Women & Gender Studies Institute

Congratulations to Professor Rinaldo Walcott

Professor Rinaldo Walcott of the Department of Social Justice Education has been promoted to the rank of Professor, effective July 1, 2018. Professor Walcott is an innovative and internationally influential interdisciplinary scholar in the areas of Black studies, cultural studies, gender theory, transnational and diaspora studies, and Black queer studies. As both a pioneering researcher and a public intellectual with an outstanding record of advocacy, Professor Walcott has redefined common understandings of Black studies and anti-Black racism in Canada and abroad. He is currently the Director of the Women & Gender Studies Institute at the University of Toronto.