Assistant Professor, University of Regina
Amanda Gebhard is a white settler scholar and assistant professor in the Faculty of Social Work, University of Regina. She has more than fifteen years’ experience in anti-racism education as a student, researcher, and instructor in education and social work faculties. Dr. Gebhard’s interdisciplinary research investigates racism and educational exclusions, the school/prison nexus and anti-racist pedagogy and practice. She has published widely on racism and whiteness in education in the Canadian prairies.
Racism and Colonial Violence in the Helping Professions
Edited by Amanda Gebhard, Sheelah McLean and Verna St. Denis
Racism is normalized as benevolence in the helping professions of education, social work, public health and justice. What might it look like to transform these professions with anti-racist education and a serious reckoning with colonial history?