Colleen Dell, University of Saskatchewan

Department of Sociology Professor Saskatoon, Saskatchewan colleen.dell@usask.ca Office: (306) 966-5912

Bio/Research

Colleen Anne Dell is an Associate Professor and Research Chair in Substance Abuse at the University of Saskatchewan in the Department of Sociology and School of Public Health. She is also a Senior Research Associate with the Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse, Canada’s national addictions agency....

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Bio/Research

Colleen Anne Dell is an Associate Professor and Research Chair in Substance Abuse at the University of Saskatchewan in the Department of Sociology and School of Public Health. She is also a Senior Research Associate with the Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse, Canada’s national addictions agency. Her research is grounded in a community-based participatory approach, and her research interests include the relationship between identity and healing from drug addiction, substance abuse programming, self-harm among women and girls, the connection between youth resiliency and inhalant abuse, equine assisted learning, and program evaluation. Her research areas are specific to Aboriginal peoples, criminalized women, and drug using populations. In 2010 she was awarded a YWCA Woman of Distinction award for her collaborative work with Sharon Acoose and their team on the project titled “From Stilettos to Moccasins”. She has worked extensively at the community and national levels, including as the Executive Director of the Elizabeth Fry Society of Manitoba, a Special Advisor to the Leader of the Senate, contract parole officer, and for several year in the research branch at Correctional Services Canada, National Headquarters. She is currently a Board Member with Elizabeth Fry Saskatchewan.

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