Gender, Race, Sexuality and Social Justice

Faculty expertise in Gender, Race, Sexuality and Social Justice include gender and development, critical studies in sexuality, decolonizing and post-colonial methodologies, race, gender and cultural studies (including Asia), critical race theory, gender and Canadian history and literature (in English and French), transgender studies, gender issues in health, and feminist legal studies.

 

Faculty Members

Name Research Interests
Al-Kassim, Dina Artistic and Literary Theories; Arts, Literature and Subjectivity; Arts and Cultural Traditions; Artistic and Literary Movements, Schools and Styles; Identity and Transnationality; Sexuality; Philosophy, History and Comparative Studies; Gender Relationship; postcolonial; anti-colonial; feminist; queer theory; psychoanalysis; Subjectivity; comparative literature: Arabic, English, French
Angeles, Leonora Gender analysis, gender mainstreaming and other gender planning related tools, including feminist critiques and perspectives on the intergration of gender and other social axes of difference and diversity in community planning and international development work
Catungal, John Paul queer of colour geographies, critical race and ethnic studies, diaspora and transnationalism, critical pedagogy, the scholarship of teaching and learning, and the lived geographies of sexual and racial minorities in educational spaces
Chaudhry, Ayesha Islam, Muslims, religion, gender, human rights, family and children, discrimination, social justice
Creese, Gillian Women topics, Intersections of gender, sexuality, racialization and class, Processes of immigration and settlement in Canada, Gender, racialization, work and trade unions
Ferreira Da Silva, Denise ethical questions of the global present and target the metaphysical and ontoepistemological dimensions of modern thought; Critical Racial and Ethnic Studies, Feminist Theory, Critical Legal Theory, Political Theory, Moral Philosophy, Postcolonial Studies, and Latin American & Caribbean Studies
Harris, Leila Drinking Water; Fresh Water; Water; Resources Management; Development Policies; International Development; Gender Relationship; Ethics and Fundamental Issues of Law and Justice; Social and Cultural Factors of Environmental Protection; Social Contract and Social Justice; water politics; water governance; Environmental justice; gender and social difference; equity and social justice; participatory resource management; Turkey and Middle East; Africa; Ghana; South Africa
Harris, Mark Indigenous rights; land claims; the stolen generations; intellectual property; criminal justice issues; Cultural Heritage; postcolonial legal theory
Henry, Annette race, language, culture in education; equity and diversity, Cross-cultural education, feminist studies, gender, international perspectives, multiculturalism, policy studies
Mahtani, Minelle critical mixed race theory; cultural forgetting; Social justice
Riano-Alcala, Pilar Lived experience of violence, Historical Memory and the politics of commemoration and witnessing, Forced migration (internal displacement and refuge), Critical and participatory methodologies, Community organizing, everyday resistance and social repair, Public art
Ross, Becky Qualitative/historical methods, feminist/gender/anti-racist, family sociology

Stories

Jules Koostachin

Student
Doctor of Philosophy in Gender, Race, Sexuality and Social Justice (PhD)

Lauren Hunter

Alumni
Doctor of Philosophy in Gender, Race, Sexuality and Social Justice (PhD)

Luna Ferguson

Alumni
Doctor of Philosophy in Gender, Race, Sexuality and Social Justice (PhD)

Maj Britt Jensen

Student
Doctor of Philosophy in Gender, Race, Sexuality and Social Justice (PhD)
Wajiha Mehdi, UBC graduate student

Wajiha Mehdi

Student
Doctor of Philosophy in Gender, Race, Sexuality and Social Justice (PhD)

Ine Beljaars

Student
Doctor of Philosophy in Gender, Race, Sexuality and Social Justice (PhD)