Dr. Lisa Smith is a faculty member in the Department of Sociology at Douglas College. She is a founding member of the Douglas College Menstrual Research Group and the Project Lead at Douglas College for iMPACTS: Collaborations to Address Sexual Violence. Her research focuses on sexual and reproductive health, sexual and gender-based violence, and community-engaged sociology. Her current research projects examine the politics of menstruation in the Canadian context within a variety of contexts, the social impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, and sexual violence policies in the post-secondary context. Lisa has published in scholarly and non-scholarly venues and is co-editor of two forth-coming collections, Gender, Sex, Tech! An intersectional feminist guide and Northern Blood: The Politics of Menstruation in Canada. She is a mother to two young boys and when she is not busy being a sociologist, enjoys playing music, biking, and swimming.