Dr. Rhea Ashley Hoskin

Vice Chair of the Board
Dr. Rhea Ashley Hoskin is the Vice-Chair of our Board and co-founder of LGBTQ Psychology Canada.
Dr. Hoskin is an interdisciplinary feminist sociologist whose work focuses on Critical Femininities, Femme Theory, and femmephobia. Her scholarly work examines perceptions of femininity and sources of prejudice rooted in the devaluation or regulation of femininity. She completed her MA in Gender Studies and her PhD in Sociology from Queen’s University. In 2019, she was awarded the Governor General’s Academic Gold Medal at Queen’s University for her doctoral work.
Outside of her role for LGBTQ Psychology Canada, Dr. Hoskin is an AMTD Global Talent Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Waterloo, where she is cross-appointed to the departments of Sociology & Legal Studies, and Sexuality, Marriage, & Family Studies. She is also an Adjunct member of the Departments of Psychology at Acadia and St. Francis Xavier Universities and an appointed Faculty member in the Trent University Interdisciplinary Social Research PhD program.