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Niles Chavon, Postdoctoral Fellow

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Chavon Niles

Postdoctoral Fellow



Dr. Chavon Niles is a Guyanese Canadian researcher, scholar, educator, and advocate committed to justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion. Dr. Niles completed her PhD at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto. Chavon is also a seasoned educator. She is a Professor at Sheridan College where she teaches in the Faculty of Applied Health and Community Studies. She has also taught at the University of Toronto and York University in the Bachelor of Education program. Dr. Niles is also a Program Manager, Faculty Development, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion at the Hospital for Sick Children. In May 2021, Dr. Niles became a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Physical Therapy, Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto.


PhD, Social Justice Education, University of Toronto (2021);
MA, Critical Disability Studies, York University (2011);
BEd, University of Toronto, (2010);
HBSc, Psychology, McMaster University (2007)