Dr. April Renée Mandrona is a researcher, teacher, and artist. She is currently a SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Integrated Studies in Education at McGill. She received her doctorate in Art Education from Concordia University in Montreal, Quebec. She is an active member of the Institute for Human Development and Well-being and the Centre for Visual Methodologies for Social Change at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.