Associate Professor

Kathy Hogarth headshot

Teaching areas:

Field Education, Fields of Integrative Practice, Social Group Work Practice, International Learning Experience: Mexico

Research areas:

Immigration, Ethnicity and Diversity, Critical Race, Women


  • Doctor of Philosophy (Social Work), Wilfrid Laurier University, 2012
  • Master of Arts, (Community Psychology), Wilfrid Laurier University, 2007
  • Master of Arts, (Counselling Psychology), Jamaica, 1998
  • Bachelor of Arts, Jamaica, 1996

Dr. Kathy Hogarth is an Associate Professor in the School of Social Work. Who primary areas of research, service and teaching are on critical race, racism and equity in Canada and international contexts.

Prior to becoming involved in academia, Dr. Hogarth was a University counselor at the University of Technology, Jamaica (1998-2002). Since immigrating to Canada in 2002 she has been involved in community based research primarily with marginalized populations in Canada. Her work with marginalized populations was furthered through her dissertation research documenting the experiences of racialized immigrant women and their attempts at negotiating belonging in Canada.

Community service:


Hogarth K. (2016). Making Meaning of Belonging. The International Journal of Diverse Identities, Vol. 16(2), 1-17.

Hogarth, K. (2015). Home without Security and Security without Home. Journal of International Migration and Integration.  16:783-798. DOI 10.1007/s12134-014-0367-z

Hogarth, K. & Ashcroft R. (2013). In Critical Demand or Crisis: Exploring the Identity and Relevance of Canadian Social WorkPerspectives on Social Work. Vol. 9 (2), 31-42.

Hogarth, K. (2011). Contested Belonging: The experiences of racialized immigrant women in Canada. The International Journal of Diversity in Organizations, Communities and Nations. Vol. 10, (5), 63-74

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