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Mawhiney, Anne-Marie 1953-

MAWHINEY, Anne-Marie 1953-

PERSONAL:

Female. Born February 18, 1953, in South Porcupine, Ontario, Canada; daughter of Roy C. (an educator) and Dorothy (an educator; maiden name, Ollivier) Mawhiney; married Mick E. Lowe, August 6, 1994. Education: Laurentian University, B.A., 1974, B.S.W. (with honors), 1975; McGill University, M.S.W., 1978; York University, Ph.D., 1989. Hobbies and other interests: Exercise, stained glass.

ADDRESSES:

Office—School of Social Service, Laurentian University, Sudbury, Ontario, Canada P3E 2C6.

CAREER:

Worked for Canadian Ministry of Education, 1974-75, Youth Horizons, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 1979-80, and Sudbury Algoma Sanitorium, 1975-79; Laurentian University, Sudbury, Ontario, Canada, adjunct professor of social service, 1980—, director of School of Social Work, 1983-85, coordinator of Native Social Work Program, 1988-90, executive member of research council, 1995-96. University of Kent, senior research associate, 1990; University of Bristol, visiting professor, 1991; speaker at other institutions, including University of California—Berkeley and University of Mauritius; workshop presenter. Also worked for Muskoka Youth Services, 1989. Children's Services Advisory Group, vice chair, 1983-84; Native Child and Family Services, member of board of directors for Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1987-88; Premier's Health Council, member, 1989-90; Sudbury Coalition for Social Justice, member, 1996—. Laurentian Rowing Club, coach, 1992.

MEMBER:

Ontario Association of Social Workers (member of local board of directors, 1983-85), Ontario College of Certified Social Workers (certified examiner, 1983-85), Ontario College of Social Workers, OAPSW (local president, 1985).

AWARDS, HONORS:

British Council travel grant, 1990; grants from Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, Health and Welfare Canada, Ministry of Colleges and Universities, Laidlaw Foundation, Ontario Heritage Foundation, and Heritage Canada.

WRITINGS:

(With Thom Alcoze) Returning Home: A Report on a Native Human Services Project, Laurentian Press (Sudbury, Ontario, Canada), 1988.

Towards Aboriginal Self-Government: Relations between Status Indian Peoples and the Government of Canada, Garland Publishing (New York, NY), 1994.

Rebirth: Political, Economic, and Social Development in First Nations, Dundurn Press (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1993.

(Editor, with Jane Pitblado, and contributor) Boom Town Blues: The Collapse and Revival of a Single Resource Community, Dundurn Press (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1999.

Contributor to books, including The State as Parent, edited by Joe Hudson and Burt Galoway, Kluwer Academic (Hingham, MA), 1989; Canadian Social Welfare, edited by Joanne Turner and Francis Turner, Maxwell MacMillan (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1994, 5th edition, 1999; Changing Lives: Women in Northern Ontario, edited by M. Kechnie and M. Reisma-Street, Dundurn Press (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1996; Social Work Treatment, edited by F. Turner, 4th edition, 1996; and Social Work Practice: A Canadian Perspective, edited by F. Turner, 1998. Contributor to periodicals, including Community Alternatives. Canadian Social Work Review, editor of Anglophone book reviews, 1993-98, editor, 1998; member of editorial board, Social Work Review.

WORK IN PROGRESS:

Cardinal Virtues, a work of fiction; research on population health and mental health.

BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:

PERIODICALS

American Indian Quarterly, fall, 1995, Kerry Abel, review of Towards Aboriginal Self-Government: Relations between Status Indian Peoples and the Government of Canada, p. 583.

Canadian Historical Review, March, 1995, Bruce W. Hodgins, review of Rebirth: Political, Economic, and Social Development in First Nations, p. 103.

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