Staff

Meet Our Team

From the folks in admissions to administrative assistants to financial aid advisors, this talented pool of can-doers keeps all the angles covered, from grant applications to internal communications to field and online education. They know the place inside and out, and they’re happy to be tapped for information and assistance. Browse the list below to put some names to the friendly, capable faces you’ll run across during your tenure at SSW.

SSW Deans

Gail Steketee
Dean and Professor
617-353-3760
steketee@bu.edu

Mary Elizabeth Collins
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs; Professor; Chair, Social Welfare Policy
617-353-3748
mcollins@bu.edu

Lena Lundgren
Associate Dean for Research, Professor and CARS Director
617-353-3748
llundgre@bu.edu

Ken Schulman
Associate Dean for Enrollment Services & External Relations
617-353-3750
kschul@bu.edu

Mena daSilva-Clark
Assistant Dean, Off-Campus & Online Programs
617-353-3766
menad@bu.edu

Trudy Zimmerman
Assistant Dean, Field Education
Director, Dual Degree Program in Social Work and Education
617-353-3754
trudyz@bu.edu

Administrative Departments

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Mary Elizabeth Collins
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs; Professor
Deborah Putnam
Part-time Instruction Administrator

Cindy Cabral
Senior Program Cordinator

 

Phone: 617-353-3750
Fax: 617-353-5612

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Ken Schulman
Associate Dean for
Enrollment Services &
External Relations
Ina Frye
Senior Financial
Aid Manager
Sandra Butler
Financial Aid
Manager
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Francois Exilhomme
Admissions Manager
Julia Larson
Admissions Officer
Julie Billings
Admissions Coordinator

 

 

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Ken Schulman
Associate Dean for
Enrollment Services &
External Relations
Kathleen Lopes
Senior Staff Coordinator

 

Phone: 617-358-5599

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Director of Development

Phone: 617-353-3754

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Trudy Zimmerman
Assistant Dean,
Field Education; and
Director, Dual Degree
Program in Social Work
and Education
Judith Perlstein
Associate Director,
Field Education
Reeve Goldhaber
Assistant Director,
Field Education; and
Director, Lowy-GEM
Program in Aging
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Kristina Whiton-O’Brien
Assistant Director of Advising
and Field Education for
the Online Program
Diane Casey Crowley
Field Education
Coordinator, Online Program
Andrew Spooner
Macro Coordinator
Field Education
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Alicia Cameron
Administrative Assistant, Field Education
 Denise Osei-Mensah
Administrative Coordinator, Online Program Field Education

 

 

  

Phone: 617-353-3750

Meredith Enish: Director of Finance and Administration
Lisa Lima: Financial Administrator
Israel De La Cruz: Financial Administrative Coordinator

IT Help Center


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Rebecca Grossfield
Marketing & Communications Specialist
Cilicia Rios
Marketing & Communications Coordinator

Phone: 617-353-3766

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Mena daSilva-Clark
Assistant Dean
Off-Campus & Online Programs
Deb Berglin
Director,
Cape Cod Campus
Terese Romano
Director,
BU North-Bedford Campus
Sonia Mee Grahek
Sonia Mee
Director,
Fall River Campus
Jennifer Grahek
Administrator
Online Program
Sabrina Di Rito
Student Services Coordinator
Online Program
Cassandra Moniz
Sr. Program Coordinator
Off-Campus Programs
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Administrative Assistant
Online Program

Phone: 617-353-3760
Fax: 617-353-3913

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Dean
Patty Frasso
Assistant to the Dean

Phone: 617-353-3756

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Deborah Sheehan
Director
Sibyl Holland
Program Coordinator

Phone: 617-353-3751

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Cate Solomon
Director, Student Services
Jennifer Rosenberg
Registrar
Kathleen Lopes
Senior Staff Coordinator

Yvette Anderson: Writing Tutor

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Professor Lena Lundgren
Associate Dean for Research, Professor and CARS Director
Deborah Chassler
Senior Academic Researcher

Erin Ryan: Senior Grants Administrator

Academic Departments

To view a list of faculty members (full-time, half-time, part-time), please click here.

Maryann Amodeo
Professor Maryann Amodeo
Department Chair

 


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Professor Julie Springwater
Interim Department Chair

Lisa Murphy: Administrative Coordinator, Administrative Support for Macro Practice, Research, and Social Welfare Policy

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Sara S. Bachman
Department Chair

Lisa Murphy: Administrative Coordinator, Administrative Support for Macro Practice, Research, and Social Welfare Policy

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Professor Mary Collins
Department Chair

Lisa Murphy: Administrative Coordinator, Administrative Support for Macro Practice, Research, and Social Welfare Policy

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Associate Professor Ellen DeVoe
Director

Peg Tamiso: Staff Coordinator

Research Centers

To view a list of current research projects, please click here.

Please click here to visit the CADER website.

Associate Professor Scott Geron: Director
Bronwyn Keefe: Academic Researcher
Kathy Kuhn: Research Fellow
Amelia Paini: Project Manager
Anna Stathopoulou: Online Training Manager

Please click here to visit the CARS website.

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Professor Lena Lundgren
Associate Dean for Research;
Professor and CARS Director
Deborah Chassler
Senior Academic Researcher
Ivy Krull
Postdoctoral Associate