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Photo Name Title Areas of Interest
Binta Bajaha PhD Student Feminist Political Ecology and Political Economy; Gendered and Intersectional Vulnerability associated with Climate Change in the Sahel; Climate Humanitarism and Climate Financing; Gender Transformative Climate Responses within United Nation’s Framework; African Feminist, Transnational Feminism and Feminist Praxis; Environmental Politics, Governance Regime and Securitization in the Sahel; Agri-Food Regime; Livelihood and Human Security; Feminist Studies of Migration and Displacement
Darlyne Bautista PhD Student Women and Migrant Labour; Oral History (Filipino-Canadian); Canadian Immigration; Community-based Research and Action Research; Youth Acculturation and Identity Formation
Gwendolywn Fay Benaway PhD Student Indigenous Gender and Sexuality; Transsexual Embodiment; Indigenous LGBTQ2S Identities; Decolonial Poetics; Trans Cultural Production; Feminist Philosophy
Vanbasten Noronha de Araújo PhD Student Decolonial Science and Technology Studies; Environmental Humanities; Queer Ecologies; Sexual and Reproductive Health; Latin American Studies; Brazilian Studies
Sonny Dhoot PhD Candidate Queer/Trans of Colour Critique & 2-Spirit Critique; Critical Race Theory & Decolonization; Sexuality & Queer Erotics; Transnational, Intersectional & Women of Colour Feminisms; Qualitative Research Methods; Prison Abolition & Carceral Studies
Lauren Duperron MA Student The other-than-human and human implications in climate change; Global hydro-geologics; Indigenous and Posthumanist feminisms; Pollutants and contaminants used as neo-colonial tools for capitalism; Necropolitics through environmental violence 
Sarah Edo MA Student African Diaspora Studies; Queer of Color Critique; Critical Race Theory; Politics of Pleasure; Transnational Feminism; Critical Health Studies
Zeinab Farokhi  PhD Candidate
Angie Fazekas PhD Candidate Fan studies; Youth and adolescent studies; Critical Race Theory; Queer Theory; Social Media
Cecilia Federizon MA Student Filipino Diaspora; Queer Studies; Religion and Identity; Anti-Racism, Decolonial perspectives
Daisy Fraser-Boychuk MA Student Queer and trans studies and cultural production; Colonial and postcolonial studies; Empire and whiteness studies; Social and political movements; Literary criticism
Katrina Fukuda PhD Student (On Leave)
Ayisha Lineo Gariba MA Student Black cultural studies; Queer diaspora; Transnational feminism; Transgender studies
Cornel Grey PhD Candidate Black studies; Black geographies; Black queer studies
Zoë Gross PhD Candidate Critical Whiteness and Race Studies; Critical International Development Studies and the White-Saviour Industrial Complex; Critical Canadian Studies; Gender and Violence 
Hazal Halavut PhD Student Collective memory; Aesthetics of mourning; Critical literary theory; Trauma and literature; Psychoanalysis; Genocide studies; State violence
Huda Hassan
Esra Kazanbas PhD Student Body Politics; Biopower; Spatial Theory; Violence Against Women; Transnational Feminism 
Zarah Khan PhD Student Land Relations; Memory Studies; Genocide Studies; Visual Cultures; Aesthetic Expression 
Kate Lahey PhD Student Intergenerational trauma; material culture; memory; family secrets; incest
Lindsay Leblanc Politics of science and technology; Feminist STS methodology; Machines and machine metaphors
Ferdie Lopez PhD Student Transnational (Filipino) Gender and Sexuality; Urban Space and Sexuality; Filipino Migrant Literatures; Philippine Culture-based Education
Lynn Ly PhD Candidate Asian transpacific cultural studies; Women of colour and Queer of colour critique; Liberalism and empire; Migration and Critical refugee studies; Cold War photography 
Sadia Mahmood PhD Student Diplomacy; Foreign service; Public service; International relations 
Jyn Marczuk MA Student Queer and Trans Studies; Affect Theory; Young Adult Fiction/Film/Television; Filipino Canadian Studies 
Erica Marrison MA Student Intersectional theory; Social movements and development; Care / care work; Journalism, arts and culture 
Robyn Maynard PhD Student Black diaspora; Empire; Migration Studies; Abolition; Social movements  
Casey Mecija PhD Candidate Sound Studies; Performance Studies; Gender and Sexuality Studies; Filipino/a Diasporic Studies; Transnational Feminisms 
Melissa Nesrallah PhD Candidate
Jade Nixon PhD Student Transnational Feminism; Black Studies - Black Geographies; Performance Studies; Cultural Studies
Sandra D. Noel PhD Student Critical Studies; Black Diaspora and Transnational Studies; Colonialism and Post-Colonial Studies; Feminism and Political Studies; Race and Cultural Studies; Human Rights    
Giannina Ong MA Student Women’s health; Perinatal and reproductive health; Citizenship and motherhood; Family and kinship; Diasporic Asian communities
Henar Perales PhD Candidate Postcolonial studies; Gift theory; Whiteness critique; Aesthetics; Philosophy 
Ryan Persadie PhD Student Queer Indo-Caribbean Diasporas; Anglophone Caribbean Popular Culture (specifically soca and chutney music and dance); Queer Indo-Caribbean Identity; Performance and Embodiment; Politics of Queer Citizenship, Belonging and Pride; Caribbean Feminist Geographies; Transnational Sexualities; Queer Indo-Afro(-Caribbean) intimacies, relationalities and alliances; Queer of Colour Drag Cultures 
Mari Rossi PhD Student Psychoanalytic Theory; Affect Theory; Queer Theory; Aesthetic Expression
Sam Sanchinel PhD Student Transgender Theory; Continental Philosophy of Religion; Chicana Feminism; Deconstruction; Queer Phenomenology 
Percival “Adjei” Scott MA Student Men and Masculinities; Jamaican/Caribbean Men; Queer identities in the Caribbean; Black Feminist thought; Environmental reimaginings
Arshi Noor Semy MA Student Gender, Sexuality, and Feminism in Islam; Muslim and South Asian Diaspora/s; Islamic/Cultural/Intersectional feminist organizing in North America; Islamophobia, Power and Belonging; Affect and the Politics of Emotion
Elena Senechal-Becker MA Student
Aarzoo Singh PhD Candidate Postcolonial Histories; Affective Archives; Object Studies; Alternative Epistemological Sites; Critical Race Studies  
Alisha Stranges MA Student Arts-based Interventions in Recovery from Psychological Trauma; Posttraumatic Stress Disorder; Queer Theory; Performance Studies  
Nora Tataryan PhD Candidate Aesthetics; Continental Philosophy; Post-colonial studies; Armenian Studies 
Samuel Yoon PhD Student Transnational Feminisms; Asian American and Asian Canadian Studies; Queer Diaspora; Korea and the Diaspora