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Prof. Spencer Joins Rep. Ayanna Pressley at Big Sister Roundtable Event

Professor Renée Spencer of BU School of Social Work (BUSSW) participated in a recent roundtable discussion to celebrate new funding secured by Massachusetts Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley for the Big Sister Association (BSA) of Greater Boston. The discussion focused on how the funding will provide much needed support for Big Sister’s... More

Emerging Scholars Speak at BUSSW Social Work, Climate & Environmental Justice Event

As part of its strategic goal to address climate and environmental justice through social work and champion the work of scholars who are underrepresented in academia, BU School of Social Work (BUSSW) hosted the first Emerging Scholars Colloquium. Moderated by Daniel Jacobson López, an assistant professor at BUSSW, the event... More

Prof. Jacobson López Receives CISS Pilot Grant to Study Medical Care of Gay Black & Latino Sexual Assault Survivors

The Boston University Center for Innovation in Social Science has awarded Assistant Professor Daniel Jacobson López of BU School of Social Work (BUSSW) a pilot grant of $5,000 designed to support “researchers applying interdisciplinary lenses and methods to cutting-edge social issues.” He will lead the grant with co-project investigator Steven Meanley, PhD, an assistant... More

BU Today: Prof. Copeland Leads Antiracist Curricula Fellowship Program for BU Faculty

March 16th, 2023in In the Media, Social Justice, SSW News

In an article looking inside Boston University’s new Antiracism Curricula Fellowship Program, BU Today spoke with program lead Phillipe Copeland, PhD, a clinical associate professor at Boston University School of Social Work (BUSSW) and assistant director of narrative for the BU Center for Antiracist Research. Excerpt from “New Fellowship Program Aims... More

Boston Business Journal: Marylou Sudders (SSW’78) Named Senior Policy Advisor at Lobbying Firm

Marylou Sudders (SSW’78), former Massachusetts secretary of health and human services, recently joined the consulting firm Smith, Costello & Crawford. She will advise on healthcare and public health issues using the expertise she gained as the longest-serving secretary of health in the state’s history. Excerpt from "Marylou Sudders Joins Boston-Based Lobbying... More