Dr. Jennifer Leason

Researcher, Teacher and Artist

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Dr. Jennifer Leason

"GWAYOOSHGAWIN" (BALANCE)

Teaching

  • Public Health
  • Indigenous Studies
  • Medical Anthropology
  • Women & Gender Studies
  • Community Support Certificate

Service

  • Family & Community
  • Student Mentorship
  • University
  • Provincial
  • National
  • International

Reconcili-action

  • Build student capacity for intercultural understanding and mutual respect.
  • Skills based training in intercultural competence training, conflict resolution, human rights and anti-racism.

Research

MATERNAL-CHILD & REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH

WOMEN'S HEALTH

INDIGENOUS HEALTH & WELL BEING

INDIGENOUS MATERNITY EXPERIENCES

SOCIAL DETERMINANTS OF HEALTH

GENDER & HEALTH

About Jen

My name is Dr. Jennifer Leason and my Anishinaabe name is Kessis Sagay-Yas Egett Kwé: First Shining Rays of Sunlight Woman. I am of a member of the Pine Creek Indian Band and my maternal Indigenous roots are from Duck Bay, Pine Creek and Camperville, Manitoba; and my paternal Ukrainian-Norwegian roots are from Hudson Bay, Saskatchewan.

Contact Dr. Jennifer Leason

EARTH SCIENCES #752
UNIVERSITY OF CALGARY
2500 UNIVERSITY DRIVE NW
CALGARY, AB

Dr. Leason's Courses

Contemporary Indigenous Affairs
Indigenous Peoples Health
Ethnographic Survey of Indigenous Peoples

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