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Mary Goitom

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School of Social Work

Associate Professor

Office: S866
Phone: 416.736.2100 Ext: 22839
Email: mgoitom@yorku.ca


Dr. Mary Goitom is an Associate Professor at the School of Social Work, York University. Dr. Goitom’s research explores migration, mobilities, diasporic connections, transnational processes and social relations. Her work is centered on community-based research and is grounded in Ethiopian epistemologies and larger African traditional knowledge systems. Dr. Goitom’s work explores transnational social fields in relation to the constitution of settlement, citizenship, well-being, agency, resilience and identity making.

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Degrees

Ph.D. in Social Work, University of Calgary
MSW, University of Calgary
BSW, McGill University
Honors BA Psychology, York University

Research Interests

, Immigration, Migration and Mobilities; Transnationalism and Globalization; International Social Work; Organizational Practice

Dr. Mary Goitom is an Associate Professor at the School of Social Work, York University. Dr. Goitom’s research explores migration, mobilities, diasporic connections, transnational processes and social relations. Her work is centered on community-based research and is grounded in Ethiopian epistemologies and larger African traditional knowledge systems. Dr. Goitom’s work explores transnational social fields in relation to the constitution of settlement, citizenship, well-being, agency, resilience and identity making.

Degrees

Ph.D. in Social Work, University of Calgary
MSW, University of Calgary
BSW, McGill University
Honors BA Psychology, York University

Research Interests

, Immigration, Migration and Mobilities; Transnationalism and Globalization; International Social Work; Organizational Practice