Assistant Professor, University of OttawaCanada
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Alexandre Baril, Ph.D. in Women’s Studies, is an Assistant Professor at the School of Social Work at the University of Ottawa, specializing in diversity, including sexual, gender, (dis)ability, and linguistic diversity. Alexandre Baril’s interdisciplinary training combines ten years in philosophy/ethics, a Ph.D. in Women’s Studies and two postdoctoral fellowships in Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Wesleyan University, and in Political Science at Dalhousie University. His intersectional research places gender, feminist, queer, trans, and disability/crip studies in dialogue. His recent research examines discourses on suicide and assisted suicide within anti-oppressive movements/studies, as well as trans older adults living with dementia.