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

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

Academic Affairs

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Mary Elizabeth Collins
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs; Professor
Deborah Putnam
Part-Time Faculty Coordinator

 

Admissions & Financial Aid

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
Francois Exilhomme Mason-KA Ailport
Francois Exilhomme
Admissions Manager
Katie-Ann Mason
Admissions Officer
Ali Ailport
Admissions Coordinator

 

Alumni Relations

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

 

Development

Phone: 617-358-5599

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Tracey Sharp Rezendes
Director of Development

Field Education

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

Alicia Cameron:Administrative Assistant, Field Education
Denise Osei-Mensah: Administrative Coordinator, Online Program Field Education

Finance & Administration

Phone: 617-353-3750

Meredith Enish: Director of Finance and Administration
Lisa Lima: Financial Administrator
Lea Joy: Financial Administrative Coordinator

Information Services & Technology

IT Help Center

Marketing & Communications

Marketing & Communications Specialist: Rebecca Grossfield

Marketing & Communications Coordinator: Cilicia Rios

Off-Campus & Online Programs

Phone: 617-353-3750

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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
Online Program Administrator
Stephanie Clendenin
Senior Staff Coordinator
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Cassandra Moniz
Sr. Program Coordinator
Off Campus Programs
Israel De La Cruz
Administrative Assistant
for Off-Campus
& Online Programs

Office of the Dean

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

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Gail Steketee
Dean
Patty Frasso
Assistant to the Dean

Professional Education Programs

Phone: 617-353-3756

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Deborah Sheehan
Director

Julia Larson
Senior Staff Coordinator

Student Services

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

Grants Administration

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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.

Clinical Practice

Maryann Amodeo
Professor Maryann Amodeo
Department Chair

Dominique Jeudy: Administrative Coordinator, Administrative Support for Clinical Practice and Human Behavior

Macro

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Professor Melvin Delgado
Department Chair

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

Human Behavior in the Social Environment

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Associate Professor Renée Spencer
Department Chair

Dominique Jeudy: Administrative Coordinator, Administrative Support for Clinical Practice and Human Behavior

Research

Sara S. Bachman
Sara S. Bachman
Department Chair

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

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

PhD Program in Social Work

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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.

Center for Aging and Disability Education and Research (CADER)

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
Frank Fay: Director, Business Development
Anna Stathopoulou: Online Training Manager

Center for Addictions Research and Services (CARS)

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