Jan Fook, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair, Department of Social Work
Jan Fook is the newly appointed Chair of the Social Work Department at the University of Vermont. She has been teaching critical reflection for over 20 years in social work programs and international continuing education. She wrote the first reflective four year distance social work program in Australia. Since then she has specialized in running critical reflection workshops for practicing social workers around the world. Her books on include: Social Work: A Critical Approach to Practice, Practising Critical Reflection (with Fiona Gardner); Critical Reflection in Context (with Fiona Gardner); and Researching Critical Reflection. She has a forthcoming book (with Laura Beres) on the experience of learning critical reflection.