Tobias Wiggins, Assistant Professor

Assistant Professor

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    20202022

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    Dr. Tobias Wiggins (he/him) is an assistant professor of Women’s and Gender Studies at Athabasca University, Alberta, Canada. His research program centers transgender health and sexuality, queer visual culture, clinical transphobia, arts-based methodologies, and psychoanalysis. At AU, he coordinates the University Certificate in Counselling Women, an interdisciplinary program that applies feminist theory to the practice of counselling. His recent publications appear in Studies in Gender and Sexuality (2022), The Psychoanalytic Study of the Child (2021), Transgender Studies Quarterly (2020), and the forthcoming anthology Gender-Affirming Psychiatric Care for Transgender and Gender Diverse People (2023).

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    Dr. Tobias Wiggins (he/him) is an assistant professor of Women’s and Gender Studies at Athabasca University, Alberta, Canada. His research program centers transgender health and sexuality, queer visual culture, clinical transphobia, arts-based methodologies, and psychoanalysis. Broadly, Wiggins’ work aims to address the continued pathologization of gender variance and to support trans-competent care and social advocacy. At AU, he coordinates the University Certificate in Counselling Women, an interdisciplinary program that applies feminist theory to the practice of counselling. His recent publications appear in Studies in Gender and Sexuality (2022), The Psychoanalytic Study of the Child (2021), Transgender Studies Quarterly (2020), and the forthcoming anthology Gender-Affirming Psychiatric Care for Transgender and Gender Diverse People (2023).

    Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

    In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

    • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
    • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
    • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
    • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

    Education/Academic qualification

    PhD, York University Toronto

    … → 2019

    MA, York University Toronto

    … → 2012

    B.A. Hons, Trent University

    … → 2010

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