Nominated by: Antigonish Women’s Resource Centre and Sexual Assault Sexual Assault Services Association
I am a long-time feminist activist and academic. I have a PhD from the University of Toronto and have the position of professor at St. Francis Xavier University in Women’s and Gender Studies as well as History. I have been involved in various kinds of community feminist activism for over three decades – first in Newfoundland, then Ontario, and finally in Nova Scotia. I have been a member of the board of the Antigonish Women’s Resource Centre and Sexual Assault Services Association since 1995.