Patrizia Albanese is Associate Dean, Research and Graduate Studies and Professor of Sociology in the Faculty of Arts at Toronto Metropolitan University. She is a past Chair of the Board of Directors of the Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences and a past president of the Canadian Sociological Association. She is co-editor of Reading Sociology: Unsettling a Settler Colonial Project (with Jean-Pierre, Chen, James, Watts and Graydon; Oxford, forthcoming) and Sociology Of Childhood and Youth in Canada (with Raby and Chen, 2017, Canadian Scholars Press), a book series co-editor with Lorne Tepperman (Oxford University Press); co-editor of Sociology: A Canadian Perspective (Oxford, 2016); and co-author of Making Sense: A Student’s Guide to Research and Writing—Social Sciences (Oxford, forthcoming2017), and Growing Up in Armyville (with Harrison; Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2016), and Caring for Children: Social Movements and Public Policy in Canada (with Langford and Prentice, UBC Press, 2017). She is the author of Child Poverty in Canada (Oxford, 2010), and Children in Canada Today (Oxford, 2020). Her research focuses on policies affecting children, youth, and families in Canada.