About the Author

Kathy Dobson


Author

Kathy Dobson is the author of With a Closed Fist: Growing Up in Canada's Toughest Neighbourhood (2011). Her journalism has appeared in The Globe and Mail, National Post, Canadian Living, and on CBC Radio. Currently completing her PhD at Carleton University in the School of Journalism and Communication, Kathy Dobson's research has won numerous awards, including a Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship, and she has been a keynote speaker and guest lecturer at many universities including McGill, Concordia, and the University of Toronto.