Challenging Weight-Based Oppression Through Critical Education
Biographical Statements for Contributors
Erin Cameron is an Assistant Professor in the School of Human Kinetics and Recreation at Memorial University in St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada. As a retired professional athlete and public speaker on health and wellness, her research interests are interdisciplinary and span across the fields of sport development, health and physical education, health promotion, and critical pedagogy. Dr. Cameron’s most recent research examines strategies to reduce weight bias and discrimination and promote positive body image in diverse settings such as sport, education, and health care. Relevant publications include “Toward a Fat Pedagogy: A Study of Pedagogical Approaches Aimed at Challenging Obesity Discourse in Post-Secondary Education” and “Teaching Resources for Post-Secondary Educators Who Challenge Dominant Obesity Discourse,” both published in Fat Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Body Weight and Society. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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