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.
Hugh Mackay is one of this country s most perceptive social commentators. - Sydney Morning Herald Illuminator of other people s views ... a reporter of voices. Mackay ... is something of a national treasure. - Canberra Times