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Human Rights Experts

Chigbo Anyaduba

Assistant Professor

Department:

English

Areas of Expertise:

  • African/African Diaspora Literatures
  • Genocide Studies
  • Postcolonial Studies

Hema Vyas

Human Rights and Sexual Violence Advisor

Department:

Human Rights and Diversity Office

Areas of Expertise:

  • 2STLBGQ+
  • Anti-Oppression Education
  • Anti-Racism
  • Consent
  • Diversity
  • Equity
  • Gender
  • HIV
  • Inclusion
  • Sexual Health
  • Sexual Violence
  • STBBIs
  • STIs
  • Women

James Christie

Professor

Department:

Theology/Global College

Areas of Expertise:

  • Church Relations
  • Inter Religious Dialogue
  • International Religious Diplomacy
  • Science and Religion
  • Theological Issue

Jobb Arnold

Assistant Professor

Department:

Conflict Resolution Studies

Areas of Expertise:

  • Community Reconciliation
  • Creative Peace-building
  • Critical Policy Analysis
  • Experiential Education
  • Inter-Cultural Collaboration
  • Pipeline Politics
  • Resource Conflict
  • Social Theory

Katherine Breward

Associate Professor

Department:

Business

Areas of Expertise:

  • Cross-cultural Communication
  • Disability Accommodation at Work
  • Diversity Management in the Workplace
  • Immigrant Adjustment to the Canadian Workplace
  • Labour Force Participation and Employment Equity for Historically Disadvantaged Populations
  • Mental Health at Work
  • Non-conscious Prejudice and Discrimination

Julie Pelletier

Associate Professor

Department:

Indigenous Studies

Areas of Expertise:

  • American Indian Casinos
  • American Indian cultures particularly Woodland/Great Lakes
  • American Indian Policy
  • Decolonized/Indigenized Education
  • Indigenous Identity
  • Indigenous Representation

Kelly Gorkoff

Associate Professor/Chair

Department:

Criminal Justice

Areas of Expertise:

  • Community Mobilization
  • Corrections
  • Criminal Justice
  • Criminal Justice Policy
  • Family Violence
  • Governance
  • Policing
  • Public Inquiries
  • Social Determinants of Crime
  • Theory
  • Youth

Kawser Ahmed

Adjunct Professor

Department:

Political Studies

Areas of Expertise:

  • Conflict and Resilience
  • Peacebuilding
  • Counter-radicalization
  • Extremism
  • Genocide prevention

Kristen Hardy

Instructor

Department:

Religion and Culture Sociology

Areas of Expertise:

  • Critical Animal Studies
  • Fatphobia
  • History of Medicine
  • Mad Studies
  • Sizeism
  • Sociology of Medicine
  • Weight Bias

Kristi Kenyon

Assistant Professor

Department:

Global College

Areas of Expertise:

  • Advocacy
  • Activism
  • Botswana
  • Civil Society
  • HIV
  • Human Rights
  • NGOs
  • South Africa
  • Qualitative Methods

Maureen Kilgour

Associate Professor

Department:

Business and Administration

Areas of Expertise:

  • Canadian Industrial Relations
  • Corporate Responsibility
  • Corporate Governance and Diversity
  • Corruption
  • Gender and Globalization
  • Respectful Workplace and Bullying
  • Responsible Management Education
  • Sustainability and Gender
  • Union-Management Relations
  • Women in Management

Peter Denton

Contract Academic Staff

Department:

History

Areas of Expertise:

  • Applied Ethics
  • Ecological Justice
  • Ecology and Religion
  • Ethics and Technology
  • Health, Healing, and Spirituality
  • History of Science
  • International Development
  • Medical Ethics
  • Religion and Science
  • Religion and Social Science
  • Religion and War
  • Science and Society
  • Technology
  • Warfare and Society

Shayna Plaut

Instructor

Department:

Global College

Areas of Expertise:

  • Ethics Regarding Human Rights and Research
  • International Human Rights Issues
  • Issues Regarding Roma (Gypsy) Populations
  • Journalism and Human Rights Refugee Issues (Both Canadian and Internationally)
  • Nationalism (and Responses to Nationalism)

Sharon McLeod

Contract Faculty

Department:

Religion and Culture

Areas of Expertise:

  • Indigenous Spirituality

Shauna Labman

Associate Professor

Department:

Human Rights, Global College

Areas of Expertise:

  • Immigration
  • Private Refugee Sponsorship
  • Refugees
  • Resttlement