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Dr. J. Garrett-Walker
Associate Professor

Dr. J. Garrett-Walker is an Associate Professor in the department of Applied Psychology and Human Development at the University of Toronto, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education where they teach courses dedicated to research methods and privilege, power, and oppression. Dr. Garrett-Walker earned a B.A. from University of San Francisco and a Ph.D. from The Graduate Center of City University of New York. Dr. Garrett-Walker examines multiple identities (race, religion, gender, sexuality), mental and sexual health for queer populations. Additionally, Dr. Garrett-Walker implemented a University wide Check Your Privilege Campaign that sought to raise student, faculty, and staff awareness around social inequalities and individual privileges. The campaign went viral on the internet and has been implemented at universities from Turtle Island to New Zealand.