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Eva Jewell

Dr. Eva Jewell

Assistant Professor
EducationBA (Institute of American Indian Arts), MA (University of Victoria), Doctor of Social Sciences (Royal Roads University)
OfficeJOR-319
Phone416-979-5000 x552667

Dr. Eva Jewell is Anishinaabekwe from Deshkan Ziibiing (Chippewas of the Thames First Nation).

Areas of Expertise: 

Indigenous community-based resurgence movements; kin/roles in Anishinaabe governance practices; Indigenous perspectives of gender, work, and care; Anishinaabe research methodologies

Research: 

I approach research and inquiry as an anti-oppressive, community-oriented process that centres justice and equity. Currently I am exploring Indigenous perspectives on work/care balance and the reclamation of Anishinaabe femme leadership in governance. I have explored community support for the resurgence of customary governance practice in my First Nation using mixed methods, Indigenous perspectives on employment engagement in the Niagara region, and community-based language reclamation. I received the Governor-General's Gold Medal for an outstanding dissertation from Royal Roads University in 2019.

Website:

ryerson.academia.edu/EvaJewell, external link, opens in new window

Courses:

Community & Professional Service:

Recent Publications:

Jewell, E. and I. Mosby. 2020. PDF fileCalls to action accountability: A 2020 status update on reconciliation, external link (special report). Toronto: Yellowhead Institute. 

Jewell, E., A. Doucet, J. Falk and S. Fyke. 2020. Social Knowing, mental health, and the importance of Indigenous resources: a case study of Indigenous employment engagement in southwestern Ontario., external link, opens in new window Canadian Review of Social Policy 80: 1-25.

Jewell, E. 2020. How do we solve structural racism? A 5x5 review, external link, opens in new window (Community Toolkit). Toronto: Yellowhead Institute.

Jewell, E. and I. Mosby. 2019. Calls to action accountability: A status update on reconciliation, opens in new window (Policy Brief, Issue 44). Toronto: Yellowhead Institute.

Jewell, E. 2016. Social exposure and perceptions of language importance in Canada’s urban Indigenous Peoples., external link aboriginal policy studies (5)2: 99-113.

Creative Work:

Payer, N., E. Jewell and D. Wolf. 2021. Lily’s Story: The Feminization of Poverty, external link (animated short). Toronto: Yellowhead Institute.