Biography: Vanessa is currently working part-time as a Research Associate at the HEC Lab. She is Haudenosaunee from Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory. She has worked at the Four Directions Aboriginal Student Centre for 11 years as a Recruiter and most recently as the Indigenous Student Advisor.
Vanessa completed her Masters of Education at the Ontario Institute of Studies in Education at the University of Toronto in Social Justice in Education.
Research Interests: Vanessa’s research interests include Indigenous Ways of Knowing, Decolonial Praxis, Indigenous spirituality, Indigenous health, Social Justice.