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Ruth Green

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School of Social Work

Associate Professor
Indigenous Research
Guest and Host relationships

Office: Ross Building, S811
Phone: 4167362100 Ext: 77567
Email: ruthkg@yorku.ca

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Ruth Green is an Associate Professor in the School of Social Work at York University. Ruth uses She/her pronouns. She has served as the co-chair of the Indigenous Council at York University and the Special Advisor to the President on Indigenous Initiatives. She is an activist turned accidental academic. Green identifies as an urban Indigenous person, and is a citizen of the Haudenosaunee Confederacy. She is from the Mohawk Nation and is a member of the Turtle Clan. She was born a Canadian but was 1/2 disenfranchised when she was 10 years old. By the time she was 34.5 years old she was completely disenfranchised. She acknowledges the privileges she gets in a world of identity politics to be governed by legislation that is 100 years older than she is! She also acknowledges her paternal Celtic heritage. Green likes to think about Indigenous education and social issues that impact Indigenous communities. She has a PhD from OISE in Adult Education and Community Development, an MSW and a BSW from Ryerson University.

Degrees

PHD, OISE at University of Toronto
MSW, Ryerson University
BSW, Ryerson University

Appointments

Faculty of Graduate Studies

Research Interests

Indigenous Peoples , Social Work, Indigenous pedagogy, Anti-Racist Education, Indigenous Social Work

Current Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Fall 2021 GS/SOWK5550 3.0 B Indigenous Worldviews and Implications REMT


Upcoming Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Winter 2022 GS/SOWK5550 3.0 N Indigenous Worldviews and Implications SEMR

Ruth Green is an Associate Professor in the School of Social Work at York University. Ruth uses She/her pronouns. She has served as the co-chair of the Indigenous Council at York University and the Special Advisor to the President on Indigenous Initiatives. She is an activist turned accidental academic. Green identifies as an urban Indigenous person, and is a citizen of the Haudenosaunee Confederacy. She is from the Mohawk Nation and is a member of the Turtle Clan. She was born a Canadian but was 1/2 disenfranchised when she was 10 years old. By the time she was 34.5 years old she was completely disenfranchised. She acknowledges the privileges she gets in a world of identity politics to be governed by legislation that is 100 years older than she is! She also acknowledges her paternal Celtic heritage. Green likes to think about Indigenous education and social issues that impact Indigenous communities. She has a PhD from OISE in Adult Education and Community Development, an MSW and a BSW from Ryerson University.

Degrees

PHD, OISE at University of Toronto
MSW, Ryerson University
BSW, Ryerson University

Appointments

Faculty of Graduate Studies

Research Interests

Indigenous Peoples , Social Work, Indigenous pedagogy, Anti-Racist Education, Indigenous Social Work


Current Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Fall 2021 GS/SOWK5550 3.0 B Indigenous Worldviews and Implications REMT


Upcoming Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Winter 2022 GS/SOWK5550 3.0 N Indigenous Worldviews and Implications SEMR