de Leeuw, Dr. Sarah

Dr. Sarah de Leeuw
PhD Professor, Northern Medical Program and Geography Canada Research Chair in Humanities and Health Inequities
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An award winning researcher and creative writer whose work focuses broadly on marginalized peoples and geographies, Sarah de Leeuw grew up and has spent most of her life in Northern British Columbia, including Haida Gwaii and Terrace. She is the Research Director of the Health Arts Research Centre and teaches in the areas of Indigenous peoples well-being and health humanities.

Research and Expertise

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Selected Publications

Curriculum Vitae

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  • PhD, Queens, Cultural Historical Geography
  • MA, UNBC, Interdisciplinary Studies (Geography & English)
  • BFA, University of Victoria, Creative Writing