Research Areas

Faculty members are internationally recognized for 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

Departmental research projects include:

Queen’s Feminist Ethnography Network (QFEN)

The Queen’s Feminist Ethnography Network supports the study and practice of feminist ethnography and related modes of feminist social research.

Read more about QFEN

Journal of Critical Race Inquiry

The Department of Gender Studies is proud to house The Journal of Critical Race Inquiry (JCRI), an open-access publication that supports inquiry into critical race issues.

Read current and previous issues

The Other Kingston Project

The Other Kingston Project exists to develop academic and non-academic research and education projects that uncover and communicate the significance of the “other” Kingston.

Read more about the Other Kingston Project

The Black Studies Podcast ...

…brings together scholars, activists and artists to discuss creative and collaborative knowledge-making. 

Learn more about the Black Studies Podcast