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New GSSW Faculty Appointment in Older Adults & Families Concentration

Christina Matz-Costa
Christina Matz-Costa

APRIL 26, 2011

The Boston College Graduate School of Social Work is pleased to announce that Christina Matz-Costa will join the Older Adults & Families Concentration this fall. Tina is currently completing her dissertation, entitled "Productive aging in the workplace: Understanding factors that promote or impede engagement in work roles," in the Boston College GSSW doctoral program. She earned her MSW from Boston College with a concentration in macro social work and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology in the Honors Program at the University of Massachusetts - Amherst.

In 2008, Tina served as Co-Principal Investigator in a MetLife Mature Market Institute Grant to study the drivers of work engagement for employees of different ages. She was selected as a Hartford Doctoral Fellow in 2009. Since 2010, Tina has been Associate Director of Research at the Sloan Center on Aging & Work at Boston College. Her publication record includes eight peer-reviewed articles in journals such as the Indian Journal of Gerontology and the Journal of Social Service Research.