Melvin Delgado

DelgadoProfessor, Macro Practice
Co-Director, Center for Addiction Research & Services
Phone: 617-353-7722
delgado@bu.edu

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Education

BA (History), University of Illinois, Urbana
MS (Social Work), Columbia University
PhD (Social Welfare), Brandeis University

Courses Taught

HB 750   Organizational Structure & Culture
MP 759   Communities and Organizations: Analysis and Intervention
MP 773   Human Services Management
MP 774   Seminar: Community Planning
MP 783   Planning and Program Development

Scholarly and Practice Interests

Latino and other marginalized urban population groups; Youth development-youth-led research and macro-practice; Community-capacity enhancement; Non-traditional urban settings

Delgado, M. (Under Contract). Promotores de salud and urban health: Community health workers in action. New York: Oxford University Press.

Delgado, M. & Humm-Delgado, D. (Under Contract). Older adult prisoners: A challenge within a challenge for policy, research, and practice. New York, NY: Routledge Ltd.

Delgado, M. (In Press). Social work and the Latino community 2nd Edition: Social, economic, political, and cultural perspectives. New York: Oxford University Press.

Delgado, M. (In Press). Music, song, dance, and theatre: Broadway meets youth community practice. New York: Oxford University Press.

Delgado, M. (2017). Urban youth friendships and community social work practice. New York: Oxford University Press.

Delgado, M. (2016). Celebrating urban community life: Fairs, festivals, parades and community practice. Toronto: University of Toronto Press.

Delgado, M. (2016). Community practice and urban youth: Social justice service-learning and civic engagement. New York: Routledge Ltd.

Delgado, M. (2015). Urban youth and photovoice: Visual ethnography in action. New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Delgado, M. (2015). Baby boomers of color: Social work policy and practice. New York: Columbia University.

Delgado, M. (2013). Social Justice & the urban obesity crisis: The potential for the social work profession. New York: Columbia University Press.

Delgado, M. & Humm-Delgado, D. (2013). Asset assessments and community social work practice. New York: Oxford University Press.

Delgado, M. (2012). Prisoner re-entry and work: Adding business to the mix. Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner Publisher.

Delgado, M. (2011). Latinos small businesses and the American dream: Community social work and economic and social development. New York: Columbia University Press.

Delgado, M. (2009). Older adult-led health promotion in urban communities: A special focus on urban older adults of color. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.

Delgado, M. & Humm-Delgado, D. (2009). Health and health care in the nation’s prisons: Issues, challenges, and policies. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.

Delgado, M. & Zhou, M. (2008). Youth-led health promotion in urban communities: A capacity enhancement perspective. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.

Delgado, M. & Staples, L. (2008). Youth-led community organizing: Theory and action. New York: Oxford University Press.

Delgado, M. (2007). Social work practice with Latinos using a cultural assets paradigm. New York: Oxford University Press.

Delgado, M. (2016). Social justice youth community practice: International rewards and challenges. Closing plenary presentations at the Congreso Internacional de Pedagogia Social, Girona, Spain.

Delgado, M. (2013). Social justice and urban obesity. Presentation at the 50th International Conference on Making Cities Livable, Portland, OR.

Delgado, M. (2012). Cultural capital and art. Presentation at the University of Michigan Symposium on
Community Practice, Ann Arbor, MI.

Delgado, M. (2012, May). Visiting professor at Instituto Superior de Servico Social do Porto, Porto, Portugal.

Book Series Editor
2015-Present: Oxford University Press, Social Justice Youth Community Practice 
Journal Editorial Activity

Associate Editor
1999-Present: Journal of Primary Prevention

Consulting Editor
Social Work (1981-1982, 1984-1986 for “Briefly Stated”, 1997-1999)

Editorial Board Member
2015-Present: Journal of Alcoholism, Drug Abuse and Substance Dependence 
2015-Present: MOJ Addiction Medicine & Therapy 
2014-Present: Egyptian Journal of Social Work 
2007-Present: The Open Social Science Journal 
1982-Present: Social Work with Groups 
1996-Present: Journal of Ethnic & Cultural Diversity in Social Work 
1996-Present: Alcoholism Treatment Quarterly 
1991-1993, 1999-2006: Journal of Social Work Education 
1981-1989: Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences 
1979-1980: Social Casework 
1999-2002, 1982-1985: Social Work

Guest Editor of Special Issue(s)
1995-1997, 2001-2003: Alcoholism Treatment Quarterly
2003-2005: Journal of Primary Prevention 
1996-1998: Journal of Gerontological Social Work 
2007: Evaluation & Program Planning

Book Prospectus Reviewer
Jason Aronson, Allyn & Beacon, Brunner-Routledge, Columbia University Press, Council on Social Work Education, Family Service of America, Haworth Press, Oxford University Press, Palgrave Macmillan, Routledge, Sage Publications, Springer International, Teachers College Press, University of Tennessee Press, John Wiley & Sons.

Guest Reviewer
2016: International Journal of Qualitative Methods
2016: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 
2016: Journal of Aging and Social Policy 
2016: Social Service Review
2016: Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment 
2016: Social and Cultural Geography 
2016: Community Development 
2015, 2016: Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine 
2015: Social Work in Health Care 
2015: Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health 
2015: Social Psychiatry & Psychiatric Epidemiology 
2014: Dialogo
2013-2014: Urban Studies 
2014: Substance Use and Misuse 
1999, 2013, 2016: The Gerontologist 
2013: Substance Abuse
2013: Family Relations 
2012: American Journal of Education 
2011: Action Research Journal 
2011: Journal of Child & Family Studies 
2010-2013, 2016: Youth and Society 
2008-2009: Journal of Social Work 
2008, 2010: American Journal of Community Psychology 
2008, 2010: Children and Youth Services Review 
2003-2004, 2009, 2012-2013, 2016: Journal of Community Practice 
2009: Journal of Accounting and Taxation 
2007: Anthropology Today 
2006: American Journal of Orthopsychiatry 
2001: Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved 
1999: American Journal of Medicine 
1999: Research on Social Work Practice 
1997-2002: Urban Education 
1984: Children and Youth Services Review 

2011: Who’s Who in America
2006: Boston University School of Social Work Excellence in Teaching Award
1999: Columbia University School of Social Work Alumni Hall of Fame
1996: Outstanding Contribution to the Boston University School of Social Work Alumni Award
1994: Greatest Contribution to Social Work Education Award from the National Association of Social Work, Massachusetts Chapter