Jamilah is a Canadian sociological researcher and critical pedagogue dedicated to empowering Black lives and cultivating anti-colonial and anti-racist research and learning environments. She specializes in Black Canadian history, race and gender relations across the African diasporas, Black men and masculinities and decolonizing approaches to education.
She is a recipient of the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council's Joseph-Armand Bombardier Award and a Queen Elizabeth Scholar Fellowship in the Advanced Scholars West Africa (QES-AS-WA) program on transnational feminism.
PhD Candidate, Concordia University
Black Men and Masculinities
Jamilah's research amplifies the voices and diversity of Black men in the fight against systemic racism and sexism.
Focusing on the discipline of political science, this collection examines what is at stake in contesting the boundaries of the contemporary university. As the study of politics and political life, the mainstream of the discipline has examined power in the institutions and processes of government. But if the personal is political, political science is about much more than what happens in those institutions.
ANTI-RACIST VIDEOS HELP TEACHERS DISMANTLE RACISM AND COLONIALISM IN THE CLASSROOM
January 19, 2022
Our classrooms can mirror oppressive structures in our society. Those who wish to build an anti-racist future can work toward including more narratives, histories and teaching methods in their classrooms. This was the message of Jamilah A.Y. Dei-Sharpe, who gave the closing presentation at Intercollegiate Ped Day 2022...