Joelena Leader

Research Facilitator

Ph.D Candidate (Interdisciplinary Studies), (University of Saskatchewan) M.A. Sociology, B.A (Hon.) (University of Saskatchewan)


Room 87.2
25 Campus Drive, Nutrien Centre, University of Saskatchewan
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, SK, S7N 5A7


As the Research Facilitator at the Edwards School of Business, Joelena works directly with the Associate Dean, Research and Academic, and is responsible for providing operational and strategic research support. She is accountable for contributing to key success metrics in the college’s research portfolio through facilitating inter-disciplinary funding applications, proposals and projects and building collaborative relationships and partnerships with research partners.

Joelena is a current doctoral candidate (Interdisciplinary Studies) and an experienced researcher and project manager with over 9 years of combined experience at the University of Saskatchewan. She has served as a team lead on multiple research and community-engaged projects, provided research training and mentorship, facilitated the development of Tri-Council, industry and international funding proposals, developed communications strategies and materials, assisted with online course development and engaged in professional writing, content management and editorial support.