2018 Award Recipient: Marcie Pitt-Catsouphes

Marcie Pitt-Catsouphes, Ph.D. is a Professor and Associate Dean at the Boston College School of Social Work. She has an appointment at the Carroll School of Management at Boston College. Marcie founded the Sloan Work and Family Research Network in 1997 which has, over the years, evolved into the Work and Family Researchers Network (WFRN). She is currently the co-President of WFRN. She was honored to be a recipient of the Families and Work Institute’s Legacy Award in 2007.

From 2005 – 2015, she co-founded and served as Director of the Sloan Center on Aging & Work at Boston College which conducts research and promotes the quality of employment for older adults. She has been the Principal Investigator/Co-Principal Investigator of numerous studies, including the international Generations of Talent Study. Marcie co-founded the Center for Social Innovation at Boston College, and established the Social Innovation Lab at Boston College which works with non-profits and supports their social innovation initiatives. From 2014-1017, Dr. Pitt-Catsouphes directed Social Work Doctoral Program at Boston College. Her articles have been published in a number of scholarly and practitioner journals. She received her B.A. from Tufts University, M.S.P. from Boston College, and Ph.D. from Boston University.