American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare 2017 fellows induction program
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Other TitlesAmerican Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare Fellows Induction and Lecture 2018
Table of ContentsThe Mission and Purpose of the American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare, Current AASWSW Board, Welcome, Lecture, Recognizing Service to the Academy, Induction of 2017 Fellows, Closing Remarks and Reception, Biographies of Speaker and 2017 Fellows, Full List of AASWSW Fellows, Nominations & Elections Procedures, AASWSW Strategic Plan Document, and AASWSW Sponsors
DescriptionProgram for the American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare Fellows Induction and Lecture Event. This event was held at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in Washington, D.C. on January 12, 2018 to induct 2017 fellows.
Dr. Mark Courtney, a professor in the School of Social Service Administration at the University of Chicago, presented a lecture titled “Whither American Social Work in its Second Century?”.
The following outgoing AASWSW Board Members were recognized: Founding President Richard P. Barth, PhD, John Brekke, PhD, Larry Davis, PhD, and Michael Sherraden, PhD. The following incoming AASWSW Board Members were recognized: Nancy Hooyman, PhD, Matthew Howard, PhD, and Luis Zayas, PhD.
The following 2017 Fellows were inducted into the Academy: Ron Avi Astor, PhD, Linda M. Chatters, PhD, Ram A. Cnaan, PhD, Jorge Delva, PhD, Marilyn Flynn, PhD, Karen Fredriksen Goldsen, PhD, Grover C. Gilmore, PhD, Deborah Gorman-Smith, PhD, Sean Joe, PhD, Melissa Jonson-Reid, PhD, Craig Winston LeCroy, PhD, Michalle Mor Barak, PhD, Robert Joseph Taylor, PhD, Mark F. Testa, PhD, Richard Tolman, PhD, and Edwina Uehara, PhD.
There is a brief biography (including color photographs) for the guest lecturer and each of the new fellows.
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