Festus Moasun, BA, M.Phil., PhD

Assistant Professor

Office: Saskatoon Campus, The Concourse Building, Room 111.31
E-mail: festus.moasun@uregina.ca
Phone: (306) 664-7378
Fax: (306) 664-7131

Research interests
include (dis)Ability, mental health, decoloniality and politics of knowledge creation, immigrants and globally displaced populations, personhood, and the intersectionality of culture, oppression, and marginalization.

Peer reviewed Publications:

Mfoafo-M’Carthy, M., Moasun, F., Novotna, G., & Christensen, D. (2021). The typologies of mental health, addiction, and problem gambling systems integration in Ontario. International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11469-021-00551-w

Cait, C., Gokani, R., Ewan, A. R., Moasun, F., Razbani-Tehrani, A., Scarborough, J., Smith, S. & Woodstock, J. (2021). Epistemology and arts-based pedagogy: Pictures from a doctoral classroom. Journal of Teaching in Social Work, 41 (2), 103–116.  https://doi.org/10.1080/08841233.2021.1887051  

Moasun, F. Y. & Mfoafo-M’Carthy, M. (2020). The power of the tongue: Inherent labeling of persons with disabilities in proverbs of the Akan people of Ghana. Qualitative Social Work. https://doi.org/10.1177/1473325020910469

Moasun, F. (2018). When ethical requirements become a bane on qualitative inquiry in third world countries: Reflecting on studying ‘sensitive’ topics as a Ghanaian student in Canada. Qualitative Inquiry in Social Work, 1(1), pp 26-28. http://dx.doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.33946.90561

Sottie, C. A., Mfoafo-M’Carthy, M., & Moasun, F. (2018). Graduate social work students’ perceptions and attitude toward mental illness: Implications for practice in developing countries, Social Work in Mental Health. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15332985.2018.144832

Moasun, F. Y. & Sottie, A. C. (2014). Growing up with disabilities in Ghana: Experiences and perspectives. Ghana Social Science Journal, 11 (1) pp. 53-77.

Podcast:

Kloss, A. M. (Host). (2021, Mar. 19). International Research Ethics: Dancing on a moving carpet. Center for Research on Practices. Available at: https://crsp-talk.simplecast.com/episodes/international-research-ethics-dancing-on-a-moving-carpet