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Nimo Bokore

Assistant Professor, Carleton University

Degrees:B.S.W. (Ryerson), M.S.W. (Toronto), Neuroscience Graduate Diploma (York), Ph.D. (York)

Nimo Bokore is an Assistant Professor in the School of Social Work at Carleton University. Bokore’s education, research and practice background comprises Neuroscience and Social Work, Migration and Resettlement, Forced Migration, Refugees, Trauma and Transference, Equity and Higher Education, and Poverty and Social Policy. Her current research interests include Mental Health, Resettlement/Integration Barriers and finding new ways for individuals, family or community healing. Bokore is the recipient of the 2014 Hilary M. Weston Scholarship for outstanding efforts and commitment to the study of mental health, and organizes the biennial Somali Studies in Canada colloquiums – most recently in 2021: Somalinimo, Blackness and Belonging in the West.

Bokore’s work was featured in the Winter 2021 edition of FPA Voices, which you can read here.

Source: Carleton University School of Social Work