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Gazelle Manuel

Research Assistant

Degrees:B.A. Hons (Winnipeg), M.A. (Carleton)

Gazelle Manuel is a graduate student currently pursuing her studies at Carleton University in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology. Her research interests include critical multiculturalism studies, the sociology of food and cuisine, immigrant/ethnic entrepreneurship, and the Filipino Diaspora in Canada.

Gazelle has spent several years working in disability-related fields (the University of Winnipeg, Government of Manitoba’s Children’s Disability Services, Canadian Centre on Disability Studies), in addition to working a variety of research assistantships at the University of Winnipeg (Women’s and Gender Studies; Sociology; Community Health) over the years.

Gazelle became interested in the TDKRA project due to her previous work and research experience, and also because she is interested in issues pertaining to the Global South and disability studies on a personal level, as a Southeast Asian Woman with disabilities.