Professor & HOPE Chair in Peace & Health, Global Peace & Social Justice Program in the Department of History in the Faculty of Humanities, McMaster University
Founder & Executive Director, The Environmental Noxiousness, Racial Inequities & Community Health Project
Dr. Ingrid Waldron is Professor and HOPE Chair in Peace & Health in the Global Peace & Social Justice Program in the Department of History in the Faculty of Humanities at McMaster University. She is also the founder and Executive Director of the Environmental Noxiousness, Racial Inequities & Community Health Project (The ENRICH Project), and the co-founder of the National Anti-Environmental Racism Coalition.
Dr. Waldron’s research, teaching, and community leadership and advocacy work are examining the health and mental health impacts of structural racism and other forms of discrimination in Black, Indigenous, immigrant, and refugee communities. Her research interests include mental illness and help-seeking in Black, Indigenous, and immigrant communities, including Black women’s experiences with mental illness and help-seeking; the impacts of COVID-19 in Black communities; intimate partner violence experienced by racially and culturally diverse older women; and the social, economic, political and health effects of environmental racism and climate change inequities in Black, Indigenous and other racialized communities.