Marcie Pitt-Catsouphes

Marcie Pitt-Catsouphes (Caitlin Cunningham)

Boston College School of Social Work Professor Marcie Pitt-Catsouphes has been named a fellow of the American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare for her distinguished accomplishments as a scholar and practitioner. 

Pitt-Catsouphes has devoted her career to studying factors that affect the employment experiences of vulnerable populations. She founded the Work and Family Research Network, which has evolved into the premier, multi-disciplinary research association for a range of work-family issues. She also co-founded and served as director of the Center on Aging & Work at Boston College, which conducts research and promotes the quality of employment for older adults. 

Pitt-Catsouphes also co-founded the Center for Social Innovation, which has conducted studies and has gathered data about the engagement of non-profits in social innovation initiatives, and established the Social Innovation Lab at Boston College which worked with non-profits and supports their social innovation initiatives.

Pitt-Catsouphes joins BC School of Social Work faculty members James E. Lubben, Kevin Mahoney, Ruth McRoy, and David Takeuchi as AASWSW Fellows. 

–University Communications | January 2019