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Community-Based Research: At the Intersections of Queerness and (Dis)ability

Professional Development Webinar 2023

This webinar is sponsored by the Canadian Sociological Association’s Student Concerns Subcommittee.

In collaboration with the University of Calgary’s Sociology Graduate Student Caucus, the fourth discussion in our series discusses community-based research at the intersection of queerness and (dis)ability. Dr Zack Marshall will share teachings and learnings around project design, collaboration, implementation, funding, evaluation, and continuing social action.

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Moderator : J Overholser (They/Them, Ze/Zir), University of Calgary

Guest Speaker : Dr. Zack Marshall (he/him), University of Calgary

Zack Marshall (he/him) is an Associate Professor in the Department of Community Health  Sciences with interdisciplinary training in psychology, social work, and community health. Building on a history of work with queer and trans communities related to mental health, harm reduction, and sexual health, Zack is passionate about how we can leverage research for transformative social change. His current projects focus on research production, knowledge synthesis, and the ethics of research with individuals and communities who experience marginalization and other forms of oppression, including 2SLGBTQ+ people. Zack is committed to collaborative mentorship models and in creating spaces that centre groups who have been historically underrepresented and undervalued in academia.