Dr. Leslie Brown

Leslie Brown, a smiling member of the ICWRN

Dr. Leslie Brown, PhD

Special Advisor to the Provost on Community Engagement.  Director, Institute for Studies & Innovation in Community-University Engagement – University of Victoria.

Leslie’s research practice has two major and intersecting themes – child welfare and Indigenous communities. In addition, she is currently working on a project exploring the relationship between sex workers and their families. Leslie also teaches research in the Indigenous Masters of Social Work program and is the co-editor of Research as Resistance: Critical, Indigenous and Anti-Oppressive Approaches. Of settler ancestry, she has lived on the territory of the Lekwammen people for 30 years.



“Honour is given to all who are a part of this change.”- Dr. Leslie Brown – ICWRN