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Festus Moasun, BA, M.Phil., PhD

Assistant Professor

Office: Saskatoon Campus, The Concourse Building, Room 111.31
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.

Festus Moasun is an Assistant Professor at the Saskatoon Campus.

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.

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.  

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.

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.

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.

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.


Kloss, A. M. (Host). (2021, Mar. 19). International Research Ethics: Dancing on a moving carpet. Center for Research on Practices. Available at: