Mawhiney, Anne-Marie 1953-

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MAWHINEY, Anne-Marie 1953-


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.


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


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.


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).


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.


(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.


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



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.