Associate Professor of Macro Practice at Boston College School of Social Work
Tiziana Dearing is an Associate Professor of Macro Practice at Boston College School of Social Work. Her current teaching focuses on social innovation and leadership. Additional research and teaching interests include poverty and inequity, especially in urban environments, and social justice in public policy. Professor Dearing comes to the School of Social Work from the nonprofit sector, where she led a number of anti-poverty organizations, including Boston Rising, a start-up anti-poverty fund, and Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Boston, where she was the first woman president. Professor Dearing also served as the Executive Director of the Hauser Center for Nonprofit Organizations at Harvard University and spent nearly a decade as a management consultant both to Fortune 500 companies and to mission-driven nonprofit organizations.