Johnnie Hamilton-Mason, a professor of social work at Simmons University in Boston, has been selected to receive the 2019 Feminist Scholar Award from the Women’s Council of the Council on Social Work Education. The award is presented to a scholar who has advanced feminist knowledge as it pertains to social work theory, research, practice, and education. Dr. Johnnie Hamilton-Mason will receive the 2019 Feminist Scholar Award on October 26 at the CSWE’s annual program meeting in Denver, Colorado.
“It is a true honor to be chosen for this prestigious award,” Dr. Hamilton-Mason said. “It’s humbling to be recognized by such a distinguished group of peers and scholars, each of whom has helped advance social work education nationally through the lens of feminism.”
Dr. Hamilton-Mason has been on the faculty at Simmons since 1991. From 2004- 2007, she served as director of the doctoral program at the School of Social Work. Dr. Hamilton-Mason is currently on the editorial board for Health and Social Work, the Journal of Social Work Education and Smith College Studies in Social Work. She is the co-author of Systemic Racism in the United States: Scaffolding as Social Construction (Springer, 2018).