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Dr. Jeannie Morgan is from the Nisga’a Nation. She received her M.A. in Sociology from Simon Fraser University and a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Sociology from the University of British Columbia. She is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Indigenous Studies, cross-appointed with the Labour Studies Program.
Morgan is an Indigenous feminist activist who brings over 20 years of experience working with Indigenous communities in the public and private sector. She has worked with various organizations including the First Nations Health Authority, Vancouver Status of Women, and the Vancouver School Board, merging her academic expertise with community-based initiatives.
With educational training in Sociology and Gender Studies, her work specializes in the examination of federal and provincial policies and how these shape the intersecting experiences of health and wellbeing and work for Indigenous communities. Morgan has received several awards for her research and has twice been named a Pacific Century Scholar from UBC.
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