Network | Researcher Profile
Nicole Charles is an assistant professor in the department of historical studies at the University of Toronto Mississauga. Her research focuses on women, gender and sexuality studies, including Caribbean feminisms and Black feminist health science studies. Utilizing an interdisciplinary approach in her research, Charles questions issues of care, gendered and racialized risk, technoscience and coloniality in the Black Atlantic.
News | Thursday, March 24, 2022
In 2015, Nicole Charles headed to Barbados to unpack the reasons behind parents’ hesitancy toward the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine....
Network | Project
Suspicion: Vaccines, Hesitancy and the Affective Politics of Protection in Barbados
Charles reframes the Afro-Barbadian resistance to the HPV vaccine in 2014, and examines the history of colonial and biopolitical violence,...