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Elizabeth Fast

Associate Professor, Applied Human Sciences

Elizabeth Fast
Phone: (514) 848-2424 ext. 3238


Elizabeth is Métis and Mennonite from St. François-Xavier, Manitoba. She has a PhD in Social Work from McGill University (2014) and was hired as a Strategic Hire for Indigenous Youth at Concordia University in 2015 as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Applied Human Sciences. From 2016-2017 Elizabeth served as the Special Advisor to the Provost on Indigenous Directions at Concordia. Before returning to school, Elizabeth worked with youth that were transitioning out of care from the child welfare system and as a social worker. Elizabeth is currently the principal investigator on a SSHRC research grant that seeks to explore the impacts of land-based learning for urban Indigenous youth and community. 

Teaching activities

  • COMP 6321: Machine Learning (graduate level)
  • COMP 432: Machine Learning (undergraduate level)
  • COMP 6961: Graduate Seminar

Research activities



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