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Shahnaz Khan

Professor, Women and Gender Studies/Global Studies

Areas of Expertise: Islam; Gender; South Asian cinema; Bollywood; Languages Spoken: English, Urdu

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519-884-0710 ext.2374

Patricia Elliot

Professor, Sociology and MA CAST

Areas of Expertise: Sociology of women and gender; Feminist theory; Psychoanalytic feminism; Transgender theory

519.884.0710 ext.3682

Lea Caragata

Associate Dean PhD Program, Professor (Faculty of Social Work); Academic Integrity Advisor (Waterloo Campus)

Areas of Expertise: Social policy especially welfare policy; Workfare; Poverty; Precarious Labour Market; Single Mothers; Women and Gender; International development, international aid; Non-profit organizations

Biography: Dr. Caragata teaches in the areas social policy and community development. Her doctoral teaching includes epistemology and the production of knowledge. ?

519-884-1970 ext.5219

Tammy Schirle

Associate Professor (Economics) & Director, Laurier Centre for Economic Research & Policy Analysis (LCERPA)

Areas of Expertise: Labour; Gender; Retirement; Policy

Biography: Tammy Schirle is an Associate Professor of Economics at Wilfrid Laurier University. She completed her Ph.D. at the University of British Columbia in 2006. She graduated from the University of Manitoba with a B.A.(Hons) in Economics in 1999 and completed?

519.884.0710 ext.3849

Jasmin Zine

Professor, Graduate Advisor, Sociology

Areas of Expertise: Race/anti-racism; Race and education; Race and securitization; Race gender; Imperialism/War on terror; Racialized youth; Canadian Muslim studies - Muslim youth and identity post 9/11, Islamic schools; Muslim women's studies - Islamic feminism, hijab, identity, representation

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519.884.0710 ext.3267

Rachael Collins

Contract Academic Staff

Areas of Expertise: Institutionalized Sexism and Racism; Deviance; Violence; Recidivism and Gender; Fear of Crime; Moral Panics Social Control

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