Doug Durst, BA, MSW, PhD


Office: Education Building, Room 471
Phone: (306) 585-4577
Fax: (306) 585-4872

Research interests
First Nations self-government, social integration of marginalized Canadians.

Dr. Douglas Durst has worked with community groups on the issues pertaining to First Nations self-government in various regions of Canada. In the Northwest Territories, he was involved in providing social services and developing indigenous community workers among the Dene and Inuit. For over 10 years, he has served on the Canadian Council on Multicultural Health and has published widely on social work practice with diverse communities. He applies participatory and qualitative research methods with some quantitative methods, attempting to capture a holistic understanding of the social integration and participation of marginalized Canadians. He holds a Master Degree of Social Work from Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo and a PhD. in Social Work from the University of Toronto.