Anne-Marie McLaughlin

Administrative Leave (July 1, 2023 – June 30, 2024)

Associate Professor

Edmonton Campus


University of Calgary


Wilfrid Laurier University


Queen’s University

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Not currently teaching any courses.

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Research Activities

Research areas

  • Infant, Children and Adolescents
  • Scholarship of Teaching and Learning
  • Health, Mental Health and Wellness
  • Housing and Homelessness


Dr. Anne Marie McLaughlin is Associate Professor at the University of Calgary, Faculty of Social Work, and the Associate Director, Academic Central and Northern Region. Her teaching interests include Social Policy, Social Justice, the history of the profession, and Mental Health Practice. Prior to her academic career Anne Marie worked in child welfare, first as a front-line worker and later as a clinical consultant with complex multi-problem cases. She also worked extensively in the field of mental health in rural and northern communities. As the Director of a rural community mental health program for many years she sees herself as a generalist practitioner.

Anne Marie’s current research interests include the integration of social work values and principles into practice, especially social justice. She has examined how social workers think about and pursue social justice in diverse settings including mental health practice and child welfare. She is also interested in the connection between political engagement and social work education. Other research interests include rural practice and child welfare.