J. Scott Kenney is an associate professor of sociology at Memorial University in St. John’s, Newfoundland. He completed his B.A. and LL.B. at Dalhousie University. After practising law, he earned his M.A. and Ph.D. at McMaster University. He conducted SSHRC Postdoctoral research at Dalhousie and taught at St. Mary’s University before taking up his current appointment.