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BCSSW Introduces New Faculty in 2017

Yadama & Fellow Lancet Commissioners Release Groundbreaking Global Analysis on Pollution

The Lancet Commission on Pollution and Health, of which BCSSW Dean Gautam N. Yadama is a commissioner, has released a report analyzing the scope of the health and economic costs of air, water, soil, and occupational pollution in the world today. The report represents the first global analysis of the impacts from all forms of pollution measured together, while exploring the enormous economic costs (estimates suggest as much as $4.6 trillion) and the social injustices of pollution.  

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BCSSW Introduces New Faculty in 2017

BCSSW Introduces New Faculty in 2017

Meet the School of Social Work’s three new faculty members: Salem Professor in Global Practice Theresa Betancourtand assistant professors Vincent Fusaro and Praveen Kumar. Betancourt’s research delves into issues of global mental health, Kumar focuses on environmental inequities and poverty, and Fusaro examines poverty policy in the United States.

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BCSSW Partners with Governor Baker

Yadama and Walsh Visit with Governor Baker to Address Opioid Addiction

BCSSW Dean Gautam Yadama and Associate Dean Tom Walsh met with Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker, as the Baker administration announced a first-in-the-nation set of educational core principles for social workers designed to address opioid addiction and treatment.

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BCSSW Names Betancourt as Inaugural Salem Professor in Global Practice

BCSSW Names Betancourt as Inaugural Salem Professor in Global Practice

Theresa S. Betancourt, Sc.D., M.A., comes to Boston College from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, where she was director of the Research Program on Children and Global Adversity. To date, she has received more than $8.5 million in research funding for work on child development, humanitarian responses, global mental health, and implementation science. 

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Tiziana Dearing podcast

Tiziana Dearing on Servant Leadership

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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Associate Professor Westy Egmont comments on President Trump’s halt to the United States refugee program in the Boston Herald »

Associate Professor Westy Egmont responds to President Trump's immigration executive order on NECN's 'The Take' »

Faculty members Tiziana DearingSummer Hawkins, and David Takeuchi  released RISE3 reports during an event on campus that featured speakers from the Obama administration team. "RISE3 Publishes Data-Driven Reports from Partnership with Obama White House"»

Professor Tiziana Dearing has teamed with Carroll School of Management Professor Mary Cronin to edit an innovative book designed to provide a paradigm for “socially responsible enterprise management”»