In the Media

BU Today: Jorge Delva Chosen as New School of Social Work Dean

Dr. Jorge Delva, a nationally recognized expert on substance abuse and ethnic health disparities, will assume his post as BUSSW's new Dean on January 1, 2018. He aims to grow and develop BUSSW so that it becomes the most competitive choice for prospective students seeking "a top-notch education in social work research and practice." He is... More

BU Today: How Many Profs Does It Take to Teach Trauma?

One of our professors was recently featured in BU Today! Ellen DeVoe, a BUSSW associate professor of clinical practice, has extensive experience working with traumatized patients as a clinician. Her primary practice and scholarly focus includes the effects of violence exposure on children, domestic violence, and sexual abuse. Her research focuses on interventions with children and families... More

NH1: New Hampshire Governor Chris Sununu Appoints Marty Boldin (PhD’18)

Concord, NH – Governor Chris Sununu today reiterated his continued emphasis on strengthening substance abuse prevention, treatment and recovery efforts by announcing the hiring of Marty Boldin to serve as the Governor’s Policy Advisor on Prevention, Treatment and Recovery. He will work directly with James Vara, Governor Sununu’s Advisor on... More

CBS News: “How big a problem is crime committed by immigrants?”

“The evidence is really compelling that immigrants are involved in these behaviors at a far lower rate than native-born Americans.” Boston University School of Social Work Assistant Professor Christopher Salas-Wright discusses findings from his research of antisocial behavior like drug use, gambling and fighting in immigrant and non-immigrant populations with CBS news... More

Public Health Post: Renée Spencer: Military Student Mentoring

Professor Renée Spencer has been involved in the development of a model for programs to link military students with mentors, a project focused on helping all members of military families. Along with a team of colleagues, and in partnership with the North Thurston Public Schools and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southwest Washington, Prof. More

BU Today: The Problem Parenting Behind Asian Women’s Suicide Rate

Professor Hyeouk Hahm discusses "disempowering" parenting and serves as a mentor for Yujin Kim's (CAS’17) project for the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP). According to this BU Today article, the research project "seeks explanations for the high rate of self-destruction among young Asian American females in the United States" and "to... More

The Daily Free Press: “BU professor hosts series of post-election rallies”

“I certainly believe that sustained demonstrations like this have a power that’s different from when you do one big thing.” Clinical assistant professor Phillipe Copeland expresses his solidarity with BU professor Nathan Phillip and attendees of protests of President-elect Donald Trump’s recent Cabinet selections in this Daily Free Press article.