Welcome Additions

Introductions of new, tenure-track members of the
Boston College faculty

Leslie-Jayne Goodridge

Instr. Leslie-Jayne Goodridge (GSSW) received her doctorate in 1997 from Brandeis University, where she concentrated in social welfare policy.

Her areas of interest include adolescence and youth, AIDS education, and race, ethnicity and gender. This semester, she is teaching Basic Skills in Community Organization, Policy Planning and Administration, and an integrated seminar in clinical social work.

Goodridge received a bachelor's degree in history from Radcliffe College in 1985, and a master's degree in social work in 1991 from Smith College.

Her previous work experience includes a stint as a school social worker with the Brighton-Allston Mental Health Clinic from 1994 to 1997, where she counseled middle-school pupils with behavioral or family problems. She also served as a clinical social worker at Fenway Community Health Center from 1992 to 1993, and as a medical social worker at Boston City Hospital from 1991 to 1992.

Hugo Kamya

Asst. Prof. Hugo Kamya (GSSW) became a tenure-track Graduate School of Social Work faculty member this academic year after teaching on an adjunct basis since 1992.

A 1989 GSSW alumnus, Kamya is teaching courses this semester on Group Therapy, and on Racism, Oppression and Diversity. His areas of interest include child and family therapy, AIDS education, violence prevention and conflict resolution, and organizational development and training.

Kamya received his undergraduate education in his native Kenya, where he earned a degree in philosophy in 1980 from St. Augustine's Senior Seminary in Bungoma, and a diploma in philosophy and religious studies from the University of Nairobi in 1983. Kamya received a master's degree in divinity from Harvard University in 1987 before earning his master's degree in social work from Boston College. He also earned a doctorate in social work from Boston University in 1993.

Since 1991, Kamya has maintained a private practice as a therapist in Cambridge, counseling individuals, couples, families and groups. His previous professional experience includes service as a staff clinical social worker at the Cambridge Youth Guidance Center from 1991-94, and as a pastoral and clinical psychology fellow at the Danielsen Institute in Boston from 1989-91.

Joy Field

Asst. Prof. Joy Field (CSOM), whose interests lie in the management of manufacturing operations and quality, came to the Carroll School of Management last year after receiving a doctorate in business administration from the University of Minnesota.

Field's industry experience includes seven years with Unisys Corp., where she worked as an industrial engineer and a financial analyst.

In addition to her doctorate, Field holds three other University of Minnesota degrees: a 1984 bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering, and master's degrees in business and statistics in 1989 and 1995, respectively.

This semester, Field is teaching an undergraduate course in Management and Operations.


John Gallaugher

Asst. Prof. John Gallaugher (CSOM) returns to his alma mater as a specialist in management information systems. This semester, he is teaching an undergraduate course in Strategic Analysis and a graduate course in Computer Information Systems.

Gallaugher earned a bachelor's degree in computer science in 1988 and a master's in business administration in 1990 from the Carroll School of Management. He also received a doctoral degree from the Syracuse University School of Management in 1997.

His research work has appeared in journals and proceedings and he has presented papers at several national and international conferences. Gallaugher's professional experience includes work as a team leader and systems analyst at Alcoa.
He also has worked and studied in the former Soviet Union and conducted information systems research in Shanghai, China.

Marta Geletkanycz

Asst. Prof. Marta Geletkanycz (CSOM) came to Boston College after a three-year stint as an assistant professor of management and organization at Pennsylvania State University.

Geletkanycz received her doctorate in 1994 from Columbia University, where she concentrated in management of organizations. She earned a bachelor's degree in finance from Penn State in 1983 and an MBA from New York University in 1986.

She has made presentations at international academic conferences, and her articles have appeared in Strategic Management Journal . She has also worked as a consultant for Applied Research Corp. in Metuchen, NJ, and Israel Discount Bank of New York.

This semester, she is teaching an undergraduate course in Strategy and Policy.

-Mark Sullivan

This is the final installment of Welcome Additions for the 1997-98 academic year.

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