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Maya S. Malik

Community-Based Participatory Researcher (CBPR) and PhD student, McGill University School of Social Work


Maya Malik (formerly Randolph) earned a Masters of Science in Social Work from Columbia School of Social Work focusing on International Social Welfare and Rights for Immigrants and Refugees through program design, research, and evaluation. Mx. Malik is focused on implementation research utilizing peacebuilding strategies to work with marginalized youth, as a means to gain access and inclusion into the larger society. Mx. Malik is interested in Participatory Action Research and ways to respect community members, specifically marginalized youth, as knowledge holders.


Charles Gyan and Maya Malik. (2021, forthcoming). Barriers to women’s participation in community development processes in rural Ghana. Development in Practice.

Eugene T. Richardson, Momin M. Malik, William A. Darity Jr., A. Kirsten Mullen, Michelle E. Morse, Maya Malik, Aletha Maybank, Mary T. Bassett, Paul E. Farmer, Lee Worden, and James Holland Jones. (2021). Reparations for Black American descendants of persons enslaved in the US and their potential impact on SARS-CoV-2 transmission. Social Science & Medicine 276, 113741. doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2021.113741


Ezekiel Dixon-Román, Momin M. Malik, and Maya Malik. (2021, January 20). Critical theory and quantification. Histories of Artificial Intelligence: A Genealogy of Power. Mellon Sawyer Seminar, University of Cambridge. Slides.


2019, January 22. Being a Black American girl in India. American India Foundation. https://aif.org/being-a-black-american-girl-in-india/.

2019, February 6. Love, belonging, and feminism in Jharkhand. American India Foundation. https://aif.org/love-belonging-and-feminism-in-jharkhand/.