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Boston College School of Social Work


Distinguished Alumni Honored for 2016

JANUARY 21, 2016

The Distinguished Alumni Awards honor Boston College School of Social Work MSW or PhD alumni who have made significant contributions to the social work profession. This year, two awards were handed out during a ceremony held on January 8th at McGuinn Hall, to  Daniel Gill, MSW '06, and  Judith S. Willison, MSW '87.

Daniel D. Gill is currently employed by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs' VA Maryland Health Care System as a Team Lead in the HUD-VASH (Veterans Affairs Supported Housing) program.
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Judith S. Willison is currently an Assistant Professor in the School of Social Work at Bridgewater State University. She teaches social work practice courses, Dynamics of Diversity and Oppression, and an elective focused on a multisystemic approach to addressing violence.  See bio »  

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Pinderhughes Diversity Lecture Series

Pinderhughes Diversity Lecture Series
Speaker: Dr. Beverly Greene

Dr. Beverly Greene, PhD, ABPP, Professor of Psychology at St. John's University, NY spoke on the topic: "Social Marginalization By and Between the Marginalized: What the same sex marriage debate hath wrought. Implications for mental health providers."

Dr. Greene has served on the editorial boards of numerous scholarly journals and is the author of over 75 publications, including 7 books. Dr. Greene is the founding co-editor of the APA Div.44 book series Psychological Perspectives on Lesbian, Gay & Bisexual Issues. She has received nine national awards for her contributions to the psychological literature on women, sexual minorities and African Americans.