Adje van de Sande
Academic Co-lead, Tools for Community-First Community Campus Partnerships Working Group
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Dr. van de Sande is the academic co-lead of the Tools for Community-First Community Campus Partnerships Working Group. He is an Associate Professor at the School of Social Work at Carleton University. He is the principal author of Statistics for Social Justice: A Structural Approach, published in 2015, and Research for Social Justice: A Community-Based Approach, published in 2011. He is the Chair of the Centre for Studies on Poverty and Social Citizenship, the Research Centre for the School of Social Work. He teaches Research Methods and Statistics at the undergraduate and graduate levels with a focus on community-based participatory research. Over the past 10 years, he has supervised over 60-student led research projects in Eastern Ontario as part of the graduate social work research course. He has presented at numerous national and international conferences on the topic of community-based participatory research. In 2009, he worked on the analysis of the data from the Ontario First Nations Public Health Project. In 2004, he collaborated as a researcher on the Canadian Forum on Civil Justice: The Civil Justice System and the Public, a SSHRC funded research study. He was the principal investigator on the Study of Child and Youth Poverty in Sudbury, funded by the Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada, Institutional Grants.
Areas of Interest: Social work, poverty reduction, child and youth poverty, community-campus engagement, social citizenship