• education BA, University of Notre Dame
    MSW, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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Maggie Thomas is currently a doctoral candidate at the Boston University School of Social Work. Her research focuses on poverty and deprivation among individuals and families, with particular interests in material hardship, public policy, and systemic issues. Prior to joining BU, Maggie practiced social work with LGBTQ youth and families and in the child welfare system. She completed her MSW at The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, concentrating on children, youth, families, and the systems they encounter. Maggie was a founding fellow with the BUSPH Public Health Post. She is a member of the BUSSW Social Policy Analysis Working Group.

Areas of Expertise

Children, Youth, and Families; Health and Public Health; Social Policy and Poverty


SSW WP 700 - Policy I
SSW WP 701 - Policy II

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