Ken Moffatt is the editor of Troubled Masculinities; Reimaging Urban Men published by University of Toronto Press in 2012. Troubled Masculinities explores the gender construction of marginalized men through text and art.
He is also the author of University of Toronto Press imprint, A Poetics of Social Work that explores the roots of social work epistemology during the development of the profession in 1920s-1930s with particular emphasis on the limiting influence of technological and scientific thought.
Moffatt is the principal investigator for the current SSHRC-funded project, Unsettling the Classroom: Social Work Education in the Context of New Managerialism.
He is currently working on a manuscript about reflective practice and postmodern thought in the social work classroom.
He is interested in cultural studies, postmodern theory, reflective practice community practice, gender studies as well as symbol creation and meaning making in the context of global neo-liberalism.
Jack Layton Chair, Faculty of Arts and Faculty of Community Services, Professor, School of Social Work