PhD Student, Indigenous Advisor, Ryerson University

Riley Kucheran (Biigtigong Nishnaabeg) is a Two-Spirit Ojibway PhD student in the Communication & Culture program at Ryerson and York University. He is an Indigenous Advisor in the Office of the Dean & Vice-Provost, Yeates School of Graduate Studies. He sits on Ryerson's Truth & Reconciliation Strategic Working Committee and is an active community member. His research looks at the role of clothing in colonization and how Indigenous fashion design can act as a mobilizer of cultural and economic resurgence.

Experience

  • –present
    PhD candidate, Ryerson University

Honours

Rogers Fellow, Canada Graduate Scholar