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Boston College School of Social Work
Director of the
Doctoral Program in Social Welfare

James Lubben

Meet the Director of the BCSSW Doctoral Program in Social Welfare, Professor James Lubben. Watch video ยป


Kyle Bourque, PhD '12: Video


"At Boston College, if you are willing to do the work, they will provide you with the tools and support necessary to be successful."

Research Interests: Mental health issues and the military

Dissertation Topic: Combat-related Stress, Cohesion, Coping, and Perceived Threat: Predictors and Moderators of Posttraumatic Symptomatology among Deployed U.S. Army Soldiers

Kyle's next assignment will be at the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences (USUHS) in Bethesda, Maryland. USUHS is a medical school run by the Department of Defense. He will be assigned to the Department of Family Medicine, which has three primary missions: Family-Centered Care, Clinical Research, and Education. Kyle will be responsible for providing counseling services to students and will also have research and teaching responsibilities.