Walk with the Prof: Dr. Parissa Safai
For one hour every week, you will have an opportunity to connect with your professors outside of class time, engage in conversations about academic and non academic subjects while walking around the campus.
The professor for this week is Dr. Parissa Safai and she will be walking around the campus with 15 students on Wednesday, October 30, 2019 from 10:50am – 12:00pm. You will meet Professor Safai at the Stong College Lobby.
Dr. Parissa Safai is an Associate Professor in the School of Kinesiology and Health Science in the Faculty of Health at York University. Her research interests focus on the critical study of sport at the intersection of risk, health and healthcare. Her research and teaching interests also centre on sport and social inequality with focused attention paid to the impact of gender, socio-economic, and ethnocultural inequities on accessible physical activity for all. Her work has been published in such journals as the Sociology of Sport Journal, the International Review for the Sociology of Sport, Sport History Review and the Canadian Bulletin of Medical History/Bulletin canadien�d’histoire de la médecine.