BOKORE, NIMO

 
PhD  School of Social Work and Graduate Diploma In Neuroscience, York University Graduate Diploma Program
Research Interests A Critical analysis of female survivors of wars facing everyday challenges of resettlement. epigenetics: trauma, toxic stress, transference and healing alternatives
Email nimo.bokore@carleton.ca

Publications:

Bokore, N. (2019).  Life History Research Method: Learning from the Lives of Female Survivors of  Wars.  SAGE Publication: SAGE Research Methods Cases Part 2. https://doi.org/10.4135/9781526490346

Mukashema, I., Bokore, N., King, R., Husain, A., McGrath, S. (2019). Challenges of Gender Mainstreaming in Translational Research: The Case of Social Work in Rwanda. Gender and Development, International Journal of Social Sciences. PEOPLE: International Journal of Social Sciences, 5(2), 252-268. https://doi.org/10.20319/pijss.2019.52.252268

Bokore, N. (2017). Historical Trauma, Resettlement, and Intervention Strategies: An Analysis of Somali-Canadian’s Experiences. International Migration, 56(2), 146-162. https://doi.org/10.1111/imig.12418

King, R., Bokore, N., Dudziak, S. (2017). Similarities between Canadian Aboriginal Communities & Rwandan Community Healing Practices, Journal of Indigenous Social Development, 6 (1), 37-63 . http://umanitoba.ca/faculties/social_work/research/jisd/

MacDonnell JA, Dastjerdi M, Khanlou N, Bokore, N. & Tharao W. (2017). Activism as a feature of mental health and wellbeing for racialized immigrant women in a Canadian context. Health Care for Women International,38(2), 187-204. https://doi.org/10.1080/07399332.2016.1254632

MacDonnell, J.A., Dastjerdi, M., Bokore, N., Tharao, W., Khanlou, N., & Njoroge, W. (2017). Finding a space for me outside the stereotypes: Community engagement in mental health promotion research and policy for racialised immigrant women in a Canadian context. International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, 15(4), 738-752. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11469-017-9776-5

Bokore, Nimo (2012). Suffering in Silence: A Somali Canadian Case Study, Journal of Social Work Practice: Psychotherapeutic Approaches in Health, Welfare and the Community, Rutledge- doi:10.1080/02650533.2012.682979

MacDonnell, Judith Ann, Mahdieh Fay Dastjerdi, Nimo Bokore and Nazilla Khanlou,(2012) “Becoming Resilient”: Promoting the Mental Health and Wellbeing of Immigrant Women in a Canadian Context. Journal of Nursing Research and Practice. Hindawi Publishing Corporation. Volume (2012), Article ID 576586

MacDonnell, Judith Ann, Mahdieh Fay Dastjerdi, Nimo Bokore, Wangari Tharao, , and Nazilla Khanlou (2012) “Exploring How Immigrant Women Conceptualize Activism: Implications for Mental Health Promotion”. Final Report –submitted to CERIS- The Ontario Metropolis Centre

Bokore, Nimo (2009). Female Survivors of African Wars Dealing with the Past and Present. Journal of Sociological Research, Vol. 1. No 1

Articles in Refereed Conference Proceedings

MacDonnell, J., Dastjerdi, M. & Bokore, N. (2020). Alternative, Oral, Poster and Symposia Abstracts for QHR, 2019. Breaking the Silence: Experiences of Service Providers Who Support Racialized Immigrant Women’s Mental Well-Being. International Journal of Qualitative Methods, 19(1). https://doi.org/10.1177/1609406920909934 (Paper In Progress)

Bokore, N. (2018). Canadian Somali Studies: Resilience and Resistance Conference Report. International Journal of Social Work, 5(2), 100-112. https://doi.org/10.5296/ijsw.v5i2.14001

Chapters in Edited Books:

Bokore, N. (2020). Forced Migration, Memory and Testimony. In: Meerzon, Y., Dean, D., McNeil, D. (Eds.) Migration and Stereotypes in Performance and Culture (pp. 197-214). Cham, Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan.

Other (Non-refereed) Scholarly Publications

Professional Publications:

Bokore, N. (2019). Effective Community Project Planning for Academics ToolKit. Carleton University. doi:10.22215/lerrn-2019-01

Bokore, N. (2019). Effective Project Planning for Students ToolKit. Carleton University. doi:10.22215/lerrn-2019-02

Bokore, N. (2019).  Effective Collaborative Research Project Plan for Community Organizations ToolKit. Carleton University. doi:10.22215/lerrn-2019-03

MacDonnell, J.A., Dastjerdi, M.F, Bokore, N., Tharao, W., Khanlou, N., Vazquez, LM (2019). Service Providers, Activism and Immigrant Women’s Mental Health and Wellbeing [Information Sheet #8]. Women’s Mental Health Research Office, York University.

MacDonnell, J.A., Dastjerdi, M.F, Bokore, N., Tharao, W., Khanlou, N., Vazquez, LM (2019). Service Providers Breaking the Silence: Trauma Experienced by Service Providers Who Support Racialized Immigrant Women’s Mental Health and Wellbeing [Information Sheet #9]. Women’s Mental Health Research Office, York University.

Technical Reports

 MacDonnell, J.A., Dastjerdi, M.F, Bokore, N., Tharao, W. (2019). “Finding a Space for Me Outside the Stereotypes“. Women’s Mental Health Research Office. Project Executive Summary.

MacDonnell, J.A., Dastjerdi, M.F, Bokore, N., Tharao, W., Khanlou, N. (2013). Exploring How Immigrant Women Conceptualize Activism: Implications for Mental Health Promotion. CERIS- The Ontario Metropolis Centre. Final Report.

 Conference presentations:

Bokore, N. (July 27 -30, 2020). Documenting Stories of Forced Migration and Inequality: Somali Women’s Stories.  18th conference of the International Association for the Study of Forced Migration (IASFM), Accra, Ghana, West Africa. Accepted but postponed to July 2021 due to COVID-19.

Bokore, N., Dastjerdi, M.F,  MacDonnell, J.A. (October 25-29, 2019). Breaking the Silence: Experiences of Service Providers Who Support Racialized Immigrant Women’s Mental Wellbeing. The 25th Annual Qualitative Health Research (QHR) Conference. Vancouver, BC.

Bokore, N. (May 14-16, 2019). Emerging Voices Project: Syrian Newcomers’ Perspective on Canada’s Three Sponsorship Programs. Canadian Association for Refugee and Forced Migration Studies (CARFMS) 2019. York University, Toronto, ON.

Bokore, N. (March 21-23, 2019). Using a comparative perspective, the effectiveness of Canada’s three refugee sponsorship programs for Syrian newcomer resettlement in Canada is explored. This presentation focuses on the strengths and limitations of each sponsorship program and the contextual factors that shape newcomers’ experiences. 21st Metropolis Conference: Doing Immigration Differently, Halifax Convention Centre. Halifax, NS.

Mukashema, I., Bokore, N., King, R., Husain, A., & McGrath, S. (April 30-May 1, 2019). Challenges of Gender Mainstreaming in Collaborative Transnational Research. International Conference on Research in Social Science & Humanities hosted by Social Science & Humanities Research Association (SSHRA). Rome, Italy.

Bokore, N. (October 14, 2017). Understanding the process of historical trauma and its impacts. Somali-Canadian Studies:  Resilience and Resistance Conference. Hosted by Carleton University, School of Social Work, Migration & Diaspora Studies and Indigenous & Canadian Studies. Ottawa, ON.

Bokore, N. (April 28-30, 2017). Migration, Memory and Testimony. Migration Representation and Stereotypes. Hosted by Carleton University, Migration and Disapprove Studies & University of Ottawa Faculty of Arts. Ottawa, ON.

Bokore, N. (October 28, 2016). War, Violence, Trauma and Memory-Mental Illness and Service Gap for African Refugees. The 11th Annual Educational Conference on Mental Health. Toronto, ON October 28, 2016.

Bokore, N. (July 10-15, 2016). Documenting Stories: Resettlement and Integration Challenges of East African Refugees. The 16th IASFM Conference, Poznan, Poland. 

2014 1st Global Conference: “Testimony, Memory, Trauma, Truth and EngagementHosted by Inter-Disciplinary.Net Topic: “Trauma and Memory”. Paper presented at Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom on July 30, 2014

2014 4th Global Conference: “Trauma Theory and PracticeHosted by Inter-Disciplinary.Net, Topic: “Public and Political Trauma: War and Trauma, both past and present”. Paper accepted to 2014 conference in Prague, Czech Republic. March 22-25, 2014

2012 “Rainbow Conference, Ottawa” March 21, 2012, Topic “Reconstructing the Notion of a Good Citizen: Grounded Theory Insights into the Relationship between Activism and Mental Health Promotion for Sexually Diverse Immigrant Women”

2012 “York Graduate Student Conference, Toronto” April 28, 2012, Topic “Power, Representation and Identity: Narratives by, about, and around refugees and forcibly displaced persons”

2011 “Women’s World Conference, 2011, Ottawa” July 3, 2011, Topic “The Exclusion of Somali Women from World Debate”

2009 “Women’s Mental Health in Ontario Conference: Building Networks and Research Capacity, Toronto” October 17, 2009, Topic “Female survivors of war dealing with the past and present”