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Prof. Mathbor will co-chair CSWE Commissionir

Professor Mathbor Will Co-Chair CSWE Global Commission

Golam M. Mathbor, Ph.D., professor in the School of Social Work, has been appointed as co-chair of the Council on Social Work Education’s Commission on Global Social Work Education, along with Rebecca L. Thomas, Ph.D., associate professor and director of the Center for International Social Work Studies at the University of Connecticut. The Commission on Global Social Work Education works with other international organizations to promote international programs and projects and to develop the international dimension of social work curricula.

Mathbor currently serves on the board of trustees of the American Institute of Bangladesh Studies, and is the author of the book “Effective Community Participation in Coastal Development.” His research interests include disaster relief and management, international social development, and international social work. He has published extensively on disaster relief, community preparedness, social development, coastal zone management, migration, health, economics, and international social work education.