Black Canadian academic leaders use autobiography and narrative as an investigative tool to explore lived experience as a source of research innovation, and a means to understand barriers to success for Black faculty at universities. Moderated by Michael F. Charles (Carleton University), panel members include Drs. Joy Mighty and Daniel McNeil (Carleton University), Dr. Janelle Joseph (University of Toronto), Dr. Charmaine Nelson (NSCAD and McGill Universities) and Dr. Gervan Fearon (President and Vice-Chancellor Brock University).

The African Diaspora in the Academy panel discussion took place Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020.