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Faculty Listing

Erin Beckwell, BSW, MSW, RSW

Field Education Coordinator
Clinical Instructor

Office: Saskatoon Campus, The Concourse Building, Room 111.8
E-mail: erin.beckwell@uregina.ca
Phone: (306) 664-7383
Fax: (306) 664-7131

Darlene Chalmers, BEd, BSW, MSW, PhD, RSW

Associate Professor
Associate Dean - Undergraduate

Office: Saskatoon Campus, The Concourse Building, Room 111.10
E-mail: darlene.chalmers@uregina.ca
Phone: (306) 664-7379
Fax: (306) 664-7131

Doug Durst, BA, MSW, PhD

Professor

Office: Education Building, Room 471
E-mail: doug.durst@uregina.ca
Phone: (306) 585-4577
Fax: (306) 585-4872

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

Andrew Eaton, BSW, MSW, PhD, RSW

Assistant Professor

Office: Saskatoon Campus, The Concourse Building, Room 111.4
E-mail: andrew.eaton@uregina.ca
Phone: (306) 664-7371
Fax: (306) 664-7131

Jacqueline Fields, BSW, MBA, PhD, RSW

Lecturer

Office: Saskatoon Campus, The Concourse Building, Room 111.14
E-mail: jacqueline.fields@uregina.ca
Phone: (306) 664-7385
Fax: (306) 664-7131

Kara Fletcher, BA, MSW, PhD, RSW

Assistant Professor
Director, Social Policy Research Centre

Office: Saskatoon Campus, The Concourse Building, Room 111.6
E-mail: kara.fletcher@uregina.ca
Phone: (306) 664-7380
Fax: (306) 664-7131

Amanda Gebhard, BA, BEd, MEd, PhD

Assistant Professor

Office: Education Building, Room 460
E-mail: amanda.gebhard@uregina.ca
Phone: (306) 585-4572

Research interests
Amanda is a qualitative researcher. Her research interests are in racism and whiteness in the helping professions, youth violence and bullying, subject-making and colonialism, the school-to-prison pipeline, critical pedagogy, and language and power. Amanda employs critical discourse analysis and anchors her research in anti-oppressive, feminist, and poststructural theories.

Donalda Halabuza, BA, BSW, MSW, PhD, RSW

Instructor

Office: Education Building, Room 449
E-mail: donalda.halabuza@uregina.ca
Phone: (306) 337-2538
Fax: (306) 585-4872

Research interests
include the areas of family and individual resilience in a number of contexts such as family violence, separation and divorce, immigration and with children living in high risk situations. Other equally important interests include research in the area of custody and access and the use of qualitative methods.

Garson Hunter, BSW, MSW, PhD

Associate Professor

Office: Education Building, Room 446
E-mail: garson.hunter@uregina.ca
Phone: (306) 585-5643
Fax: (306) 585-4872
Website: http://www.uregina.ca/socialwork/about/faculty-staff/FacultySites/HunterGarsonSite/Index.html

Research interests
Unemployment and poverty; inequality; quantitative methodology and data analysis; field education and critical social work in micro and macro practice.

Bonnie Jeffery, BSW, MSW, PhD

Professor
Researcher, Saskatchewan Population Health & Evaluation Research Unit (SPHERU)

Office: Prince Albert
E-mail: bonnie.jeffery@uregina.ca
Phone: Currently working off-campus

Research interests
Income security and poverty; health policy; women and health; distance education issues in social work education; social policy issues for women and northern communities; quantitative and qualitative research design in the human services; Aboriginal health.

Jennifer Ma, BSW, MSW, PhD

Associate Professor

Office: Education Building, Room 450
E-mail: jennifer.ma@uregina.ca
Phone: (306) 585-4549
Fax: (306) 585-4872

Lise Milne, MSW, PhD, RSW

Assistant Professor

Office: Saskatoon Campus, The Concourse Building, Room 111.7
E-mail: lise.milne@uregina.ca
Phone: (306) 664-7336
Fax: (306) 664-7131

Research interests
Lise’s research interests include child and adolescent trauma, the neurobiological impacts of trauma, trauma-informed practices within child welfare organizations, responses to children exposed to interpersonal violence, knowledge mobilization – especially for child-serving organizations in the context of COVID-19, program implementation evaluation, and social work practicum experiences.

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.

Nuelle Novik, BA, BSW, MSW, PhD, RSW

Associate Professor

Office: Education Building, Room 472
E-mail: nuelle.novik@uregina.ca
Phone: (306) 585-4573
Fax: (306) 585-4872

Research interests
Aging; Rural and Remote Social Work and Health Care; Mental Health; Death and Dying; Palliative Care; Social Work Counselling and Therapy; Anti-Oppressive Social Work Practice; Community Engagement and Community-Based Research.

Gabriela Novotna, BA, MSW, PhD

Associate Professor
Associate Dean - Research & Graduate Program

Office: Education Building, Room 461
E-mail: gabriela.novotna@uregina.ca
Phone: (306) 585-4237
Fax: (306) 585-4872

Research interests
Substance use and misuse; Concurrent disorders; Gambling; Harm reduction; Implementation science; Knowledge translation; Institutional theory

Fritz Pino, MSW, PhD

Assistant Professor

Office: Education Building, Room 448
E-mail: fritz.pino@uregina.ca
Phone: (306) 337-2986
Fax: (306) 585-4872

Research interests
Queer and trans philosophies and theories; racialized LGBTQ immigrant communities; intersections of aging, sexuality, and spirituality; transnational feminist epistemologies; decolonial approaches to social work research; migration, diaspora, and international social work practice.

Cathy Rocke, MSW, PhD

Dean

Office: Education Building, Room 444.1
E-mail: sw.dean@uregina.ca
Phone: (306) 585-4037
Fax: (306) 585-5691

Miguel Sanchez, BA, BA Hons, MSW, PhD

Associate Professor

Office: Education Building, Room 447
E-mail: miguel.sanchez@uregina.ca
Phone: (306) 585-4848
Fax: (306) 585-4872

Research interests
Social policy; child poverty; traumatized populations, family violence, minorities, and international social work education.

Takhmina Shokirova, BA, MA, PhD

Assistant Professor

Office: Saskatoon Campus, The Concourse Building, Room 111.34
E-mail: takhmina.shokirova@uregina.ca
Phone: (306) 664-7375
Fax: (306) 664-7131

Research interests
Takhmina’s research interests are connected to the topics of migration and forced displacement, child welfare, violence against women, gender equity, international social work, and imprisonment. Takhmina situates her research in transnational feminism, intersectionality, anti-oppressive, and post-structural theoretical approaches.

Raven Sinclair, BA, CISW, BISW, MSW, PhD

Professor

Office: Saskatoon Campus, The Concourse Building, Room 111.9
E-mail: raven.sinclair@uregina.ca
Phone: (306) 664-7372
Fax: (306) 664-7131

Research interests
Indigenous knowledge and research methodologies; synthesis of traditional and contemporary healing theories and modalities; aboriginal cultural identity issues; adoption; colonial and decolonizaation theories; mental health and wellness.

Michele Sorensen, PhD

Assistant Professor

Office: Education Building, Room 469
E-mail: michele.sorensen@uregina.ca
Phone: (306) 585-4588
Fax: (306) 585-4872

Research interests
social work alongside Indigenous populations; field experience in social work; new materialism; aesthetic experiences; gender and sexualities