Our faculty receive sponsored research grant awards for projects that enrich our academic programs and bridge theory and practice.
The Boston College School of Social Work faculty are frequently asked to contribute their expertise and thought leadership across multiple media platforms. The excellence of their teaching, scholarship, and research is reflected in their awards, appointments, and distinctions.
Below, chronologically, we list news story links to where our faculty have provided expert commentary or been recognized for their contributions and expertise in their field.
Associate Professor Westy Egmont discusses empowering immigrants and socialworkers to be agents of integration »
Associate Professor Westy Egmont comments on President Trump’s halt to the United States refugee program in the Boston Herald »
Associate Professor Westy Egmont responds to President Trump's immigration executive order on NECN's 'The Take' »
Faculty members Tiziana Dearing, Summer Hawkins, and David Takeuchi released RISE3 reports during an event on campus that featured speakers from the Obama administration team. "RISE3 Publishes Data-Driven Reports from Partnership with Obama White House"»
Associate Professor Tiziana Dearing joined Jon Keller for the segment "On the Issues: Balancing the Burden of Income Inequality" for CBS Boston's Keller at Large. »
Associate Professor Tiziana Dearing discusses the potential downside to Mark Zuckerberg's $45 billion philanthropic pledge on New England Cable News, Broadside. »
Associate Professor Tiziana Dearing comments on the historical importance of the Papal Encyclical, Laudato Sii, for WBUR's online magazine, Cognoscenti. »
Associate Professor Tiziana Dearing addresses Washington in her post on The Hill's Congress Blog and highlights five ways to address poverty during the 2016 election season. »
Associate Professor Tiziana Dearing discusses the recent shooting in South Carolina of an unarmed black man by a white police officer on WBZ NightSide with Dan Rea and how the event is embedded in a national conversation on race relations. »
Associate Professor Tiziana Dearing is interviewed on WGBH 'Greater Boston' regarding the participatory budget process being implemented in Cambridge. »
Associate Professor Tiziana Dearing blogs in the Huffington Post about Jeb Bush's recent comments about the importance of allowing for personal choice and control in interventions aimed at alleviating poverty. »