Social Work Graduate Programs: Faculty

Experience, Advocacy and Academic Excellence

Social Work Graduate Program FacultyAt Boston University, a research-driven and award-winning faculty is at the heart of our mission to educate and inspire the next generation of social workers. Our faculty is committed to continue to provide leadership, mentorship, and to share their expertise and current research initiatives in the online Master of Social Work program. Through this program, students throughout the United States can now access their vast experience and expertise in current and emerging social work practice.

Learn more about our faculty here.

 

Maryann Amodeo, PhD, MSW
Professor and Chair, Clinical Social Work Practice
Co-Director, Center for Addictions Research & Services

Sara S. Bachman, PhD, MS
Associate Professor, Social Research
Director, Dual Degree Program in Social Work and Theology

Mary Elizabeth Collins, PhD, MA
Associate Professor, Social Welfare Policy
Director, Interdisciplinary PhD Program

Melvin Delgado, PhD, MS
Professor and Chair, Macro Social Work Practice
Co-Director, Center for Addictions Research & Services

Ellen Ransel DeVoe, PhD, MSW
Assistant Professor, Clinical Social Work Practice

Ruth I. Freedman, PhD, MSW
Associate Professor, Social Research
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

Janice Furlong, MSW
Clinical Associate Professor, Clinical Social Work Practice

Scott Miyake Geron, PhD, AM
Associate Professor, Social Welfare Policy
Director, Institute for Geriatric Social Work

Mark Gianino, PhD, MSW
Clinical Assistant Professor, Clinical Social Work Practice

Judith G. Gonyea, PhD, MSW
Professor and Chair, Social Research

Hyeouk Chris Hahm, PhD, MSSW
Assistant Professor, Clinical Social Work Practice and
Social Research

Robert B. Hudson, PhD
Professor and Chair, Social Welfare Policy
Director, Louis Lowy Certificate in Gerontological
Social Work

Luz Marilis López, PhD, MSW, MPH
Assistant Professor, Clinical Social Work Practice

Lena Lundgren, PhD, MA
Professor, Social Welfare Policy
Director, Center for Addictions Research & Services

Donna McLaughlin, MSW
Clinical Assistant Professor, Clinical Social Work Practice
Coordinator, Group Work Specialization

Daniel Miller, MA, PhD
Assistant Professor, Human Behavior

Jordana Muroff, PhD, MSW
Assistant Professor, Clinical Social Work Practice

Ruth Paris, PhD, MSW
Assistant Professor, Clinical Social Work Practice
Director, Mildred A. Flashman Family Therapy
Certificate Program

Betty J. Ruth, MSW, MPH
Clinical Associate Professor, Human Behavior in the
Social Environment
Director, Dual Degree Program in Social Work and Public Health and Certificate in Social Work and Behavioral Medicine

Renée Spencer, EdD, MSSW
Assistant Professor, Human Behavior in the
Social Environment

Julie Springwater, MSW
Clinical Assistant Professor, Macro Social Work Practice
Director, Human Services Management Program

Lee H. Staples, PhD, MSW
Clinical Professor, Macro Social Work Practice

Gail Steketee, PhD, MSS
Professor, Clinical Social Work Practice
Dean

To learn more about the Boston University Master of Social Work faculty, call 877-308-9945 to speak with an admissions representative, or request more information.