Dr. Joy Borah



Ph.D. Community Development and Adult Education. University of Toronto, Canada (1999). Special Focus: Critical Global and Community Issues.

M.A. Social Work. Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Bombay, India (1987).

M.A. Sociology. University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada. (1992).

Research and Teaching Interests

  • Participatory research methods
  • Social work practice with immigrant populations
  • Response of social work education to global issues.


Office: Stevens Hall 559
Phone: 256-765-4391
Email: jsborah@una.edu