Tag Archives: School of Social Work

Refugees and higher education

In Refugees and Higher Education: Trans-national Perspectives on Access, Equity, and Internationalization, contributors representing a variety of fields—from educational leadership and curriculum development to social work and higher education—offer a comprehensive, multi-disciplinary overview of refugee education issues around the world. … Continue reading

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Redefining how nonprofits solve problems

School of Social Work Associate Professor and Assistant Dean Stephanie Berzin is the co-author of Innovation from Within: Redefining How Nonprofits Solve Problems (Oxford University Press, 2018), which provides a practical framework for how leaders in the nonprofit sector can foster … Continue reading

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Male survivors of sexual abuse

BC School of Social Work Associate Professor Scott Easton has contributed a chapter to the new book Understanding the Sexual Betrayal of Boys and Men: The Trauma of Sexual Abuse, edited by Richard B. Gartner. The book presents chapters from the leading experts … Continue reading

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Getting to zero

The important role social work has played across the globe in fighting the HIV pandemic is captured in the new e-book, Getting to Zero: Global Social Work Responds to HIV. Vincent Lynch, who served as BC School of Social Work’s director … Continue reading

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Managing for Social Impact

Carroll School of Management Professor Mary Cronin and BC School of Social Work Professor of Macro Practice Tiziana Dearing are editors of Managing for Social Impact (Springer Press, 2017), which debuted as an Amazon #1 New Release in business ethics. Managing for Social … Continue reading

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The War on Poverty

Christopher Jencks, the Macolm Wiener Professor of Social Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School, will give a talk titled “The War on Poverty: Did We Give up Too Soon?” on  Apr. 11 at 4:30 p.m. in Fulton Hall, room 230. Jencks is … Continue reading

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Children and AIDS

While the number of children orphaned due to the HIV/AIDS epidemic is depressingly large, the percentage of these living in Sub-Saharan Africa is downright staggering–anywhere from 85 to 90 percent. Historically, much of the research around orphans in Africa has been focused … Continue reading

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School of Social Work magazine

The fall 2015 issue of the Boston College School of Social Work magazine features the work of junior faculty members Rocio Calvo, Jessica Black, Summer Hawkins and Erika Sabbath as well as the contributions of James Lubben to the Grand Challenges … Continue reading

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Honors for Sabbath

BC School of Social Work Assistant Professor Erika Sabbath has been named a recipient of a 2015 Richard Kalish Innovative Publication Award from the Gerontological Society of America. The award honors insightful and innovative publications on aging and life course development in … Continue reading

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A new way to lead

Sveta Emery, associate dean of finance, research, and administration in the BC School of Social Work, offers her take on The End of Leadership by Barbara Kellerman for a Chronicle of Higher Education feature, “What I’m Reading.” According to Kellerman, as a result … Continue reading

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