Kathleen Kufeldt’s distinguished career in child welfare has included work in the areas of child protection and family counselling, extensive publication, and teaching and administration, including a four-year term as Chair in Child Protection at Memorial University. She is an adjunct professor at the University of New Brunswick, where she coordinates the research team focusing on child abuse and neglect at the Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centre for Family Violence Research.
Brad McKenzie is a professor in the Faculty of Social Work, University of Manitoba. From 1996 through 1998 he was anglophone editor of Canadian Social Work Review. His last book was Connecting Policy to Practice in the Human Services, co-authored with Brian Wharf.