Rodney Hunt

Lecturer

Rodney Hunt

Lecturer

Areas of interest

Health equity and human rights, Indigenous health, sex/gender, participatory and community-based research.

Biography

Rodney Hunt joined the faculty as an instructor in 2011 and is currently acting lead of the Social Inequities and Health (SIH) concentration of the MPH program. He is also an instructor in SFU’s Interim Aboriginal University Preparation Program (IAUPP). Rodney is a sociologist and public health educator whose scholarly and teaching interests include the determinants of health, critical public health, and the social study of the body in medicine, with a focus on social justice, and critical and participatory pedagogies.

Rodney received his B.A. and M.A. in sociology from the University of Victoria, and he completed all Ph.D. related course work in sociology (ABD) at Simon Fraser University (SFU). His scholarly and teaching activities are informed by a commitment to social justice advocacy, feminism, anti-racism, and Indigenous and non-Indigenous reconciliation.

Teaching Interests

Determinants of health, social inequities and health, critical public health, and teaching for transformative social change