Faculty of Education

Faculty of Education
Faculty of Education
Sofia Melendez, Master of Education

Sofia Melendez

She/Her or They/Them
Master of Education


Sofia Melendez’s work broadly focuses on higher education pedagogy, the advancement of research methods, and the advocacy of sexual and gender diversity. To contribute to these areas, she dedicates her time as an executive of Sexual Health Resource Centre, a member of Queen’s Assessment and Evaluation Group, and an education development research associate at the Centre for Teaching and Learning. Her Master’s research focuses on how we can improve the education that health professionals receive about transgender health to foster inclusivity in healthcare practice.


Saad Chahine

Research Interests

  • Health professions education about sexual health and gender diversity
  • The advancement of research methods and validity in education and psychology
  • Program evaluation of higher education pedagogy 
  • Mobilizing knowledge and stakeholders to best integrate research, practice, and policy


Curriculum Vitae

Linkedin: linkedin.com/in/melendez-sofia/

Twitter: @SofiaIMelendez