Valley Weadick

PhD Student


Areas of Interest

  • Trans Studies
  • Cultural Studies


valley weadick (aka valley weedick) is a former musician, a self-taught illustrator, and, occasionally, a performance artist. Through a focus on trans art, writing, and creativity, their PhD research explores expressions of supernatural, paranormal, and otherworldly phenomena as a means of understanding the self, the body, gender, and the world.

Program: PhD 2020


M.A. (2015) Women and Gender Studies, University of Toronto


Title: Trapped in the Wrong World: Transgender and Paranormal Phenomena

Supervisor: Dina Georgis

Selected Works

2020. “If I Disappear … Come Find Me: Seeking Transfeminine Music in Canada” in Women and Popular Culture in Canada. Edited by Laine Halpern Zisman. Women’s Press. (as Valley WeeDick)

Honours and Awards


SSHRC Doctoral Fellowship


Recognition of Excellence Award