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Tiziana Dearing

In the second edition of the Innovate Podcast, Dearing discusses why servant leaders, who embody the Jesuit ideals of "men and women for others," are just the kind of changemakers our nation requires right now.

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BCSSW is one of the top ten social work schools nationwide, according to U.S. News & World Report's 2017 rankings.


BCSSW Research Project Broadens Budding Relationship with Catholic Charities

Research Spotlight

BCSSW Research Project Broadens Budding Relationship with Catholic Charities

Over the course of the past year, a team of researchers led by Boston College Social Work Professors Margaret Lombe and Samantha Teixeira compiled a comprehensive report assessing outcomes for youth who have participated in the Catholic Charities Teen Center at Saint Peter’s in Dorchester, the largest and most diverse neighborhood of Boston.        

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Rocío Calvo and Victor Figuereo

Student Spotlight

PhD Candidate Addresses the Racialization of Latinos through Innovative Research

This past spring, BCSSW doctoral candidate Victor Figuereo was awarded the Pinderhughes Fellowship given annually to an outstanding African-American PhD student at the School. Victor is now in his third year at BCSSW, and is hard at work to earn his degree, expected in 2019, under the tutelage of mentor Rocío Calvo. He is also a member of the school’s Latino Leadership Initiative, and specifically, he is part of the LLI’s Latino Research Seminar, a program designed to address the disparity of Latino professors in higher education.

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