About the Author(s)
THOMAS M. MEENAGHAN (PhD; MSW, Fordham University) is professor
emeritus in the Silver School of Social Work at New York University. He has practiced in the Institute of Urban Research, was chair of graduate studies at Ohio State University, School of Social Work, was professor and dean at Loyola University Chicago, School of Social Work, and has been a member of the Commission on Accreditation of Social Work.
KEITH M. KILTY (PhD; MS, SUNY, Binghamton) is professor emeritus of social work at Ohio State University. For more than thirty years, he has been an active member of the Society for the Study of Social Problems, where he served as vice president and chaired the Poverty, Class, and Inequality Division. He made a documentary about poverty in
America, titled Ain't I a Person. The intent was to put a human face back on poverty after thirty years of conservative efforts to demonize the poor in America, as well as to dispel some of the myths that are now rampant about poverty. Visit www.aintiaperson.com http://www.aintiaperson.com/ for more information.
DENNIS D. LONG (PhD, University of Cincinnati; MSW, Ohio State University) is associate dean of the College of Social Sciences, Health, and Education and professor of social work at Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio. The author of numerous articles and books, his scholarship and teaching focus on the importance of larger social systems and macro-level social work practice.
JOHN G. MCNUTT (PhD, University of Tennessee; MSW, University of
professor of public policy and administration at the University of Delaware. His many published works include four coauthored or coedited books and articles, book chapters, book reviews and other published materials on advocacy, nonprofits, volunteerism, community development technology and nonprofit organizations, and technology and public participation.