Jennifer Johnson

Jennifer Johnson

Department of Women's Studies
Thorneloe University

Education

PhD, York University (Women’s Studies)

MSt., University of Oxford, St. Hilda’s College (Women’s Studies)

BA(Hons), Queen’s University (Philosophy and Women’s Studies)

On The Web

www.thorneloe.ca/wgsx

Research

Gender, race and social reproduction; space and place; global economy and work, gender, race and racism; feminist pedagogy

Teaching

  • WGSX 1005 Introduction to Women’s and Gender Studies
  • WGSX  2016 The Production of Knowledge
  • WGSX  2046 Gender, Race and Racism
  • WGSX  2907 Special Topics: Women, Food and Health
  • WGSX  2296 Gender Issues in Education
  • WGSX  2036 Gender, Work and Families
  • WGSX 3037 Gender, Work and the Global
  • WGSX 3046 Building Gender, Race and Place
  • WGSX 3047 Gender, Food and Health
  • WGSX 3206 Sexing the Nation
  • WGSX 4005 Directed Reading and Research Seminar
  • WGSX 4095 Independent Study: Feminism and Food
  • HUMA 5105 Practicum – Academic Supervision
  • HUMA 5196 Directed Reading: Critical Readings in (Canadian) Nationalism
  • SOCI 5507 Special Topics: Gender, Work and The Global Economy

I also work with graduate students on topics of relevance to my research and teaching at Laurentian University.

Publications

Refereed Articles

2016

Johnson, Jennifer L. and Susanne Luhmann. “Social Justice for (University) Credit? The Women’s and Gender Studies Practicum in the Neoliberal University.” Resources for Feminist Research, Ontario Institute of Studies in Education, University of Toronto. 34.1 (2015/16): 94-113. [http://jps.library.utoronto.ca/index.php/rfr-drf/article/view/27571#.WULF27ZGldg]

2015

Johnson, Jennifer L. and Parisi, Laura, Eds.  “Introduction: Transgressing Borders/Boundaries: Gendering Space and Place”. Atlantis: Critical Studies in Gender, Culture & Social Justice/Études critiques sur le genre, la culture, et la justice sociale 37.1 (2015) : 35-38.  [http://journals.msvu.ca/index.php/atlantis/issue/view/284]

2014

Crozier, Gillian; Jennifer L. Johnson and Christopher Hazjler. “At the intersections of emotional labour and body work: understanding transnational reproductive travel and surrogacy as social reproduction.” International Journal of Feminist Approaches to Bioethics (IJFAB) for special issue 7.2 (2014): 45-74. [http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.3138/ijfab.7.2.0045]

Johnson, Jennifer L. “‘Studying up’: Researcher as supplicant in feminist studies of elite spaces of work.” International Journal of Gender & Women’s Studies 2.3 (2014): 1-16. [http://ijgws.com/vol-2-no-3-september-2014-ijgws]

2013

Johnson, Jennifer L. “Gendering trade negotiations: elite spaces of work as regulatory nodes in the global economy.” Atlantis: Critical Studies in Gender, Culture & Social Justice, 36.1 (2013): 87-97. [http://journals.msvu.ca/index.php/atlantis/issue/view/280].

Books, Edited Collections

2016

Mandell, Nancy and Jennifer Johnson Eds. Feminist Issues: Race, Class and Sexuality. Toronto: Pearson Canada, 2016. [http://catalogue.pearsoned.ca/educator/product/Feminist-Issues-Race-Class-and-Sexuality/9780133593662.page]

Chapters in Books

2016

Johnson, Jennifer L. “Mothering and food work in the nuclear family home: a spatial analysis of feeding children”. Mothers and Food: Negotiating Foodways from Maternal Perspectives. Florence Pasche Guignard and Tanya M. Cassidy, Eds. Toronto: Demeter Press, 2016. 275-287. [http://demeterpress.org/books/mothers-and-food-negotiating-foodways-from-maternal-perspectives]

Calixte, Shana, Jennifer L. Johnson and Maki Motapanyane. “Theorizing women’s oppression and social change: Liberal, Socialist, Radical and Postmodern Feminisms.” Feminist Issues: Race, Class and Sexuality. 6th Edition. Eds. Nancy Mandell and Jennifer L. Johnson. Toronto: Pearson Canada, 2016. 1-34. [http://catalogue.pearsoned.ca/educator/product/Feminist-Issues-Race-Class-and-Sexuality/9780133593662.page]

Community-Based Research

2016

Ranta, Kaarina and Jennifer L. Johnson. “Mothers Offering Mutual Support (M.O.M.S) in Sudbury, Ontario: Growth and Evaluation”. For PAR-North at Northern Initiative for Social Action, 36 Elgin Street, Sudbury Ontario, Canada. Community Report completed 17 May, 2016. [www.nisa.on.ca]

Ranta, Kaarina and Jennifer L. Johnson. “Bringing Post-Partum Mood Disorder Peer Support Groups Home with You: A Workshop.” Mothers Offering Mutual Support (M.O.M.S) in Sudbury, Ontario: Growth and Evaluation. For PAR-North at Northern Initiative for Social Action, 36 Elgin Street, Sudbury Ontario, Canada. Community Development Tool completed 1 April, 2016. [www.nisa.on.ca]