SEPTEMBER 24, 2015
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Since 2011, Dr. Kevin Shafer has been an Assistant Professor of Social Work at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. He received his PhD from The Ohio State University in 2009. He has three research foci: (1) father involvement and its effects on men, women, and children; (2) gender differences in mental health and help-seeking; and (3) the influence of stepfather-child and father-child relationships on the stepchild’s well-being. Dr. Shafer conducts this research in both the United States and Brazil. He is the principal investigator of the Survey of Contemporary Fatherhood and the BYU Men's Studies Research Lab, a multidisciplinary research group addressing men's health, well-being, and fathering.
SEPTEMBER 22, 2015
Boston College School of Social Work invites you to participate in an interactive PhD Information Session Webinar to learn about our PhD programs and ask questions. The program director and current Boston College PhD students will give an overview about the program. If you are interested in participating, please register for the 2015 Webinar »
FEBRUARY 10, 2010
The GSSW is pleased to announce that Jessica M. Black will be joining the Health/Mental Health faculty concentration this Fall. Jessica is a postdoctoral scholar at the Center for Interdisciplinary Brain Sciences Research at Stanford University School of Medicine. She earned an MA and PhD in Education from Stanford University. Jessica's dissertation work focused on academic self-concept, subjective task value, and beliefs about intelligence in dual-language and English-only elementary school students. She is currently the Project Manager for a longitudinal study of kindergartners with high-risk for developing reading disabilities.