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Eva Jewell

Dr. Eva Jewell

Assistant Professor

Dr. Eva Jewell (Ma’iingan Dodem, she/her/hers) is Anishinaabekwe from Deshkan Ziibiing (Chippewas of the Thames First Nation) in southwestern Ontario with Haudenosaunee lineage.

Dr. Jewell holds a BA from the Institute of American Indian Arts, an MA from University of Victoria, and a Doctor of Social Sciences from Royal Roads University. Her scholarship supports community-based, mixed-methods inquiry on topics of culture, governance, and language resurgence in her First Nation; with emergent work on the role of women/femmes in Anishinaabe governance structures.

Dr. Jewell joins Ryerson University following her postdoctoral fellowship in Indigenous Methodologies at Brock University’s Social Justice Research Institute, where she worked with Niagara region’s urban Indigenous community on perspectives of gender, work and care. 

"I chose to teach at Ryerson because of the growing commitment to Indigenous community partnerships and social/political justice for Indigenous Nations."