Dr. Cheryl Thompson is an Assistant Professor at Ryerson University in the School of Creative Industries. She is also a member of The Yeates School of Graduate Studies, and the Graduate Program in Communication & Culture, where she also earned her MA in 2007. Her first book, Beauty in a Box: Detangling the Roots of Canada’s Black Beauty Culture, was published by Wilfrid Laurier Press in 2019. Her next book, Uncle: Race, Nostalgia, and the Politics of Loyalty, was published in February 2021 by Coach House Books. In addition to her academic work, she has published in the New York Times and is a frequent contributor to Spacing, Zoomer, The Conversation, and Herizons Magazine.

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