Cameron Greensmith

Dr. Greensmith (they/he) is a Tenured Associate Professor in the Department of Social Work and Human Services at Kennesaw State University. They hold a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from Brock University, Master of Social Work from Georgia State University, as well as a Master of Arts in Women and Gender Studies and Doctor of Philosophy in Social Justice Education from the University of Toronto. Dr. Greensmith researches the ways systems and structures of power and inequality impact helping professions, such as higher education, non-profits, and clinical social work. Dr. Greensmith’s research utilizes anti-racist, anti-colonial, and queer perspectives to investigate the ways helping professionals develop relationships with and support marginalized youth, adults, and communities, as well as how neoliberal notions of professionalism promote exclusionary logics and systemic oppression. Dr. Greensmith serves as an Editorial Board Member of the journals Girlhood Studies and Journal of LGBT Youth. 
Expertise: critiques of queer organizations and activism; white settler colonialism and Indigenous decolonization; qualitative interviewing and ethnography; critical suicide studies; neoliberalism and professionalism; queering girlhood studies; anti-oppressive education; interdisciplinary social sciences; critical social work praxis