Picture of                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Natalia  Khanenko-Friesen

Natalia Khanenko-Friesen Editor, Engaged Scholar Journal

Dr. Natalia Khanenko-Friesen, inaugral editor of the Engaged Scholar Journal, is a cultural anthropologist with expertise in community outreach and engaged scholarship. Natalia is an Associate Professor and Head of the Department of Religion and Culture at St. Thomas More College. Interested in ethnicity and diasporas, post-socialist transition and labour migration, Natalia has initiated and worked on a variety of community-based projects in Western Canada, Ukraine, Italy, and Portugal. A former director of the internationally recognized Prairie Centre for the Ukrainian Heritage, she also serves on the Saskatchewan-Ukraine Relations Advisory Committee to the Saskatchewan Government.