Susan M. Manning is a PhD Candidate in Political Science at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. Originally from Newfoundland and Labrador, she will always call Epworth, NL, “home.” She holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Gender & Women’s Studies and International Development Studies from Trent University in Peterborough, Ontario and a Master of Arts in Women and Gender Studies from Mount Saint Vincent University in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Susan’s research interests include the socio-political context of Newfoundland and Labrador, applications of intersectionality, settler-Indigenous relations, social and gendered impacts of resource extraction, gender-based violence and poetic research methodologies. Her work has been published in a number of academic journals including Community Development, International Feminist Journal of Politics, Settler Colonial Studies, and Gender, Place & Culture.
In her free time, Susan volunteers as a Ranger Guider and in a number of other roles with Girl Guides of Canada. She also enjoys hiking, camping, traveling, reading fantasy novels and playing with her dog.