Minelle Mahtani

Minelle Mahtani
Associate Professor


Minelle Mahtani is an Associate Professor in the Department of Human Geography and Department of Arts, Culture and Media at the University of Toronto Scarborough. She is a former television producer for the CBC's The National and completed her PhD at University College London. She is an editor of the forthcoming book entitled Global Mixed Race (New York University Press) and is the founding director of the Centre for Innovation in Diversity and Journalism and president of the Association for Canadian Studies. She also was the 2012 recipient of the Glenda Laws Award for geography, which is given to early and mid-career scholars for outstanding contributions to geographical research on social issues and is administered by the Association of American Geographers, and endorsed by the Institute of Australian Geographers, the Canadian Association of Geographers, and the Institute of British Geographers.


B.A, (Dalhousie), Ph.D. (London)

Research Interests: 

"Mixed race" identity; Media and mortality representation; Racism in the academy