Dr. Karen Stote
Contact InformationEmail: email@example.com
Phone: 519 884 0710 ext.4461
Fax: 519 883 0991
Office Location: R106Q - 202 Regina St.
Office Hours: Fall term - Monday 12:30-1:30 and Tuesday 2:30-3:30
PhD Interdisciplinary Studies (University of New Brunswick), 2012
MA Interdisciplinary Studies (University of New Brunswick), transfer to PhD, 2009
BA Psychology (St. Thomas University), 2002Native Studies Concentration, 2003
Dr. Karen Stote is an Assistant Professor in the Women and Gender Studies Program at Wilfrid Laurier University. Her research interests include Indigenous-Settler relations, Feminism, Reproductive Rights and Reproductive Justice, Genocide Studies, and Eugenics in Canada. Before coming to Wilfrid Laurier, Karen taught in the Native Studies Program at St. Thomas University, in Fredericton, NB.
Karen was awarded the competitive Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada at both the Masters and Doctoral level. Her doctoral thesis, entitled An Act of Genocide: Eugenics, Indian Policy, and the Sterilization of Aboriginal Women in Canada, was nominated for the Governor Generalís Gold Medal Award for Academic Excellence in Graduate Studies, in 2012. A manuscript based on this work is currently under peer review with the University of Manitoba Press. Her writing has also appeared in the American Indian Culture and Research Journal, and for many years she has collaborated on various audio and other educational projects seeking to educate the public on Indigenous-Settler issues.
Courses for 2013-14
WS 100 Introduction to Women and Gender Studies
WS 290 Indigenous Women in Canada
WS 301 Women, Reproductive Health Policy and Reproductive Justice