Dr. Leslie Thielen-Wilson

Dr. Leslie Thielen-Wilson
Assistant Professor / Faculty of Arts and Science - Gender Equality and Social Justice
Position
Full-time Faculty
Office
H128
Extension
4026
Website
About
Leslie Thielen-Wilson works in the areas of critical race theory, anti-colonial/settler studies, critical race feminism, and socio-legal studies. Leslie’s research focuses on racialized violence within contemporary white settler states and neoliberal economies (such as Canada and the USA). In particular, Leslie is interested in the intimate connections between various forms of racialized/gendered violence; white collective identity; property; and, law.​
Education
BA, University of Lethbridge
MA, Dalhousie University
PhD, University of Toronto
Research
Areas of Specialization:

​Critical Race Theory; Critical race feminism, Anti-colonial/ settler colonial studies; socio-legal studies; critical pedagogies.

Publications

​Thielen-Wilson, L. (2014) Troubling the Path to Decolonization: Indian Residential School Case Law, Genocide, and Settler Illegitimacy. Canadian Journal of Law and Society 29.2: 181-197.​​​