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Wilfrid Laurier University Leaf
October 18, 2017
Canadian Excellence

Ravi Gokani

Contract Academic Staff

Contact Information

Office Location: RCW318
Office Hours: Thursdays, 2:30 - 3:30 PM
Academic Background

PhD, Student (in progress), Social Work, Wilfrid Laurier University
MA, Community Psychology, Wilfrid Laurier University, 2012
BA, Honours Psychology/Philosophy, Brock University, 2007


In between and during my degrees I have worked in the public and non-profit sectors. This work includes but is not limited to community research and evaluation, hate crimes prevention, and work with people experiencing developmental disabilities. 

I'm an avid reader of non-fiction and have played the electric guitar for 20 years, on and off. I'm a vegan and teetotaler. 

Additional Information

Courses Taught 

PS282, Community Psychology


Walsh, R. T. G. & Gokani, R. (2014). Personal and political economy of psychologists' desires for social justice. The Journal of Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology. 

Riemer, M. & Gokani, R. (2012). Advancing positive social change. The Community Psychologist, 45, 32-33. 

Gokani, R. (2011). Marxian currents in Latin- and North-American Community Psychology. Annual Review of Critical Psychology, 9, 110-117.