Being a Golden Hawk means more than just cheering on our (really good) varsity teams – it means being a student who cares about your community, who works hard in the classroom, and who takes advantage of all the learning opportunities that can happen outside the classroom, too.
Critical race and class theories; anti-colonial theory; African, Caribbean and Aboriginal communities; public health; the social determinants; political economy of health; HIV/AIDS; community based interventions; qualitative and indigenous research methodologies.
Awards and Achievements
Principal Investigator, Mixed-race African Diasporic and Indigenous Oral History Project. Social Science and Humanities Research Council Insight Development Grant (2016-2018).
Collaborator, GBTMSM Situational Assessment Project. Ontario HIV/AIDS Treatment Network Community-Based Research and Evaluation Fund (2016).
Research Award, Social Research Centre in HIV Prevention (2014-2015).
Senior Women Academic Administrators of Canada Graduate Student Award of Merit (2015).
CIHR Doctoral Research Award: HIV/AIDS Community-Based Research (2012-2015).
Principal Applicant, Women in Health Working Toward Health: Connecting the Narratives of Women of Color for our Wellbeing Project. Women's Xchange Fund (2014-2015).
Research Award, LaMarsh Centre for Child and Youth Research (2013).
Selected Peer Reviewed Papers
C. Wilson, S. Flicker., J.P. Restoule. (2015). “Beyond the Colonial Divide: Alliance Building Between African Diasporic and Indigenous Communities in HIV Prevention.” The Journal of Decolonization: Indigeneity, Education and Society.
C. Wilson, Z. Marshall, S. Flicker, S. Nixon, T. Vo, R. Travers, A. McClelland, & D. Proudfoot. (2014). “Condoms and Contradictions: How Queer Youth Labeled with Intellectual Disabilities Navigate Safer Sex Decisions.” Journal of Critical Disability Discourse. 6: 107–139.
C. Wilson. (2011). “Let’s Talk About Sex: Photo Gallery.” Girlhood Studies Journal. 4(2): 148–160.
Selected Book Chapters
C. Wilson and S. Flicker. (2015). “Picturing Transactional Sex: Ethics Challenges and Possibilities.” In A. Gubrium, K. Harper and M. Otanez (editors) Participatory Visual and Digital Research in Action. Left Coast Press. pp. 73–86.