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.

 

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Faculty Members in Gender, Race, Sexuality and Social Justice

Name Research Interests
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
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 Critical identity, ethnic and race studies; Gender, sexuality and education; Human rights, justice, and ethical issues; Africa; Development Policies; Drinking Water; Environmental justice; equity and social justice; Ethics and Fundamental Issues of Law and Justice; Fresh Water; Gender Relationship; gender and social difference; Ghana; International development; participatory resource management; Resources Management; Social Contract and Social Justice; Social and Cultural Factors of Environmental Protection; South Africa; Turkey and Middle East; Water; water governance; water politics
Harris, Mark Indigenous rights; land claims; the stolen generations; intellectual property; criminal justice issues; Cultural Heritage; postcolonial legal theory
Mahtani, Minelle critical mixed race theory; cultural forgetting; Social justice
Patterson, Christopher Transpacific discourses of literature, games, and films
Pierre, Jemima relationship of political economy to race; migration, transnationalism, and diaspora; ethics and politics of western knowledge production and disciplinary formation
Puar, Jasbir
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
Sia, Rosanne Sociology; Cold War cultural history; Performance studies; critical race studies; queer studies
 
 

Student & Alumni Stories in Gender, Race, Sexuality and Social Justice

Taylor Arnt

Student
Master of Arts in Gender, Race, Sexuality and Social Justice (MA)

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)

Ine Beljaars

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

Adeerya Johnson

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

Fabiola Bazo

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

V. Pauahi Souza

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

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