Colleen Lundy


Colleen Lundy is a professor in the School of Social Work. Her current research interests are violence against women, social work history, social justice, and human rights. Her recent book, Social Work and Social Justice: A Structural Approach to Practice, makes an important contribution to the understanding of structural social work and a social justice/human rights perspective. She and a colleague have completed a book on the history of social work in Canada, One Hundred Years of Social Work: A History of the Profession in English Canada 1900-2000, forthcoming in Spring 2008, the first complete history of social work in Canada. She is the editor of Canadian Social Work, the Canadian North America representative on the International Federation of Social Workers Human Right Commissions, and a member of the General Assembly of the Canadian Federation of the Humanities and Social Sciences, representing the Society for Socialist Studies.

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