Joanna Anneke Rummens

Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto

Joanna Anneke Rummens is a multilingual anthropologist/sociologist whose research explores the links between identity, diversity, health and wellbeing, with special focus on vulnerable and marginalized populations. She has undertaken fieldwork with a wide variety of cultural groups in different societal contexts and employs an explicitly interdisciplinary, mixed-methodological, comparative perspective. Her work reflects a strong commitment to policy- and practice-relevant research, collaborative research partnerships with representatives from diverse ethno-cultural communities, as well as effective research translation / transfer and knowledge exchange / mobilization with a wide range of key stakeholders. Dr. Rummens has served in an advisory capacity in the areas of identity, diversity, citizenship and health to various governmental departments and was a Member of the Advisory Committee to Statistics Canada and Canadian Heritage for Canada

Country(ies) or Region(s) of Specialization: Latin America

Keywords: Identity, diversity, health and wellbeing