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Dr. Sulaimon Giwa is an Assistant Professor in the School Social Work with a cross-appointment to the Department of Sociology (Police Studies) at Memorial University. He is the Endowed Chair in Criminology and Criminal Justice at St. Thomas University and is a board member for Quadrangle Newfoundland and Labrador. An interdisciplinary scholar who self-identifies as same-gender-loving, Dr. Giwa’s empirical and theoretical research is informed by an intersectional and critical race approach to social justice, to advance understanding about the experiences of racialized and gender and sexually diverse groups with systems of oppression. His research and writings have appeared in top-ranked international journals. Dr. Giwa serves as the convener for the Research Exchange Group on Gender, Sexuality, and Health at the Newfoundland and Labrador Centre for Applied Health Research, and has collaborated with the St. John’s Pride Inc. on different initiatives, including coauthoring the report Restoring Confidence in Pride: The Way Forward. Dr. Giwa is an active member of the Black Lives Matter Newfoundland and Labrador and the Anti-Racism Coalition of Newfoundland and Labrador, among other social justice movement groups.

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