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About Sylvia I. Mignon

Sylvia Mignon is the Director of the Master of Science in Human Services Program. She has over 35 years of experience in the human services field in settings such as hospitals, substance abuse treatment programs, and correctional facilities. Her research and publication specialty areas include substance abuse, family violence, and the death penalty. Dr. Mignon's book on family abuse and her book on substance use and abuse are widely used in the academy as authoritative texts on these subjects.


Present Professor and Director, MS in Human Service Program, College of Public and Community Service, University of Massachusetts Boston