Yasmin Jiwani, PhD

Yasmin Jiwani is an Associate Professor in the Department of Communication Studies at Concordia University, Montreal. Her publications include: Discourses of Denial: Mediations of Race, Gender and Violence, as well as a co-edited collection titled: Girlhood, Redefining the Limits. Yasmin is also a co-founder of RACE, Researchers and Academics of Colour for Equity, a Canadian based organization. Her work has appeared in various journals and anthologies. Her research interests include mediations of race, gender and violence in the context of war stories, femicide reporting in the press and representations of women of colour in popular television programs.


Jiwani, Y. (2006). Discourses of Denial: Mediations of Race, Gender and Violence. Vancouver: UBC Press

Jiwani, Y., Mitchell, C.,Steenbergen, C., Mitchell. (2006). Girlhood: Redefining the Limits. Montreal: Black Rose Books