Category: Faculty

Clinical Assistant Professor Phillipe Copeland, Boston University School of Social Work

Prof. Copeland to Serve on BU Initiative on Cities Faculty Advisory Board

Beginning September 1, 2020, Clinical Assistant Professor Phillipe Copeland (BUSSW) will join a select group of Boston University faculty as a new member of the Initiative on Cities’ (IOC) Faculty Advisory Board, a core component of the IOC’s leadership team. The IOC, an institution housed at Boston University, was founded in 2014 by former Boston […]

Statement of Solidarity from BUSSW Asian American Faculty

Asian American faculty members at BUSSW release a Statement of Solidarity for the Black Lives Matter movement We, as Asian American scholars at Boston University School of Social Work, are outraged by and share enormous pain and sorrow in the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and a countless number of Black people […]

Prof. Ruth Awarded CSWE Lifetime Achievement in Social Work Education

Betty J. Ruth (SSW ’84, SPH ’85), clinical professor at BUSSW and director of BU’s Dual Degree Program in Social Work and Public Health, is the 2020 recipient of the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) Significant Lifetime Achievement in Social Work Education Award. CSWE President Darla Spence Coffey writes, “Few educators have done as […]

Prof. Ha Promoted to Associate Professor with Tenure

Faculty member Yoonsook Ha, Ph.D., an expert in using data analysis to understand and improve the efficacy of government-funded social support programs, has been promoted to associate professor with tenure. Ha, who teaches social welfare policy, currently leads three grant-supported projects for which she receives funding from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services […]