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At Brock University, we strive to make a difference. Our research and scholarship addresses real-world challenges; in the process, we come up with knowledge and insights that may be helpful to society. In this weekly series, our researchers and scholars share what they’ve learned through their work.

Featured researcher

Robyn Bourgeois

Assistant Professor, Women’s and Gender Studies
Faculty of Social Sciences

Robyn Bourgeois (Laughing Otter Caring Woman) is a mixed-race Cree woman born and raised in Syilx and Splats’in territories of British Columbia, and connected through marriage and her three children to the Six Nations of the Grand River. Her scholarly work focuses on indigenous feminisms, violence against indigenous women and girls, and indigenous women’s political activism and leadership. In addition to being an academic, Bourgeois is also as activist, author, and artist.  

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Vincenzo De Luca

Professor, Biological Sciences
Faculty of Mathematics and Science

Tony Volk

Professor, Child and Youth Studies
Faculty of Social Sciences

Richard Mitchell

Professor, Child and Youth Studies
Faculty of Social Sciences

Joe Norris

Professor, Drama in Education and Applied Theatre
Faculty of Humanities

Karen Campbell

Associate Professor, Psychology
Faculty of Social Sciences

Teju Herath

Associate Professor, Information Systems
Goodman School of Business

Tamari Kitossa

Associate Professor, Sociology
Faculty of Social Sciences

Christine Daigle

Professor, Philosophy
Faculty of Humanities

Deborah McPhee

Associate Professor, Human Resources Management
Goodman School of Business

Paul Zelisko

Instructor, Chemistry
Faculty of Mathematics and Science

Jeff Stuart

Associate Professor, Biological Sciences
Faculty of Mathematics and Science

Candace Figg

Professor, Educational Studies
Faculty of Education

Spy Dénommé-Welch

Associate Professor, Educational Studies
Faculty of Education

Kimberly Monk

Adjunct Professor, History
Faculty of Humanities

Tim O’Connell

Professor, Recreation & Leisure Studies
Faculty of Applied Health Sciences

Maureen Lux

Professor, History
Faculty of Humanities

Charles Conteh

Associate Professor, Political Science
Faculty of Social Sciences

Ana Sanchez

Professor, Health Sciences
Faculty of Applied Health Sciences

Elizabeth Shulman

Assistant Professor, Psychology
Faculty of Social Sciences

Louis Volante

Professor, Educational Studies
Faculty of Education

Gary Libben

Professor, Applied Linguistics
Faculty of Social Sciences

Patrick Reid

Assistant Professor, Sport Management
Faculty of Applied Health Sciences

Danielle Sirianni-Molnar

Associate Professor, Child and Youth Studies
Faculty of Social Sciences

Christopher Fullerton

Associate Professor, Geography and Tourism Studies
Faculty of Social Sciences

Simon Black

Assistant Professor, Labour Studies
Faculty of Social Sciences

Miriam Richards

Professor, Biological Sciences
Faculty of Mathematics and Science

Elizabeth Greene

Associate Professor, Classics
Faculty of Humanities

Kimberly Cote

Professor, Psychology
Faculty of Social Sciences

Gary Pickering

Professor, Biological Sciences and Psychology
Faculty of Mathematics and Science