Scholarly/Professional Practice Interests
- Equity and Health
- Structural Stigma
- Mental Health
- Borderline Personality Disorder
- Community-based research
- Evidence-Based Practice in Social Work
- Qualitative Research Methods
- Field education
- PhD Candidate (ABD) – University of Windsor
- MSW - University of Toronto
- BA - University of Windsor
Aman Ahluwalia-Cameron (she/her) is a social worker and PhD candidate (ABD) in Social Work at the University of Windsor. She obtained her Master of Social Work from the University of Toronto with a specialization in Gerontology. After gaining valuable research experience at the University of Toronto, she became a clinical social worker providing services to women and men affected by trauma; specifically, those impacted by systemic barriers to care, in hospital and community mental health settings.
She is also a social work researcher. She does research alongside colleagues in the areas of social work, nursing and psychology. Her current research focuses on structural stigma and access to social services and healthcare for marginalized women. She seeks to understand and address systemic barriers to care and improve mental health equity.
Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers
Select Peer-Reviewed Publications
- Ahluwalia-Cameron, A. (2021) Dissertation Data Collection during a Global Pandemic: Barking Dogs, Crying Babies, and Feminist Social Work. Affilia: Journal of Feminist Social Work. DOI: 10.1177/08861099211048244
- Krabbe, J., Jiao, Z., Guta, A., Slemon, A., Ahluwalia-Cameron, A., & Bungay, V. (2021). Outreach with hard to reach and hidden population: protocol for a scoping review. BMJ Open.
- Ahluwalia-Cameron, A., Calderwood, K., & McMurphy, S. (2019). A Systematic Literature Review on the Etiology of Borderline Personality Disorder from An Ecological Perspective. Social Work in Mental Health.
- Donnelly, E., Ahluwalia-Cameron, A., Bucciachio, P., & Tong, J. (2018). Learning about Behavioral Emergencies: An evaluation of paramedic curriculum. International Journal of Paramedic Practice.
- Kucharski, B., Strating, M., Ahluwalia-Cameron, A., & Pascual-Leone, A. (2018). Complexity of Emotion Regulation Strategies in Changing Contexts: A Study of Varsity Athletes.Journal of Contextual Behavioral Science.
Reviewed Book Chapters
- Voronka, J., Guta, A., Nguyen,T., Shaw, G. & Ahluwalia Cameron, A. (accepted, July 2021). Danger, safety, and the rhetoric of urban crisis: Mapping media accounts of institutional logics in Windsor's downtown core. In J. Rinaldi & K. Rossiter (Eds.), Containing the Margins: An Anthology on the Conditions of Institutional Violence. Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press
Select Peer-Reviewed Presentations:
- Ahluwalia-Cameron, A., Guta, A., & Donnelly, E. (January 2022). Understanding the Experiences of Social Workers Who Provide Care to People Living with Borderline Personality Disorder: A Critical Realist Qualitative Study. Society for Social Work and Research, Washington, DC.
- Ahluwalia-Cameron, A., Guta, A., & Donnelly, E. (October 2021) “The stigma is problematic, not the label”: Social worker experiences of providing care to people living with borderline personality disorder. American Public Health Association Conference, Denver, CO.
- Ahluwalia-Cameron, A. (June 2021) Qualitative Dissertation Data Collection during a Global Pandemic: Barking Dogs, Crying Babies, and Feminist Social Work Research. Canadian Association of Social Work Education, Online Conference.
- Ahluwalia-Cameron, A. (June 1 2020). A Qualitative Study of Mental Health Social Workers and Their Experiences of Working with People Diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder: Preliminary Findings. Presentation at the Canadian Association of Social Work Education 2020 (CASWE), London, ON. *
- Ahluwalia-Cameron, A. (June 1 2020). A Qualitative Study of Mental Health Social Workers and Their Experiences of Working with People Diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder. UWill Discover Conference, Windsor, ON. *
- Voronka, J., Guta, A., Nguyen, T., Shaw, G. & Ahluwalia-Cameron, A. (May 30 2020). Rhetorics of urban crisis/urban renewal in Windsor’s downtown core. Canadian Disability Studies Association, London ON. *
- Ahluwalia-Cameron, A., Voronka, J., Nyguyen, T., Guta, A., & Shaw, G. (June 1 2020). Counternarratives of Urban Revitalization and “Urban Crisis” in Windsor: A Critical Social Work Analysis of Preliminary Findings from a Qualitative Study. Canadian Association for Social Work Education, London ON. *
- Ahluwalia-Cameron, A., & Guta, A. (2018, January). What Keeps People Living with HIV/AIDS Engaged in Care: The Health and Service Provider Perspective. Oral presentation at Society for Social Work Research (SSWR), Washington, D.C.
- Ahluwalia-Cameron, A., Calderwood, K., & McMurphy, S. (2017, April). From the Inside Out: Findings from A Systematic Review of the Literature on the Etiology of Borderline Personality Disorder. Oral presentation at the North American Society for the Study of Personality Disorders (NASSPD), New York City, New York.
- Ahluwalia, A., & McMurphy, S. (2015, June). Facilitating student research in field settings: Part II: Methods for aligning university research ethics policy with agency practice. Oral presentation at the Canadian Association for Social Work Education, Ottawa, Canada.
SWRK 8680 - Advanced Internship Seminar