Journal Articles

Here are some publications that highlight the work of our collaborators. If you cannot access these publications through your institutional networks, please contact us and we would be happy to provide you with PDF copies for personal use.

Switzer, S., Chan Carusone, S., McClelland, A., Apong, K., Herelle, N., Guta, A., Strike, C., & Flicker, S. (2021). Picturing Participation: Catalyzing Conversations About Community Engagement in HIV Community–Based Organizations. Health Education & Behavior.
Taylor, Shira. (2020). SExT: Sex Education by Theatre – Theatre as a pedagogical tool for sexual health education in a newcomer priority neighbourhood (Doctoral dissertation, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada).
Switzer, S., Flicker, S., McClelland, A., Chan Carusone, S., Ferguson, T. B., Herelle, N., Yee, D., Guta, A., & Strike, C. (2020). Journeying together: A visual exploration of “engagement” as a journey in HIV programming and service delivery. Health & Place.
Flicker, S., Wilson, C., Monchalin, R., Restoule, J.-P., Mitchell, C., Larkin, J., Oliver, V. (2020). The Impact of Indigenous Youth Sharing Digital Stories About HIV Activism. Health Promotion Practice. 21 (5) 802–810.

MacEntee, K. (2020). Participatory visual methods and school-based responses to HIV in rural South Africa: insights from youth, preservice and inservice teachersSex Education, 20(3), 316-333.

Wuttunee, K. D., Altenberg, J., & Flicker, S. (2019). Red Ribbon Skirts and Cultural Resurgence: Kimihko sîmpân iskwêwisâkaya êkwa sihcikêwin waniskâpicikêwin. Girlhood Studies, 12(3), 63–79.
Vokes, S., Barry, E., Wilson, C., Pulla, V., & Shacter, J. (2019). Gaining Insight into Youth Programming and the Inclusivity of Girls. Critical Social Work, 20(1), Article 1.

Switzer, S. (2019). Working With Photo Installation and Metaphor: Re-Visioning Photovoice ResearchInternational Journal of Qualitative Methods.

MacEntee, K., & Flicker, S. (2019). Doing It: Participatory Visual Methodologies and Youth Sexuality Research. In J. Gilbert & S. Lamb (Eds.), The Cambridge Handbook of Sexual Development: Childhood and Adolescence (pp. 352-372). Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.

Mitchell, C., Moletsane, R., MacEntee, K., & de Lange, N. (2019). Participatory Visual Methodologies in Self-Study for Social Justice Teaching. In J. Kitchen, A. Berry, H. Guðjónsdóttir, S. M. Bullock, M. Taylor, & A. R. Crowe (Eds.), 2nd International Handbook of Self-Study of Teaching and Teacher Education (pp. 1-31). Singapore: Springer Singapore.

Furman, E., Singh, A. K., Wilson, C., D’Alessandro, F., & Miller, Z. (2019). “A Space Where People Get It”: A Methodological Reflection of Arts-Informed Community-Based Participatory Research With Nonbinary Youth. International Journal of Qualitative Methods. 18: 1-12.  
Flicker, S., Mawani, F. N., & Dellavilla, M. (2019). Reflections on Teaching, Learning and Doing Participatory Research in a Graduate Seminar. Progress in Community Health Partnerships: Research, Education, and Action, 13(3), 293–302.
Fante-Coleman, T., Wilson, C. L., Marcotte, A. A., McKie, R., Travers, R., & Furman, E. (2019). Influences of sexual behaviors and vulnerability to HIV/AIDS among heterosexual ACB youth living in Windsor, Ontario. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 36(11–12), 3515–3536.
Flicker, S., Sayde, A., Hedlund, K., Malivel, G., Wong, K., Owino, M., & Booy, S. (2018). Teaching and learning about the relationships between land, violence and women’s bodies: The possibilities of participatory visual methods as pedagogy. Agenda, 32(4), 32–44.

Lee-Foon, Nakia, et al. (2018). “Minding the gap: health and social care provider perceptions of parental communication and Black-Canadian youths’ sexual health.” Culture, health & sexuality 20(12): 1347-1361.

Mitchell, C., Lamb, P., & Raissadat, H. (2018). Exploring the Impact of Youth-Produced Images on Family, Community, and Policy. International Journal of Qualitative Methods, 17(1): 1-10. 

Mitchell, C. (2018).  Сhallenging turbulent times: Towards a framework for girl-led transnational dialogues to combat sexual violence. Journal of Social Policy Studies. 16(2): 517-528. 

Flicker S. & Nixon S. (2018) Writing peer-reviewed articles with diverse teams: considerations for novice scholars conducting community-engaged research. Health Promotion International. 33(1): 152-161.

Flicker S., Native Youth Sexual Health Network,Wilson C., Monchalin R, Oliver V., Prentice T., J., Larkin J., Mitchell C. & Restoule J. (2017) “Stay Strong, Stay Sexy, Stay Native”: Storying Indigenous youth HIV prevention activism. Action Research. 17(3): 323-343.

Larkin, J., Flicker, S., Flynn, S., Layne, C., Schwartz, A., Travers, R., Pole, J. and Guta, A.  The Ontario Sexual Health Education Up-Date: Perspectives from the Toronto Teen Survey (TTS) Youth. (2017). The Canadian Journal of Education. 40(2): 1-24.

Wilson, C., Flicker, S., Danforth, J., Konsmo, E., Oliver, V., Jackson, R., Prentice, T., Larkin, J., Restoule, J.P. & Mitchell, C. (2016). “Culture” as HIV Prevention: Indigenous Youth Speak Up!  International Journal of Community Research and Engagement, 9(1): 74-88.

Monchalin, R., Flicker, S., Wilson, C., Danforth, J., Konsmo, E., Prentice, T., Oliver, V., Jackson, R., Larkin, J., Mitchell, C., and Restoule, J.P. (2016). “When you follow your heart, you provide that path for others”: Indigenous Models of Youth Leadership in HIV Prevention. International Journal of Indigenous Health, 11(1),135-157.

Wilson, C. L., Flicker, S., Restoule, J. P., & Furman, E. (2016). Narratives of resistance:(Re) Telling the story of the HIV/AIDS movement–Because the lives and legacies of Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour communities depend on it. Health Tomorrow: Interdisciplinarity and Internationality, 4(1): 1-35. 

Mitchell, C., & Sommer, M. (2016). Participatory arts-based methodologies. Global Public Health: An International Journal for Research, Policy and Practice, 11(5-6): 521-527.

MacEntee, K. (2016). Two years on: Preservice teachers’ experiences of learning to use participatory visual methods to address the South African AIDS epidemic. Educational Research for Social Change. 5(2), 81-95. 

Wilson C., Flicker S, Danforth J., Konsmo E., Oliver V., Jackon R., Prentice T., Larkin J., Restoule J. & Mitchell C. (2016). “Culture” as HIV Prevention: Indigenous Youth Speak Up! Gateways: International Journal of Community Research and Engagement. 9(1):74–88.

Lindquist K., Wuttunee K., & Flicker S. (2016) Speaking Our Truths, Building Our Strengths Shaping Indigenous Girlhood Studies. Girlhood Studies. 9(2): 3-9. 

Monchalin R., Lesperance Alexa., Flicker S., Logie C., and Native Youth Sexual Health Network. (2016) Sexy Health Carnival on the Powwow Trail: HIV Prevention by and for Indigenous Youth. International Journal of Indigenous Health, 11(1): 159-176.

Mitchell, C., & De Lange, N. (2015). Addressing sexual violence: Transforming violent cultures for and with girls and young women. Agenda: Empowering Women for Gender Equity, 29(3):1-2. 

Wilson, C. L., Flicker., and Restoule, J. P. (2015). Beyond the colonial divide: African diasporic and Indigenous youth alliance building for HIV prevention. Decolonization: Indigeneity, Education & Society. 4(2): 76 102. 

Oliver, V., Flicker, S., Danforth, J., Konsmo, E., Wilson, C., Jackson, R., Prentice, T., Larkin, J., Restoule, J.P., & Mitchell, C. (2015) “Women are supposed to be the leaders:” The Intersections of Gender, Race and Colonization in HIV Prevention with Indigenous youth.” Culture, Health and Sexuality, 17(7):906-919. 

De Lange, N., Mitchell, C., & Moletsane, R. (2015). Critical perspectives on digital spaces in educational research. Perspectives in Education, 33(4): 1-5.

MacEntee, K. (2015). Using cellphones and participatory visual methodologies in rural South Africa to address gender-based violence in and around schools: Reflections on research as intervention. Agenda: Empowering women for gender equity. 29(3): 22-31.

Wilson, C., Flicker,, Marshall, Z., Vo, T., Nixon, S., Devon, McClelland, A. and Hart, T. (2014) Condoms and Contradictions: Assessing Sexual Health Knowledge in Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, and Queer Youth Labelled with Intellectual Disabilities. Critical Disability Discourse. 6: 107-139 

Flicker, S., Danforth, J., Oliver, V., Konsmo, E., Wilson, C., Jackson, R., Prentice, T., Larkin, J., Restoule, J.P., & Mitchell, C. (2014) “Because we have really unique art”: Decolonizing Research with Indigenous Youth Using the Arts.” International Journal of Indigenous Health, 10(1): 16-34.

Flicker, S., Danforth, J., Konsmo, E., Wilson, C., Oliver, V., Jackson, R. Prentice, T., Larkin, J., Restoule, J.P., & Mitchell, C. (2014) “Because we are Natives and we stand strong to our pride”: Decolonizing HIV Prevention with Aboriginal Youth in Canada Using the Arts. Canadian Journal of Aboriginal Community-Based HIV/AIDS Research. 5(Winter): 95-113.

Pithouse Morgan, K., Mitchell, C., & Pillay, D. (2014). Enacting reflexivity through educational research. Perspectives in Education. 32(2).

Salehi, R., Hynie, M., and Flicker, S. (2014). Factors associated with access to sexual health services among teens in Toronto: does immigration matter? Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health.16(4): 638-645. 

Labacher, L., & Mitchell, C. (2013). Talk or text to tell? How young adults in Canada and South Africa prefer to receive STI results, counseling, and treatment updates in a Wireless World. Journal of Health Communication: International Perspectives. 18(13): 1465-1476

Smillie, C., Larkin, J., Flicker, S., Restoule, J.P., Koleszar-Green, R., Barlow, K & Mitchell, C. (2013). HIV/AIDS, Colonialism and Aboriginal Youth in Canada: Implications for HIV Prevention Work. Canadian Journal of Aboriginal Community-Based HIV/AIDS Research, 5(Winter): 95-113.

Oliver, V., van der Meulen, E., Flicker, S., Larkin, J., & the Taking Action Research Team. (2013). If You Teach Them, They Will Come: Providers Reactions to Incorporating Pleasure into Youth Sexual Education. 104(2): 142-147.

Jaworsky,D., Larkin, J., Sriranganathan, G., Clout, J., Campbell Salazar, L., Flicker, S., Stadnicki, D., Erlich, L. & Flynn, S (2013). Evaluating Youth Sexual Health Peer Education Programs: Challenges and Suggestions for Effective Practices. Journal of Education and Training Studies, 1(1): 227-234.

De Lange, N., & Mitchell, C. (2012). Community health workers working the digital archive: A case for looking at participatory archiving in studying stigma in the context of HIV and AIDS. Sociological Research Online. 17(1): 1-14

Nixon, S., Casale, M. Flicker, S. & Rogan, M. (2012). Applying the principles of knowledge translation and exchange to inform dissemination of HIV survey results to adolescent participants in South Africa. Health Promotion International. 28(2): 233-243. 

Sriranganathan, G., Jaworsky, D., Larkin, J., Flicker, S., Campbell, L., Flynn, S. & Jansen, J. (2012) Peer Sexual Health Education: Interventions for Effective Program Evaluation. The Health Education Journal. 71(1): 62-71. 

MacDonald, J., Gagnon, A.J., Mitchell, C., DeMeglio, G., Rennick, J. E., & Cox, J. (2011). Asking to listen: Towards a youth perspective on sexual health education and needs. Sex Education. 11(4): 443-457. 

MacDonald, J., Gagnon, A.J., Mitchell, C., DeMeglio, G., Rennick, J.E., & Cox, J. (2011). Include Them and They Will Tell You: Learnings From a Participatory Process With Youth. Qualitative Health Research. 21(8): 1127-1135.  

Mitchell, C. (2011). What’s participation got to do with it? Visual methodologies in ‘girl-method’ to address gender based violence in the time of AIDS. Global Studies of Childhood. 1(1): 51-59.

Mnisi, T., De Lange, N., & Mitchell, C. (2010). Learning to use visual data to ‘save lives’ in the age of AIDS. Communitas. 15: 183-201.

De Lange, N., Mitchell, C., Moletsane, R., Bhana, D., Balfour, R., Wedekind, V., Pillay, G., & Buthelezi, T. (2010). Every voice counts: Towards a new agenda for rural schools in the age of AIDS. Education for Change. 14(1)(Supplement 1): 545-555.

Tao, R., & Mitchell, C. (2010). I Never Knew that Pictures Could Convey Such Powerful Messages’: Chinese Students in an English Department Explore Visual Constructions of HIV and AIDS. Changing English. 17(2): 161-176.  

Salehi, R., Flicker, S. and The Toronto Teen Survey Team. (2010). Newcomer teens are missing the sex ed boat: An analysis of predictors of sex education. Canadian Journal of Human Sexuality. 19(4): 157-168.

Flicker, S., Travers, R., Flynn, S., Larkin, J., Guta, A., Salehi, R., Pole, J., & Lane, C. (2010).  Sexual health research for and with urban youth: The Toronto Teen Survey story. The Canadian Journal of Human Sexuality.19(4):133-144.

van der Meulen, E., Oliver, V., Flicker., Travers, R., and The Toronto Teen Survey Team. (2010). Finding the Funding for Youth Sexual Health Services and Promotion: Perspectives from Ontario Service Providers. Canadian Journal of Human Sexuality. 19(4): 185-190.

Restoule, J.P., McGee, A., Flicker, S., Larkin, J., & Smillie-Adjarkwa, C. (2010). Suit the situation: Comparing Urban and on-reserve Aboriginal youth preferences for effective HIV prevention. Canadian Journal of Aboriginal Community-Based HIV/AIDS Research,3 (Winter): 5-16.

Travers, R., Guta, A., Flicker, S., Larkin, J., Lo, C., McCardell, S., Van Der Meulen, E., and the Toronto Teen Survey Team. (2010). Service provider views on issues and needs for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender youth. The Canadian Journal of Human Sexuality. 19(4): 191-148.

Flicker S., Guta, A., Larkin, J., Flynn, S., Fridkin, A., Pole, J., Travers, R., Layne, C., & Chan., K. (2010). Survey Design from the Ground-Up: The Toronto Teen Survey CBPR Approach. Health Promotion Practice. 11(1): 112-122.

Moletsane, R., Mitchell, C., De Lange, N. Stuart, J., Buthelezi, T., & Taylor, M. (2009). What can a woman do with a camera? Turning the female gaze on poverty and HIV/AIDS in rural South Africa. International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education. 22(3): 315-331.

Ricci, C., Flicker, S., Jalon, O., Jackson, R., & Smillie-Adjarkwa, C. (2009). HIV Prevention with Aboriginal Youth: A Global Scoping Review. Canadian Journal of Aboriginal Community-Based HIV/AIDS Research (CJACBR).

Bhana, D., DeLange, N., & Mitchell, C. (2009). Male teachers talk about gender violence: “Zulu men demand respect”. Educational Review. 61(1):49 22.

Flicker, S., Wilson, M., Travers, R., Berekey, T., McKay, C., van der Meulen, A., Guta, A., Cleverly, S., & Rourke, B. (2009). Community-Based Research in AIDS Service Organizations: What Helps and What Doesn’t?. AIDS Care. 21(1):94-102.

Flicker, S., Larkin, J., Smillie-Adjarkwa, C., Restoule, J.-P., Barlow, K., Dagnino, M., et al. (2008). “It’s hard to change something when you don’t know where to start”: Unpacking HIV vulnerability with Aboriginal youth in Canada. PIMATISIWIN: A Journal of Indigenous and Aboriginal Community Health. 5(2): 178-200.

Mitchell, C. (2008). Getting the picture and changing the picture: visual methodologies in educational research in South Africa. South African Journal of Educational Research.28 (3): 365-383.

Umurungi, J.P., Mitchell, C., Gervais, M., Ubalijoro, E., and V. Kabarenzi (2008). Photovoice as a methodological tool for working with girls on the street in Rwanda to address HIV & AIDS and gender violence. Journal of Psychology in Africa. 18(3): 413-419.

Park, E., Mitchell, C., & De Lange, N. (2008). Social uses of digitization within the context of HIV/AIDS. Online Information Review. 32(6): 716-725.

Travers, R., Wilson, M., Flicker, S., Guta, A., Bereket, T., Rourke, S.B., McKay, C., et al. (2008). The Greater Involvement of People Living with AIDS  principle: theory versus practice in Ontario’s HIV/AIDS community based research sector. AIDS Care. 20(6): 615-24

Flicker, Maley O., Ridgley A., Biscope S. and Skinner H. (2008) e-PAR: Using Technology and Participatory Action Research to Engage Youth in Health Promotion. Journal of Action Research. 6(3): 285-303.

Flicker, S., & Guta, A. (2008). Ethical Approaches to Protecting Adolescent Participants in Sexual Health Research: Alternatives to Parental Consent. Journal of Adolescent Health. 42(1): 3-10.

Larkin, J., Flicker, S., Koleszar-Green, Mintz, S., Dagnino, M., & Mitchell, C. (2007). HIV risk, systemic inequities, and Aboriginal youth: Widening the circle for HIV prevention programming. Canadian Journal of Public Health. 98(3): 179-182.

Buthelezi, T., Mitchell, C., Moletsane, R., de Lange, N., Taylor, M., & Stuart, J. (2007). Youth voices about sex and AIDS: Implications for life skills education through the “Learning Together” project in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. International Journal of Inclusive Education 11(4): 445-459.

Mitchell, C., Moletsane, R., & De Lange, N. (2007). Inclusive education in South Africa in the era of AIDS: Every voice counts. International Journal of Inclusive Education 11(4): 383-386.

Moletsane, R., de Lange, N., Mitchell, C., Stuart, J., Buthelezi, T., & Taylor, M. (2007). Photo-voice as a tool for analysis and activism in response to HIV and AIDS stigmatization in a rural KwaZulu-Natal school. Journal of Child and Adolescent Mental Health 19 (1): 19-28.

Norris, G., Mbokasi, T., Rorke, F., Goba, S. & Mitchell, C. (2007). Where do we start? Using collage to explore very young adolescents’ knowledge about HIV and AIDS in 4 senior primary classrooms in KwaZulu-Natal. International Journal of Inclusive Education 11(4): 481-499.

Larkin, J., Andrews, A.  & Mitchell, C. (2006). Guy talk: Contesting masculinities in HIV prevention with Canadian youth.  The Journal of Sex Education. 6(3):207-221.

Veinot, T., Flicker, S., Skinner, H., McClelland, A., Saulnier, P., Read, S., & Goldberg, E. (2006). “Supposed to make you better but it doesn’t really”: HIV-Positive Youths’ Perceptions of HIV Treatment. Journal of Adolescent Health. 38(3): 261-267. 

Delange, N., Mitchell, C., Moletsane, R., Stuart, J. & Buthelezi, T. (2006). Seeing through the body: Educators’ representations of HIV and AIDS. Journal of Education 38(1): 45-66.

Mitchell, C. (2006). “In My Life”: Youth Stories and Poems on HIV/AIDS: Towards a new literacy in the age of AIDS. Changing English. 13(3): 355-368.

Johnny, L. & Mitchell, C. (2006). “Live and let live” An analysis of HIV/AIDS related stigma and discrimination in international campaign posters. Journal of Health Communication, 11(8): 755-767.

Mitchell, C., Moletsane, R, & Stuart, J. (2006). Why we don’t go to school on Fridays: Youth participation through photo voice in rural Kwazulu-Natal. McGill Journal of Education. 41(3): 267-82.

Flicker, S., Skinner, H., Veinot, T., McClelland, A., Saulnier, P., Read, S. R., & Goldberg, E. (2005). Falling through the cracks of the big cities: Who is meeting the needs of young people with HIV? Canadian Journal of Public Health. 96(4): 308-312.

Larkin, J., & Mitchell, C. (2004). Gendering HIV/AIDS prevention: Situating Canadian youth in a transnational world. Women’s Health and Urban Life. 3(2): 62-83.

Mitchell,C., Walsh, S., & Larkin, J. (2004). Visualizing the politics of innocence in the age of AIDSThe Journal of Sex Education. 4(1):35-47

Flicker, S., Goldberg, E., Read, S., Veinot, T., McClelland, A., Saulnier, P., & Skinner, H. (2004). HIV-Positive Youth’s Perspectives on the Internet and e-Health. Journal of Medical Internet Research. 6(3): e32.

Mitchell, C. & Smith, A. (2003). Sick of AIDS: Literacy and the meaning of life for South African youth. Culture, Health & Sexuality. 5(6): 513-522.

Mitchell, C., & Smith, A. (2001). Changing the picture: youth, gender and HIV/AIDS prevention campaigns in South Africa. Canadian Women’s Studies.21(2):56-61.

Kumar, N., Larkin, J. & Mitchell, C. (2001). Gender, youth and HIV risk. Canadian Woman Studies/les cahiers de la femme. 21(2): 35-43.

Andrews, A. (2001). Missing Links: Women, Mental Health, and the Need for a New Model of HIV Prevention. Canadian Women’s Studies. 21(2): 82-88.

Larkin, J. (2000). Women, poverty and HIV infection. Canadian Woman Studies/les cahiers de la femme. 20(3): 134-139.