The Nelson Chair Office aims to promote University-Community engagement to support coalition building of Community Based Organizations to improve the education and socio-emotional development of children and families.

Our Mission

UPDATE: As of July 1, 2019, Dr. AJ Franklin has retired from his position as the Nelson Professional Chair, now holding Professor Emeritus status at Boston College. Please check back here for future annoucements on Nelson Chair activity.

Recent Publications

Black Mental Health book
Neighborhoods of Promise book