dermot Sparhawk continues with the release of Murder in the Charlestown Bricks. The novel is about Sparhawk’s search for the person who murdered a woman who was like a second mother to him. … Continue reading

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Nurses in retirement

Approximately one million nurses will be retiring in the next five to 10 years, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation. For those nurses wondering what follows after retirement, a book by Connell School of Nursing Associate Professor Patricia Tabloski and … Continue reading

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Changes to Title IX

Due to the government shutdown, the U.S. Department of Education extended its original Jan. 28 deadline for educators to submit comments on its proposed new rules on sexual harassment and assault. O’Neill Professor of American Politics R. Shep Melnick, author of … Continue reading

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Landrigans’ book honored

Children and Environmental Toxins: What Everyone Needs to Know (Oxford University Press), co-authored by BC alumni Philip J. Landrigan and Mary M. Landrigan, was named a 2018 American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year. For nearly 50 years, the AJN Book … Continue reading

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