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Commitment + Exploration

Ashley Hammonds

Taking Pride in Her Culture

As a member of the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina, Ashley Hammonds, MSW '11, takes pride in her culture and in helping to create awareness about the lives of modern day Native Americans.  more »

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Issues + Evidence

Donahue/DiFelice GSSW Endowed Professor Ruth McRoy

An Inclusive Perspective

Ruth McRoy, Donahue/DiFelice Endowed Professor of Social Work, is recognized for her groundbreaking and innovative research in the areas of child welfare, adoption, and diversity.  more »

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Leadership + Partnership

Andrea Cohen, MSW ’84

Thinking Creatively about Senior Care

Andrea Cohen, MSW '84, is dedicated to helping seniors age in place. As CEO of HouseWorks she has been a pioneer in private home care.  more »

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Vibrant Programs

Professor Marcie Pitt-Catsouphes and Professor Stephanie Berzin of the Boston College Social Innovation and Leadership Program

BC Social Work Creates Program for Transformative Social Change

In the entrepreneurial spirit, Professor Marcie Pitt-Catsouphes and Professor Stephanie Berzin have taken leadership roles in the establishment of a new BCSSW macro program: Social Innovation and Leadership Program and Collaborative (SIL).  more »

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Ingenious People

Jessica Black, Assistant Professor at Boston College Graduate School of Social Work

Expanding Our Understanding

Assistant Professor Jessica Black sees neuroscience as a critical component to the core of any social work training.  more »


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