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Yayo Vuni

Yayo Vuni

I completed my bachelor’s degree at Acadia University where I graduated with honours, double majoring in Sociology and Political Science. My honours thesis focused on the ‘’Impact of South Sudanese Cultural Marriage Practices on Women's Pursuit of Post-Secondary Education in Canada.” My research interest includes social justice in education and the contribution of African women […]

Elvis Dze Achuo

Elvis Dze Achuo

Elvis Dze Achuo is a Cameroonian and holder of a PhD in Mathematical Economics from the University of Dschang, Cameroon. He currently serves in the Ministry of Secondary Education, Cameroon. His research interests are in the domains of Development Economics, Environmental Economics, Resource Economics and Macroeconomics. He is a sustainable development enthusiast, passionate about environmental […]

Annie Bunting

Annie Bunting

Dr Annie Bunting is Professor of Law & Society at York University. Her research expertise includes socio-legal studies of marriage and childhoods, feminist international law, and culture, religion and law. Since 2010, she has directed an international research collaboration (SSHRC-funded Partnership) called Conjugal Slavery in War: Partnership for the study of enslavement, marriage and masculinities […]

Sylvia Bawa

Sylvia Bawa

Dr Sylvia Bawa is a global sociologist and tenured Associate Professor of Sociology at York University in Canada with expertise in human rights, development, gender and globalization. With immense experience working with international and local organizations and groups on development, social justice and human rights issues, her expertise in these areas have been recognized through […]

Sandra Sagbohan

Sandra Sagbohan

Sandra Sagbohan is an international development practitioner interested in gender equity, diversity and inclusion, women economic empowerment and evidence-based policy making with a combined research and work experience of more than 8 years in performance and impact measurement including monitoring, evaluation, and learning and data analysis. She currently a doctoral student at the School of […]

Ruth Murambadoro

Ruth Murambadoro

Ruth Murambadoro is an African scholar who works on women, transitional justice, gender justice, peacebuilding and politics of the Global South. She invests her research time curating women’s stories and amplifying African voices in peace education and scholarship. Ruth has conducted ethnographic field research in Zimbabwe, South Africa, Mozambique and Ghana, where she explored African […]

Amar Wahab

Amar Wahab

Amar Wahab is Associate Professor of Gender and Sexuality in the School of Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies at York University. He has taught in the areas of critical sexuality studies, critical studies in masculinity, critical race studies, introductory and advanced sociological theory, and Caribbean cultural studies. His research interests include: sexual citizenship in liberal […]

Gertrude Mianda

Gertrude Mianda

Gertude Mianda is the former Director of the Harriet Tubman Institute for Research on Africa and its Diasporas at York University. She is a Professor in the Gender and Women’s Studies program at Glendon College and was the Chair of the School of Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies at York University (2011–15). Her research focuses on […]

Danielle Howard

Danielle Howard

Dr Danielle A. D. Howard joins AMPD as an assistant professor in the Department of Theatre. She recently taught within the University of California-Los Angeles' School of Theater, Film and Television before coming to York University. Dr. Howard holds a PhD in Theatre and Performance Studies from UCLA and writes at the intersections of race, […]

Chidinma Nwankwo

Chidinma Nwankwo

Chidinma Umahi Nwankwo is second-year Master’s candidate in Interdisciplinary studies. Her MA thesis traces sexual violence in conflict as a continuum of violence against women and girls in northern Nigeria. Her research interest includes law and development, international human rights, Immigration and refugee law, international security, and gender and women’s studies. Chidinma graduated from Tulane […]