Dr. Annette Isaac is a current Adjunct Research Professor and former Instructor in the Department of Political Science at Carleton. She has taught at the Women’s Studies Institute, University of Ottawa, and in the Carleton’s Centre for Initiatives in Education. She lectures on women, gender, feminism and politics in Canada and in the developing world, race and ethnicity, international development, education and globalization. Her career spans decades of experience, research and reports on international affairs and development issues in the South with an emphasis on policy and decision making in the public sector. She has worked with the Canadian International Development Agency, non-governmental institutions in Canada and in the Caribbean, West Africa and Latin America. Annette recently co- authored Politics of Race (2012), an examination of state and racial politics in Canada, the United States and Australia. She is a recipient of the Ontario Arts Council Grant (2014)for new literature. Her current writing and research focuses on people of colour and transformation in Canada, relationships in diverse households and continuing preoccupation with minority women in politics in Canada.