Lisa has been with the School of Social Work and Human Services since 2000. She completed a BA at UBC, a BSW at UVic, an MSW at McGill, and a PhD at UBC. Lisa currently teaches Introduction to Social Work and Human Services and Disability Issues and her particular areas of research and interest include anti-oppressive social work practice, social justice, and violence in schools. Prior to teaching at UFV, Lisa taught in the Women in Trades program at BCIT and has also worked as a hospital social worker and a social worker in an alternative high school. In November 2008, Lisa successfully defended her doctoral dissertation at UBC's School of Educational Studies, entitled Disrupting 'bully' talk: Progressive practices and transformative spaces for anti-violence work in schools.