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GET lab Activist-in-Residence, Gabriel Allahdua, in the news
Our Activist-in-Residence, Gabriel Allahdua, features in the top stories of U of G news.
“The University of Guelph has named Gabriel Allahdua its first activist-in-residence, a role based at the Grounded and Engaged Theory Lab (GET Lab) in the College of Arts.
Allahdua, a longtime advocate with Justice for Migrant Workers, will bring his knowledge and experience of farm worker issues and his organizing skills to the role, designed to connect activists with academic researchers.
The activist-in-residence position is new to the University of Guelph and one of only a handful in all of Canada. Merging academia and activism in other disciplines is not new. However, “it is unique to political theorists and political philosophers and is another reason for the development of the GET Lab,” said Dr. Candace Johnson, professor in the Department of Political Science.”
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