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Mary Goitom

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Department of Social Science
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 the nexus of identity and futurity (imagined world-building), transnational social fields in relation to the constitution of settlement, citizenship, well-being, agency, and resilience.

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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


Upcoming Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Winter 2023 GS/DVST5123 3.0 M Forced Migration and Refugee Issues SEMR
Winter 2023 GS/DVST5105 3.0 M Graduate Seminar in Fieldwork SEMR


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 the nexus of identity and futurity (imagined world-building), transnational social fields in relation to the constitution of settlement, citizenship, well-being, agency, and resilience.

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



Upcoming Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Winter 2023 GS/DVST5123 3.0 M Forced Migration and Refugee Issues SEMR
Winter 2023 GS/DVST5105 3.0 M Graduate Seminar in Fieldwork SEMR