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NOVEMBER 11, 2014

Several faculty and students at Boston College School of Social Work have been recognized for their work on critical research studies and creative projects serving the community. While the commendations represent a diversity of subject matter and methods of inquiry, all of the projects share the same principal mission: to support work to create social change.

Visit our blog Innovate@BCSocialWork for details about the following:

  • MSW candidate Vanessa Corbera was awarded the 2014 Consuelo W. Gosnell Memorial Scholarship
  • MSW candidate M. Josh McNeil was named a recipient of the Verne LaMarr Lyons Memorial MSW scholarship
  • PhD candidate Jooyoung Kong's paper, "The Effect of Childhood Abuse on Intergenerational Support to Aging Parents," was acknowledged with the Emerging Scholar and Professional Organization Interdisciplinary Paper Award
  • Associate Professor Marylou Sudders earned a major grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  • Assistant Professor Scott Easton was awarded an R03 grant from the National Institute on Aging to study male survivors of child sexual abuse
  • Assistant Professor Erika Sabbath was awarded a K01 grant from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control to research the economic and health effects of psychosocial workplace exposures
  • Assistant Professor Christina Matz-Costa was co-winner of the Patricia B. Elmore Award for Outstanding Research in Measurement and Evaluation
  • PhD students Sara Keary, Kaipeng Wang, Aakanksha Sinha, Drew Reynolds, Leia Saltzman, Melissa Harry, Hae Nim Lee, and Jie Yang have been accepted to present papers or workshop sessions at upcoming events

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