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Humanities, Social Sciences and Social Justice Education
Comparative, International and Development Education
Ph.D. (1989) University of Toronto, Education.
M.A. (1979) University of Ottawa, History.
B.A. Hons. (1977) University of British Columbia, History.
Diplome d'Études Françaises (1976) Université d'Haute Bretagne, Rennes, France.
Dr. Razack has taught the following courses:
Racism, Violence and the Law: Issues for Educators and Researchers
Historical Sociology: Gender, Class, Race and Historiography
Race and Knowledge Production
Race, Space and Citizenship
Marginality and the Politics of Resistance
Racism, Law and Radical Education
Community Education and Development: Issues for Activists
Qualitative Research: Implications of Feminist and Postmodern
Theories for Practice: Race and Knowledge Production
Women’s Studies, The Simone de Beauvoir Institute, Concordia University, Montréal, P.Q.
Future Visions: Feminism Applied to Law
Twentieth Century Feminist Theory
Nineteenth Century Feminist Theory
Women’s Identity and Image: Canadian Historical Perspectives
2010 Co-editor with Malinda Smith and Sunera Thobani. States of Race: Critical Race feminism for the 21st Century. Toronto: Between the Lines.
2008, 2009. Casting Out: Race and the Eviction of Muslims From Western Law and Politics. Toronto: University of Toronto Press. Translation: 2011. La Chasse Aux Musulmans. Evincer Les Musulmans de L’Espace Politique.Montreal: Lux Editeur. [French translation of Casting Out including a preface to the French edition.]
2004 Dark Threats and White Knights: The Somalia Affair, Peacekeeping and the New Imperialism. University of Toronto Press.
2002, Editor. Race, Space and the Law: Unmapping a white settler society. Toronto: Between the Lines.
1998, 1999, 2001. 2006 Looking white people in the eye: gender, race and culture in courtrooms and classrooms. Toronto: University of Toronto Press.
1991 Canadian feminism and the law: The women's legal education and action fund and the pursuit of equality. Toronto: Second Story Press.
Research Grants and Contracts
2011-2014 Social Science and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC): Democratic Citizenship and the Acceptance of Torture in Law and Society, $85,198.
2007-2010 Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC): Race and Violence Against First Nations, three-year research grant, $117,878.
2003-2006 Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC): Understanding Cultural Differences Within An Anti-Racist Framework, three-year research grant, $134,051.
2001 Secretary of State (Multiculturalism and Status of Women): Training Legal Professionals to Understand Gender and Cultural Differences Within an Anti-Racist Framework in Immigration Cases. Six month grant $19,000.
1999-2002 Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC): Race and the Canadian Unconscious, three year research grant $114,000.
1995-98 Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC): A legal and educational framework for understanding interlocking systems of oppression, three year research grant $60,000.
1991-94 Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC): Re-inventing community: Law and women on the margins, three year research grant $59,450.
1994 Co-Principal Investigator with George Dei, Ministry of Education: Inclusive schooling research project $112,989 (research).
Honours and Awards
2008 University of Toronto Connaught Fellowship
2006 Counterpunch’s Edward Said award for the ten top books on empire, given for Dark Threats and White Knights
2005 American Association of Political Science, best book on comparative racial and ethnic research, given for Dark Threats and White Knights.
2003 Canadian Association of Law and Society, Award for best article published in Canadian Journal of Law and Society 2000-2002. Award given for article “Gendered Racial Violence and Spatialized Justice.”
2002 University of Toronto Connaught Fellowship
1999 Honourable mention for Looking White People in the Eye, Outstanding Books 1998, Gustavus Myers Centre for the Study of Bigotry and Human Rights.
Anti-Racism Feminist Studies