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Antonia Díaz-Valdés Iriarte

Part-Time Faculty


Antonia Díaz-Valdés Iriarte is a PhD candidate in the School of Social Work at Boston College. She has worked as a data analyst and teacher in Chile. Most of her research has focused on productive aging, and the evaluation of social intervention in different contexts. Additionally, she has a particular interest in social statistics and evidence-based policies and practice.

Selected Publications

López, S., Chambel, M. J., & Díaz-Valdés, A. (2018). Job insecurity, procedural justice and downsizing survivor affects. The International Journal of Human Resource Management. DOI: 10.1080/09585192.2018.1482939

Crea, T. M., Diaz-Valdes, A., Gruenfeld, E., Acevedo, J., Cerney, B., Medina, M., Hernandez, G., & Canelas, O. (2017). Food for education in Honduras: psychosocial correlates of childhood literacy. Prospects. DOI 10.1007/s11125-017-9408-7

Diaz-Valdes, A. (2013) Evidence-based public policy: openings and closings for the Chilean social work [Políticas Públicas basadas en evidencia: aperturas y clausuras para el trabajo social chileno].  Magazine Perspectives [Revista Perspectivas], 24(1), pp. 193-209.

Matz-Costa, C., Howard, E., Castaneda-Sceppa, C., Diaz-Valdes, A., & Margie Lachman (in review). Peer-based strategies to support physical activity interventions for older adults: A typology, conceptual framework, and practice guidelines.

Selected Grants

  • Dissertation Grant, Institute of Aging, Boston College (2018)
  • Conference Travel Grant, Institute of Aging, Boston College (2016)