Cynthia Bisman is professor emeritus of the Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research at Bryn Mawr College. Columbia University Press has just published her most recent book, Social Work: Value-Guided Practice for a Global Society. Forthcoming with Routledge Press, U.K., is Gender Justice and Development: Local and Global, co-edited with Christine Koggel. She has been co-director of the Bryn Mawr College Center on International Studies, associate editor (North America) for the journal Ethics and Social Welfare, and provides a range of editorial functions for journals in the United States and the United Kingdom. Bisman draws from her extensive practice background in the development of case material for teaching and learning and presents and publishes widely.