News

Assistant Teaching Professor Dr. Zaheera Jinnah guest co-edited a special issue in the Journal of Studies in Social Justice

We are excited to share that a special issue in the Journal of Studies in Social Justice, has been guest co-edited by one of our very own Dr. Zaheera Jinnah along with Professors Rutherford and Stasiulis, from Carleton University, and it has been published online! The issue is titled MIGRATION, INTERSECTIONALITY AND SOCIAL JUSTICE and explores the theory and practice of intersectionality and social justice in migration studies.

Cancelled - Public Lecture on Mar 18th - Disaster Intervention in Social Work

Unfortunately, we are cancelling the public lecture "Disaster Intervention in Social Work: Challenges to social work practice and values from a green social work perspective" by Guest Scholar Dr. Lena Dominelli from University of Stirling, UK, on Wednesday, March 18th (2:30pm) at Uvic. Thank you for your understanding.

Reem Girgrah, a MSW student, helping sexual assault victims in Yukon

We are proud to highlight this great article about the important work of Reem Girgrah, one of our awesome MSW students. Yukon News shared Reem is a longtime advocate for women and people who have experienced sexual violence. She was hired as a victim support coordinator for the Yukon government’s evolving sexualized assault response team (SART) last year. Her goal is to create a sustainable structure that has adequate supports for victims of sexual assault, and that gives victims control over what they think is best for them.