Ingrid Waldron

Ingrid Waldron

Assistant Professor, School of Nursing, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada


Dr. Ingrid Waldron holds a PhD from the Sociology & Equity Studies in Education Department at the University of Toronto, a MA in Intercultural Education: Race, Ethnicity and Culture from the University of London (England) and a BA in Psychology from McGill University. She was also awarded a Postdoctoral Ontario Women’s Health Scholars Award by the Ontario Council on Graduate Studies and the Ontario Women’s Health Council in 2003 to conduct postdoctoral research at the Center for Women’s Health in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto. Her scholarship focuses specifically on the impact of inequality and discrimination on the health and mental health of African Nova Scotian, African Canadian, Mi’kmaw, immigrant and refugee communities in Canada. Dr. Waldron’s recent research projects focus on the health effects of environmental racism in African Nova Scotian and Mi’kmaw communities and the social determinants of health in African Nova Scotian and immigrant communities in Halifax. Her methodological expertise is in critical anti-oppression approaches, including Black feminist, anti-colonial, antiracism, African-centred, and Indigenous knowledge theories. Dr. Waldron has used diverse knowledge mobilization approaches to share her research findings, including a live-streamed bi-weekly talk show; documentary film and film festivals; television, radio and print interviews; online live chats; webinars; Facebook; Twitter; project websites; and community and government workshops, presentations and meetings.

Research Interest

Social aetiology of mental illness.

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