Department of Gender Studies

Department of Gender Studies
Department of Gender Studies

Faculty Supervisors

Our faculty are internationally recognized for their scholarship in the following areas:

  • Activism and Alliance Building
  • Anti-Colonial Thought
  • Anti-Racist Feminisms
  • Black Geographies
  • Black Women's History
  • Colonialisms
  • Creative Emancipatory Work
  • Critical History
  • Ethnography
  • Gender and Poverty
  • Globalization, Work and Social Justice
  • Health Care
  • Indigenous Feminism
  • Indigenous Health
  • Memory and Trauma
  • Popular Culture
  • Queer Studies
  • Transnationalism and Diaspora
  • Trans Studies
Grace Adeniyi-Ogunyankin

Grace Adeniyi-Ogunyankin
Assistant Professor
Office: Mackintosh-Corry Hall, D513
Emailgrace.adeniyiogunyankin@queensu.ca
Phone: 613-533-6000 ext.77424
Research interests:  African Urban Futures, Racial Geographies, Black Popular Culture, African Feminisms, Sexuality and Urban Space in Africa, Gender and Urbanization, Critical Race Theory, Postcolonial Theory, Decolonial Theory, and Global Political Economy of Development


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Elizabeth Brulé
Assistant Professor
Office: Mackintosh-Corry Hall, D517
Emaile.brule@queensu.ca
Phone: 613-533-6000 ext.79205
Research interests: Institutional Ethnographer; Social Organization of Knowledge; Indigenous feminist, anti-racist and anti-colonialist theory and Indigenous feminist politics


Laila Haidarali

Laila Haidarali
Associate Professor and Graduate Chair
Office: Mackintosh-Corry Hall, D504
Emaillaila.haidarali@queensu.ca
Phone: 613-533-6000 ext.79308
Research interests: Black Women's History; Modern U.S. Social and Cultural History; Race, Gender, and Representation; Body, Beauty, and Sexuality; Interdisciplinarity


Karen Lawford

Karen Lawford
Assistant Professor
Office: Mackintosh-Corry Hall, D518
Emailkaren.lawford@queensu.ca
Phone: 613-533-6000 ext.75079
Research interests: Maternity care on reserves, Medical evacuation, Midwifery, Indigenous feminist theories and methodologies, Indigenous women and Two Spirit Leadership, Indigenous health and wellness, Health care


Margaret Little

Margaret Little
Professor
Office: Mackintosh-Corry Hall, D513
Emailmjhl@queensu.ca
Phone: 613-533-6000 ext.75670
Research interests: Welfare; poverty; Basic Income; gendered & racialized violence; Canadian social policy; marginalized women’s activism


Katherine McKittrick

Katherine McKittrick
Professor
Office: Mackintosh-Corry Hall, D512
Emailk.mckittrick@queensu.ca
Phone: 613-533-6000 ext.78813
Research interests: Black Studies, Cultural Geographies, The Arts (music, fiction, poetry, visual art), Theories of Race, Interdiscplinarity


Scott Morgensen
Associate Professor
Office: Mackintosh-Corry Hall, D503
Emailscott.morgensen@queensu.ca
Phone: 613-533-6000 ext.79301
Research interests: Queer studies; anthropology; queer and feminist ethnography; histories and practices of anti-racist and anti-colonial activisms; white settler colonialism and Indigenous politics; activist research methods


Trish Salah

Trish Salah
Associate Professor
Office: Mackintosh-Corry Hall, 77091
Emailtrish.salah@queensu.ca
Phone: 613-533-6000 ext.77091
Research interests: Transgender theory, literature and cultural production, psychoanalysis and the psychoanalysis of race and culture, postcolonial literature and theory


Sarita Srivastava

Sarita Srivastava
Associate Professor
Office: Mackintosh-Corry Hall, D426
Emailsarita@queensu.ca
Phone: 613-533-6000 ext.75763
Research interests: Anti-racist Feminism, Social Movements, Sociology of Emotion


Jane Tolmie
Associate Professor
Office: Mackintosh-Corry Hall, D507
Emailjane.tolmie@queensu.ca
Phone: 613-533-6000 ext.79070
Research interests: Feminist, Gender and Queer Theory, Women’s and Medieval Literature, Theatre and Performance, Sequential Art/Alternative Comics