Department of Gender Studies

Department of Gender Studies
Department of Gender Studies

Gender Studies Faculty

Samantha King

Samantha King, Head of Gender Studies

Samantha King
Professor

 Head of the Department.  Professor of Kinesiology and Health Studies.
(Sociocultural Studies of Sport, Health and the Body Sociological Studies of Sport, Health, the Body, Media Studies, Feminist, Queer and Race Theory, The Politics of Breast Cancer, Painkilling in Contemporary Culture)

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Grace Adeniyi-Ogunyankin

Grace Adeniyi-Ogunyankin

Grace Adeniyi-Ogunyankin
Assistant Professor

Assistant Professor in Gender Studies and Geography and Planning
(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 (Liz) Brulé

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Elizabeth (Liz) Brulé
Assistant Professor

Assistant Professor in Gender Studies
(Institutional Ethnographer; Social Organization of Knowledge; Indigenous feminist, anti-racist and anti-colonialist theory and Indigenous feminist politics)

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Laila Haidarali

Laila Haidarali
Associate Professor

Associate Professor in Gender Studies
Queen's National Scholar in African American Gender History
(Black Women's History; Modern U.S. Social and Cultural History; Race, Gender, and Representation; Body, Beauty, and Sexuality; Interdisciplinarity)

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Karen Lawford

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Karen Lawford
Assistant Professor

Assistant Professor in Gender Studies
(Maternity care on reserves, Medical evacuation, Midwifery, Indigenous feminist theories and methodologies, Indigenous women and Two Spirit Leadership, Indigenous health and wellness, Health care)

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Margaret Little

Margaret Little

Margaret Little
Professor

Professor in Gender Studies jointly appointed with the Department of Political Studies.
(Gender and Poverty, Gender and the State)

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Katherine McKittrick

Katherine McKittrick

Katherine McKittrick
Professor

Professor in Gender Studies and the Graduate Program in Cultural Studies
(Black Studies, Cultural Geographies, The Arts (music, fiction, poetry, visual art), Theories of Race, Interdisciplinarity)

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Scott L. Morgensen

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Scott L. Morgensen
Associate Professor

Associate Professor in Gender Studies and the Graduate Program in Cultural Studies, Graduate Coordinator for Gender Studies
(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)

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Trish Salah

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Trish Salah
Associate Professor

Associate Professor in Gender Studies
(Transgender theory, literature and cultural production, psychoanalysis and the psychoanalysis of race and culture, postcolonial literature and theory)

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Sarita Srivastava

Sarita Srivastava

Sarita Srivastava
Associate Professor

Associate Professor in Gender Studies and the Graduate Program in Cultural Studies, jointly appointed with the Department of Sociology.
(Anti-racist Feminism, Social Movements, Sociology of Emotion)

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Jane Tolmie

Jane Tolmie

Jane Tolmie
Associate Professor

Associate Professor in Gender Studies and the Graduate Program in Cultural Studies
(Feminist, Gender and Queer Theory, Women’s and Medieval Literature, Theatre and Performance, Sequential Art/Alternative Comics)

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