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Beth R. Crisp

Professor Beth R. Crisp is the Discipline Leader for Social Work in the School of Health and Social Development at Deakin University, Australia. She has extensive experience in the international social work arena where she works on the place of religion and spirituality within the context of secular demands on welfare provision and the place of religion and spirituality in challenging and sustaining social exclusion. Her work is also informed from her studies in Political Science and Theology, longstanding collaborations with colleagues in Public Health and living a life in which ecumenical dialogue is a daily reality.