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Professor Lubben appointed Director of Institute on Aging

Professor James Lubben, the Louise McMahon Ahearn Professor in the Graduate School of Social Work has been appointed Director of the new Institute on Aging at Boston College. Dr. Lubben is a leading scholar in social gerontology with an active research agenda examining social support networks among older populations.  The new Institute on Aging will work closely with  GSSW Centers; The Sloan Center on Aging and Work and the Center for the Study of Home and Community Life as well as Boston College's Center for Retirement Research.