Hugh Mackay is a social researcher and bestselling author. He has a master's degree in moral philosophy and was one of the founders of the St James Ethics Centre. He has been awarded honorary doctorates by five Australian universities and is a Fellow of the Australian Psychological Society. In 2015, he was appointed an Officer of the Order of Australia. He lives in Canberra.
Mackay writes about complex issues in a wise and deceptively simple way - Anne Deveson, Sydney Morning Herald challenges us to face the future with more imagination and optimism - Maggie Hamilton, Good Reading