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Wilfrid Laurier University Leaf
October 10, 2015

Canadian Excellence

Dr. Martha Kuwee Kumsa


Contact Information
Phone: 519-884-1970 ext.5227

Office Location: FSW-315

Academic Background
BA, BSW (York), MSW (Toronto), PhD (Toronto).

Dr. Kumsa teaches in all streams of the social work program. Her teaching and research interests include: bridging the micro-macro rift; interdisciplinary knowledge; reflexive learning; liberatory practice; Participatory Action Research; transformative community practice; explorations of spirituality, issues of identity and cohesion, the paradox of nationalism and transnationalism, the flux of glocalization (global homogenization and local fragmentation), issues of home, homeland, and belonging among diasporic communities of refugees and immigrants.