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Dr. Julia Sinclair-Palm

Dr. Julia Sinclair-Palm

Dr. Julia Sinclair-Palm (she/they) is an Assistant Professor in Childhood and Youth Studies in the Institute of Interdisciplinary Studies at Carleton University. Their work examines how young people forge new identities, imagine futures and navigate structural inequalities in the midst of traditional, and often restrictive, narratives about childhood and youth. Sinclair-Palm is the co-editor (with Jen Gilbert) of a special issue of Sex Education on “Trans Youth in Education” and is the author of an article titled “’It’s Non-Existent’: Haunting in Trans Youth Narratives about Naming.”

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