Friday, July 1, 2022

Sabrina Razack, Braeden McKenzie and Janelle Joseph

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Sabrina Razack is a PhD Candidate at the University of Toronto and completed her master’s thesis examining the player experiences of National Women’s Cricketers in Canada. Her current research is a case study of the Black Girl Hockey club that examines the intersections of media, race, gender, class and culture. She studies how digital platforms contribute to the formation, operation and/or challenges of social movements and activism. She is an award winning curriculum writer, and developed Beyondaboundary.com, to create units on critical sport and social issues. Braeden McKenzie is a PhD Candidate at the University of Toronto working in the Department of Kinesiology and a Research Assistant in the Indigeneity, Diaspora, Equity and Anti-racism in Sport (IDEAS) Research Lab. His current research focuses on theorizing and conceptualizing the concept of risk and exploring its various contexts and meanings across physical cultures. Beyond his research responsibilities, Braeden has also served as a Course Instructor in the Faculty of Kinesiology at the University of Toronto and the Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation at the University of Alberta, Augustana Campus. Dr. Janelle Joseph is the Founder and Director of Canada's first research laboratory devoted to issues of race and movement cultures, the Indigeneity, Diaspora, Equity and Anti-racism in Sport (IDEAS) Research Lab. A leader in advancing social justice and anti-racism through physical culture research, the IDEAS Research Lab aspires to explore issues related to a wide range of global and local movement experiences. The IDEAS Research Lab is committed to transformational, theoretically-grounded ethnographic research using critical race theory in sport, dance, and education.

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