SSW Graduate Student and Faculty Research Symposium

Achieving Social Justice for African American Youth: Overcoming Educational Disparities

Starts:  4/24/2018  4:30 PM
Ends: 4/24/2018 8:00 PM
Location: Linda K Paresky Conference Center

Keynote by Ruth McRoy, PhD, Donahue & DiFelice Endowed Professor School of Social Work, Boston College

Responses by:

  • Dr. Carolyn Petrosino, Professor in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences at Bridgewater State University and founding chair of the Criminal Justice Department 
  • Dr. Anthony Petrosino, Director of the WestEd Justice & Prevention Research Center and Senior Research Fellow at the George Mason University Center for Evidence-based Crime Policy.

About the Keynote speaker

Ruth McRoy, PhD is a Donahue & DiFelice Endowed Professor in the School of Social Work at Boston College. Dr. McRoy has extensively taught, researched and written about American social welfare, adoption and foster care, racial disproportionality in child welfare, racial identity development, and much more.

Keynote and responses will be followed by a reception and presentations of graduate student and faculty research poster.