Dalon Taylor, PhD (c), MSW, BSW, BA in International Development.
Professor in social work department at Trent University, Canada, whose areas of teaching include; Africentric Perspective in Social Work, Social Work with Groups; Group Theory, Models and Dynamics; Social Work Practice with Organizations and Communities; Advanced Indirect Social Work Practice; Feminist Informed Trauma Practice; Social Welfare; Critical Social Work.
Dalon’s research interest include: Skilled migration, immigration, disrupting colonial
construction of women of colour, race, racism, anti-Black racism, social identity,
community development and health inequities.
Her publications include:
– Flipping the script for skilled immigrant women: What suggestions might critical social work offer? http://journal.rais.education/
– Critical view of skilled migration and skilled immigrants, post-migration
– Triple jeopardy: Complexities of racism, sexism, and ageism on the experiences of mental health stigma among young Canadian women of Caribbean descent
Dalon has over 15 years’ experience teaching as well as working in government and with communities. She is the former president of the Black Health Alliance, which is a community-led registered charitable organization working to improve the health and well-being of Black communities in Canada. She is passionate about challenging race and gender biases and inequities and is a strong advocate of self-empowerment. She firmly believes that education is the pathway to creating change and that women are the leaders of the future.