Idil Abdillahi

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Advisor to the Dean on Anti-Black Racism Assistant Professor Faculty of Community Services School of Disability Studies Toronto, Ontario iabdilla@ryerson.ca Office: (416) 979-5000 ext. 3588

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Dr. Idil Abdillahi is an Assistant Professor in the School of Disability Studies, cross-appointed to the School of Social Work, and the Advisor to the Dean on Anti-Black Racism at the Faculty of Community and Social Services (2020-2021). Dr. Abdillahi is a Critical Black Interdisciplinary scholar...

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Bio/Research

Dr. Idil Abdillahi is an Assistant Professor in the School of Disability Studies, cross-appointed to the School of Social Work, and the Advisor to the Dean on Anti-Black Racism at the Faculty of Community and Social Services (2020-2021). Dr. Abdillahi is a Critical Black Interdisciplinary scholar, researcher, policy analyst, grassroots organizer, and experienced practitioner across healthcare, institutional, policy, and social service settings. She is the author of Black Women Under State: Surveillance, Poverty & the Violence of Social Assistance, external link, opens in new window (2021), author of Blackened Madness: Medicalization, and Black Everyday Life in Canada (forthcoming), co-author of BlackLife: Post-BLM and The Struggle For Freedom, external link, opens in new window (2019), and a co-editor of the forthcoming edition of Mad matters: A critical reader in Canadian mad studies.

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