Manvinder Gill

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Research Associate, J-PAL South Asia

Manvinder Gill is a Research Associate at J-PAL South Asia where she is currently working on the “Improving Opioid De-Addiction Protocols in India” project in Chandigarh, Punjab. Prior to joining J-PAL she held research fellowships at Delhi University and the University of Victoria. She has worked on research projects related to immigration and child welfare, employment of international students in Canada, and e-health interventions among others.

Manvinder holds a Master’s degree in Religious Studies from McMaster University and a Master’s of Social Work from the University of Toronto. Her research centers culture, colonialism, and health, particularly focusing on substance use in the Panjabi-Sikh diaspora. She has clinical experience working with children and families, 2SLGBTQ+ people, and immigrant and refugee communities.