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Susannah Walker, MSW

Lecturer
Indigenous Social Work
Phone:
306.790.5950 ext. 3284
Email:
suwalker@firstnationsuniversity.ca

Credentials: 

  • PhD (candidate) in Public Policy, Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School at the University of Regina
  • MSW (University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill) 
  • BA, English and French with Honors in the Liberal Arts (University of Wisconsin-Madison) 
  • Susannah Walker is an enrolled citizen of the Waganakising Odawa (Michigan) and her grandmother’s family is from the Santee Sioux (Dakota) Nation. 

Research Interests: 

  • Indigenous health disparities
  • Impact of culture on improving outcomes for Indigenous youth
  • Trauma 

Expertise: 

  • Community social work
  • Historical trauma
  • Health disparities
  • Working with youth

Courses Taught: 

  • INSW 200 – Intro to Indigenous Social Work 
  • INSW 377 – Traditional Self-Healing 
  • INSW 321 – Human Growth and Development from Traditional Teachings 
  • INSW 411 – Social Work with Victims of Abuse 
  • INSW 495 – Individual and Group Inquiries – an AA-ZZ series (Trauma Elective) 
  • INSW 447 – Indigenous Social Work Practice II 
  • INSW 458 – Indigenous Social Work Practicum II 
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