Dr. Susan Hillock
Dr. Hillock’s research primarily focuses on the scholarship of teaching and learning as well as innovative theory building in the areas of anti- oppressive social work practice and education (including critical, feminist, structural, Marxist, anti-racist, and queer theories). In addition, as a social activist, she works towards promoting equality, social justice, and social change and studying how privilege and experiences of oppression play out in the classroom and in the field.
Wilkin, L. & Hillock, S. (April 2015). Enhancing MSW Students' Effficacy in Working with Trauma, Violence, and Oppression: An Integrated Feminist-Trauma Framework for Social Work Education. Feminist Teacher. (In Press)
Hillock, S. (December, 2013). Understanding Oppression: The Use of Metaphor. Critical Social Work. http: // www1.uwindsor.ca/ criticalsocialwork/ 2013 Volume14 No2.
Pecora, K. & Hillock, S. (2013). Rebecca’s story: Family violence interventions and strategies. Kelowna. B.C.: Multieducational Resources for Learning and Online Teaching. www.merlot.org.
Hillock, S.. Hawken, A., Lewis, A., Kaidannek, S., Robertson, K., & Yurick, T. (2013). Introduction to Feminist Counselling. Kelowna, B.C.: Multieducational Resouces for Learning and Online Teaching. www.merlot.org.
Hillock, S. (2012). Conceptualizations and Experiences of Oppression: Gender Differences. Afflia. 27(1), 35-47.
Hillock, S. (2011). Conceptualizing oppression: Resistance narratives for social work. Doctoral thesis. St. John’s: Memorial University of Newfoundland.
Hillock , S. & Profitt, N.J. (2007). Developing a practice and andragogy of resistance: Structural praxis inside and outside of the classroom. Canadian Social Work Review. 24 (1). Ottawa: CASSW, 39-54.
Hillock, S. (2005). Minority sensitive practice. In F. Turner (ed.). Canadian Encyclopedia of Social Work. Toronto: Wilfred Laurier Press. 241-243.
Hillock, S. (2005). Radical social work. In F. Turner (ed.). Canadian Encyclopedia of Social Work. Toronto: Wilfred Laurier Press, 316-317.
Refereed Published Books
Hillock, S. & Mule, N. (2016). Queering Social Work. Toronto: UBC Press.
Pecora, K. & Hillock, S. (2012). Rebecca’s story: Family violence interventions and strategies. Kelowna. B.C.: Multieducational Resources for Learning and Online Teaching. www.merlot.org.
Refereed Book Chapters
Hillock, S. (2016). Introduction. In S.Hillock & N. Mule (eds.). Queering Social Work. Vancouver: UBC Press.
Hillock, S. (2016). A queer history. In S.Hillock & N. Mule (eds.). Queering Social Work. Vancouver: UBC Press (In Press).
Hillock, S. (2016). Queering social work. In S.Hillock & N. Mule (eds.). Queering Social Work. Vancouver: UBC Press (In Press).
Hillock, S. (2016). Foreword. In S.Hillock & N. Mule (eds.). Queering Social Work. Vancouver: UBC Press (In Press).
Lead author and editor - 2 CASWE 300 plus pages Pre-accreditation Reports:
Hillock, S. (November, 2015);
Hillock, S. (April 2015).
Refereed Journal Article Reviewer
Australian Feminist Studies (2017).
Canadian Social Work Review (2011, 2006).
Payne, M. (2014). Modern Social Work Theory (4th Ed). Chicago: Lyceum Books, Inc. (Reviewed January, 2017 for Oxford University Press).
Dumbrill, G. & Yee, J. (2014). A Beginner’s Guide to Anti-Oppression: Social Inclusion and Social Justice. Toronto: University of Toronto Press (Reviewed November, 2014).
Marsiglia, Flavio & Kulis, Stephen. (2009). Diversity, Oppression, and Change: Culturally Grounded Social Work. Chicago: Lyceum Books (Reviewed August, 2012).
Mullaly, Bob. (2009). Challenging Oppression and Confronting Privilege (2nd Ed.). Toronto: Oxford University Press (Reviewed October, 2012).
Grant Proposal Reviewer for the Canadian Federation of Humanities and Social Sciences
December 2015 Review of SSHRC Social Work Grant Proposal
Journal Editor (2013)
Consulting Editor for AFFILIA: Journal of Women and Social Work.
Peer Reviewed Research Grants
$3000 Trent Vice President Research and Innovation Strategic Initiatives Award (2016)
$1500 Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada's International Travel Grant (2016).
$8000 Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada's Awards to Scholarly Publications Program (ASSP) Grant (2016).
$1600 Trent University Research Publication Award (2016)
$4000 Trent University Leadership Grant (2014).
$2000 UBC-Okanagan Internal Research Grants (2011).
$2000 UBC-Okanagan Internal Research Grants (2009).
$2000 UBC-Okanagan Internal Research Grants (2007).
$1500 OUC Internal Research Grants (2004).
$1500 OUC Internal Research Grants (2002).
$1500 OUC Internal Research Grants (2000).
$1000 OUC Grant in Aid (2003).
$3000 OUC Grant in Aid (2002).
$2500 OUC Grant in Aid (2001).
Dr. Marina Morgensthern
Dr. Morgensthern’s areas of research interest include social constructivist, feminist intersectional, anti-oppressive, and antiracist approaches to social work with immigrant and ethnic minority individuals, families and groups, and the inclusion of marginalized voices into social work theory, research, and practice.
Morgenshtern, M., & Pollack, S. Stories of (be)longing to the center: Race class and ethnicity in FSU Jewish immigrant experiences. The International Journal of Diversity in Organizations, Communities and Nations: Annual Review.
Morgenshtern, M., Freymond, N., Hong, L., Adamowich, T., Duffie, M. (2015). Researcher? Social worker? “Let us be both”: Exploring the binaries that condition graduate social work research training. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences, 191, 2002-2007.
Morgenshtern, M., & Pollack, S. (2014). "Changing the Rules of the Game": Experiences of Jewish Immigrants from the Former Soviet Union. Journal of Feminist Family Therapy, 26, 1-21.
Freymond, N., Morgenshtern, M., Duffie, M., & Hong, L. (2014). Developing Social Work Researchers: Mapping the Tensions among MSW Students. Journal of Teaching in Social Work, 34(3), 248-268.
Morgenshtern, M., Freymond, N., Agyapong, S., & Coutch, L. (2011), Graduate social work students’ attitudes toward research: Problems and prospects. Journal of Teaching in Social Work, 31(5), 552-568.
Morgenshtern, M., & Novotna, G. (2011), (In)(Out)Sider(s): White immigrant Ph.D. students reflecting on their teaching experience. Social Work Education: The International Journal. doi: 10.1080/02615479.2010.538377
Refereed Journal Article Reviewer
International Journal Of Community Diversity (2016)
Forum: Qualitative Social Research (2016)
International Journal of Qualitative Methods (2013-14)
González-López, G. The Researcher’s Heart: Lessons from the Field about Community Engagement, Sensitive Topics, and Self Care. (2012)
Dr. Shana Almeida
Dr. Almeida’s research interests include diversity, race and racism, identity, space, municipal government, social policy, social justice, interlocking systems of oppression, anti-oppressive theory and practice, and decolonizing knowledge production.
Almeida, S. (2015). Race-based epistemologies: The role of race and dominance in knowledge production. Wagadu: A Journal of Transnational Women’s and Gender Studies, 13, Summer, 79-105.
Almeida, S. (2013). (Re)cognition: A move to explicate race in Axel Honneth’s critical theory of social justice. Critical Social Work, 14(2), 83-97.
Almeida, S. (2012). Race in democratic spaces: The politics of racial embodiment in the City of Toronto. In H. Bauder (Ed.), Immigration and settlement: Challenges, experiences, and opportunities (pp. 37-54). Toronto: Canadian Scholars’ Press.
Almeida, S. (2016) “Exposing the Threads: A Critical Interrogation of the Policies, Practices and (Non-)Performativity of Diversity in the City of Toronto”. Wagadu: A Journal of Transnational Women’s and Gender Studies. Special Issue, expected Fall 2016.
Prof. Else Knudsen
Prof. Knudsen's s research interests include criminal justice policy; penology; punishment and society; critical criminology, Children of prisoners; the ‘collateral consequences’ of mass incarceration, sociology of childhood; social policy; and the welfare state.
Knudsen, E.M. (2016). Avoiding the Pathologizing of Children of Prisoners. The Probation Journal. 63(3).
Knudsen, E.M. (Forthcoming: 2017). “Canadian Children of Prisoners.” In Hutton, M. and Moran, D. (Eds.). The Palgrave Handbook on Prisoners’ Families. Palgrave: UK.
Knudsen, E.M. (Forthcoming: 2017/8) “The invisibility of children of prisoners.” In Condry, R. and Scharff-Smith, P. (Eds). The Oxford Handbook on Families of Prisoners. Oxford University Press, UK.