2019 sinacoreAda L. Sinacore, Ph.D. is the Past- Chair of the Gender, Sexuality, Feminist, and Social Justice Studies Program in the Institute for Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies, the Director of the Social Justice and Diversity Research Lab, and a professor in the Counselling Psychology Program at McGill University. She has over 20 years of experience working in the U.S., Canada, and abroad, and is internationally recognized for her expertise and extensive presentations and publications addressing social justice concerns at the individual, institutional, and policy level. She is actively involved in research that addresses topics such as: immigration, gender equity education; sexual harassment; bullying; and gender based violence as well as, creating inclusive and violence free workplaces and schools.   Dr. Sinacore has received numerous honours and awards including; the McGill Faculty of Education Award for Distinguished Teaching; and the Oliva Espin Award for Social Justice Concerns in Feminist Psychology: Immigration and Gender, from the Association for Women in Psychology. She is a Fellow of the Canadian Psychological Association and received the Distinguished Member Award from the Section on Counselling Psychology of the Canadian Psychological Association. In 2016, she was invited by the Department of International Cooperation and Science Education, Ministry of Science and Technology in Taiwan to continue her work on gender equity education and anti-bullying initiatives in collaboration with several Taiwanese Universities. Most recently, the Canadian Embassy in Chile invited her, to discuss with local leaders and educators ways to develop policies and practices that address violence against women.

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