|Department||School of Social Work|
|Office||Lafayette Annex 201|
|IDS 730||Post-wwii Genocides|
|IDS 738||Refugee and Asylum Law: Policies and Programs|
|SWK 703||Historical and Contemporary Perspectives On Social Work and Social Welfare Policy|
|SWK 706||Community Practice and Social Change|
|SWK 715||Human Diversity and Social Work Practice|
|SWK 835R||Social Work and the Law|
New England Law|Boston, Boston,Massachusetts
Concentration: International Law
Syracuse University, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse, New York
Ph.D., Social Science, August 1985
Concentration: Public Policy
Syracuse University, School of Social Work, Syracuse,New York
M.S.W.,Social Work, May 1971
Concentration: Community Organization and Planning
Political Asylum/Immigration Representation Project, Boston, MA– an independent,non-profit corporation providing legal services to asylum seekers and individuals facing deportation.
The Nazda Alam Foundation for Muslim Women Civic Engagement and Leadership, Board of Directors
ASAPROSAR Development Fund,Inc.,Beverly, Massachusetts - an independent, non-profit corporation providing material and financial support to ASAPROSAR (the Spanish acronym for the Salvadoran Association for Rural Health) in Santa Ana, El Salvador. Founding member, Board member since 1995.
Pro-Búsqueda Association, San Salvador, El Salvador – Human rights investigations and advocacy for disappeared persons; liaison representative for Salvadoran-Americans residing in the United States.
Salem State College,School of Social Work, Professor of Social Work, (1992-present).
Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies, Founding member, Executive Board Member
Social Work Courses: Community Practice;: Human and Cultural Diversity; Older Adult and End-of-Life Care Policies and Programs;Social Research; Social Work and the Law; International Study Trips: El Salvador and Rwanda
Interdisciplinary Studies Courses: Post-WWII Genocides; Human Rights and International Law; Genocide; Refugee and Asylum Law, Policies, and Programs.
Asylum Law Reform, New England Journal of International & Comparative Law, 8 (2002):103-124.
Memorandum of Law: International Law and State Practice Concerning Exclusions From Refugee Protection of Accused Persons, Rwandan War Crimes Prosecution Office,Arusha, Tanzania, April 2002.
SSU Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies: Re-Imagining Migration, Dec.20117
Episcopal Diocese of Greater Boston: Immigration and Deportation: Policies and Practices, Nov. 2017
Martin Luther King, Jr. Forum on Racial Justice, NASW-MA Chapter: Standing Up for Immigrants and Refugees in the U.S. and Abroad.
NASW-MA Chapter Symposium 2016: Immigration Law and Policies, April 2016
SSU Friends of the School of Social Work: International Social Work and Social Development: The Salvadoran Association for Rural Health, Sept. 2012
Carr Center for Human Rights Policy, Harvard Kennedy School: Forced Disappearances and the Struggle for Justice in El Salvador, Nov. 2012
American and Massachusetts Bar Associations
American Society of International Law
American Immigration Lawyers Association
National Lawyers Guild