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Boston College School of Social Work

Associate Professor Stephani Berzin

Research Spotlight

Innovating for the Common Good

In today’s culture of fast-paced technological and entrepreneurial innovation, nonprofits have much to gain by looking within their own organizations to find new solutions to social problems, according to a new book by Stephanie Berzin, an associate professor and assistant dean of doctoral programs at the School of Social Work. Co-authored with Humberto Camarena, Innovation from Within: Redefining How Nonprofits Solve Problems (Oxford University Press, 2018) offers a practical framework for how leaders in the nonprofit sector can foster innovation and creativity within their organizations.

From the blog: Innovating for the Common Good »


Dr. David Takeuchi

Research Spotlight

BCSSW Doctoral Program names David Takeuchi 2018 Mentor of the Year

Professor and Dorothy Book Scholar David Takeuchi has received the Doctoral Program’s 2018 Mentor of the Year Award. Student nominations cited he tremendous support he provides in their career development and in their work as researchers. He also “exemplifies the role of mentor” and his “door is always open.” One student said it best, “Dr. Takeuchi is a blessing and a gift to the BCSSW community, and our program thrives because of individuals like him.”

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