Ioana Radu

Ioana Radu is a postdoctoral fellow at Institut national de la recherche scientifique (INRS) and a part-time faculty member at the School of Community and Public Affairs (Concordia University). She is a self-identified settler scholar, an interdisciplinary, community-engaged researcher and educator who is focused on Indigenous wellbeing, knowledge mobilization, and oral history.

Her doctoral work, for which she was awarded the Distinguished Doctoral Dissertation Prize in Fine Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences at Concordia University and Best Oral History Project (2016) from the Canadian Oral History Association, explored the connections between autonomy and wellbeing in Indigenous contexts through a case study in the Cree Nation of Chisasibi, Eeyou Istchee (also known as James Bay, northern Quebec). Ioana is also a core member of Center for Oral History and Digital Storytelling (COHDS) at Concordia University.

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