Alison Bartlett and Gina Mercer, (eds). <i>Postgraduate Research Supervision: Transforming R(E)lations</i>


  • Cat J. Zavis University of British Columbia

Author Biography

Cat J. Zavis, University of British Columbia

Cathy (Cat) J. Zavis is a Master's Candidate in Women's Studies and Gender Relations at the University of British Columbia. Her areas of interest include family law, violence against women, women and development, and third world and anti-racist feminist theories. For her thesis, she is examining the Canadian International Development Assistance's (CIDA) Gender and Equality Policy. In particular, she is analyzing the process used to update its policy, drawing on Third World and anti-racist feminist theories. Prior to attending graduate school, Cat was a lawyer in Seattle, Washington at a non-profit women's rights legal organisation.