Dr. Bhatt has a passion for research and teaching that she shares with her students at Kwantlen, giving them the confidence to pursue their goals. In 2005, one of her Bachelor of Applied Arts in Psychology honours students, Jen Cordeiro, competed against MA and PhD candidates from across the country to win an award for her thesis presentation.
Dr. Gira Bhatt is the Principal Investigator and Project Director for the "Acting Together" research project, funded by a Community University Research Alliance award granted by the federal agency Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC). The goal of this $1 million project is to identify and nurture factors that keep our youth from engaging in violent gang-related activity. To learn more, visit: www.actingtogether.ca
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