Professor Emeritus of Social Policy
The Heller School for Social Policy and Management
Theory and Analysis of Social Policy; Theory of Social Justice; Theory of Social Change; Theory of Violence; Reorganization and Redesign of Work Conducive to Human Development;
Social Work and Social Welfare: Theory and Practice;
Professor Gil studies and teaches societal roots and dynamics of violence and oppression, links between social institutions and human development, the nature and dynamics of social policy, and strategies to transform social orders into development-conducive ways of life.
University of Pennsylvania, D.S.W.
University of Pennsylvania, M.S.W.
Hebrew University Jerusalem, B.A.
University of Pennsylvania, Cert.
Hebrew University Jerusalem, Cert.
Institute of the Israeli Society for Child Psychiatry, Cert.
Awards and Honors
2008 Noam Chomsky Award, Justice Studies Association (2008)
Presidential Award, Council on Social Work Education (2006)
Heller Mentoring Award (2005)
Social Worker of the Year, Board of Directors, Massachusetts Chapter, National Association of Social Workers (2000 - 2001)
40th Heller School Anniversary Award for Leadership in Human Services (1999)
Co-Chair, Socialist Party/USA (1995 - 1999)
Honorary Citizen and Key to City of New Orleans (1993)
Board of Directors, American Orthopsychiatric Association (1990 - 1993)
Delegate Assembly, National Association of Social Workers (1989 - 1990)
President, Association for Humanist Sociology (1981 - 1982)
United Nations Scholarship (1953)
|HS||300a||Theories of Social Policy, Social Justice, and Social Change|
|HS||301a||Oppression and Social Movements|
|HS||319a||Work and Individual and Social Development|