Jan Fook is a well-known international scholar who is widely recognized for her work on critical social work, practice research and critical reflection. Having published extensively in these areas, she has held professorial level positions in Social Work and Education at several different universities in Australia, the United Kingdom, Canada, and Norway.
Dr. Fook’s most recent books include: Social Work: A Critical Approach to Practice (2016, Sage, London) and Researching Critical Reflection: Multidisciplinary Perspectives, edited with V. Collington, F. Ross, G. Ruch and L.West (2016, Routledge, London). She has experience traveling widely to conduct workshops on critical reflection, including to countries such as Mongolia. She is currently working on (with Laura Beres) Learning Critical Reflection: Experiences of Transformative Learning (Routledge, to be published in 2019) and another book on embedding critical reflection into the organization (with Jane Royes).