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Katelyn Knott, MA

MA Gender Studies & Feminist Research

Intermediate Researcher

Email: katelyn.knott@firelight.ca

Cell Phone: (905) 867-3469

Office Phone: (604) 563-2245

Location: Brantford, ON

Experience

Katelyn Knott is Anishnaabe kwe (an Ojibway woman) from Curve Lake First Nation in the Treaty 20 area. She is working in Brantford, ON as an Intermediate Researcher with Firelight in the Health Department. Katelyn holds a Masters degree from McMaster University in Gender Studies and Feminist Research where she investigated Anishanaabeg understandings of gender, sexuality and body sovereignty. Katelyn also received her Bachelor of Arts from McMaster University in Indigenous Studies and Anthropology.

In previous roles, Katelyn was a course instructor at Wilfred Laurier University teaching about Indigenous People and Media as well as Gender in Indigenous Communities. During her role as a Research Coordinator at the McMaster Indigenous Research Institute, Katelyn produced the Indigenous Research Primer and worked to coordinate an annual 8-week program called, IndigiNerds that provided opportunities to upper level post-secondary Indigenous students interested in graduate school.