Merlinda Weinberg, MSW, RSW, Ph.D.
Dr. Merlinda Weinberg is Professor of Social Work at Dalhousie University. Before obtaining her Ph.D. in 2004, she was a practicing social worker for 25 years. Research interests include ethics in social work practice, and the impacts of neoliberalism and diversity on professional ethics. She has a published book, entitled Paradoxes in Social Work Practice. Mitigating Ethical Trespass as well as a website on ethics: http://ethicsinthehelpingprofessions.socialwork.dal.ca/. The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada short-listed Dr. Weinberg in 2008 as the top new researcher in Canada and she was awarded a Senior Fellowship at Durham University in 2017.