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Judith Grant
PhD

Associate Professor

Faculty of Social Science and Humanities

Contact information

Bordessa Hall - Room 317
Downtown Oshawa
55 Bond Street East
Oshawa, ON

905.721.8668 ext. 2869

judith.grant@uoit.ca


Background

Dr. Judith Grant received her PhD in Women's Studies from York University in Toronto, Ontario. She obtained her Master of Arts degree from the University of Toronto, and her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of New Brunswick. She taught for nine years at Canadian universities followed by six years in the United States, teaching sociology and criminology courses. Dr. Grant's international work has taken her to Southeast Asia (the Philippines and Sri Lanka) to document gender analysis reports for Canadian agencies, and to Russia where she presented research on Canadian laws on domestic violence to the Centre for Women, Family and Gender Studies, in both Moscow and St. Petersburg.

Curriculum vitae

Education

  • Bachelor of Arts University of New Brunswick in Fredericton, New Brunswick
  • Master of Arts degree University of Toronto in Toronto, Ontario
  • PhD in Women's Studies York University in Toronto, Ontario

Research and expertise

Research background and interests:

  • drugs and gender
  • violence against women
  • women and addiction/recovery

Research areas of specialty:

  • drug education
  • drug policies in Canada
  • drug use and abuse
  • qualitative research 
  • addiction/recovery from controlled substances
  • community activism
  • community-academic alliances
  • drugs and gender
  • drugs in society
  • public policy
  • violence against women

Matthew Hack (Master of Arts in Criminology). Exploring the Impact of Post-Secondary Drug Education, completed 2013.

Jade Thiessen (Master of Arts in Criminology). Exploring Women’s Pathways to Recovery: A Literature Review, completed 2013.

Assessment of Addiction Problems and Service for the Central East Local Health Integration Network (CELHIN): Defining the Gaps and Opportunities: Qualitative Report (2008).

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