BA with Distinction: Women’s Studies (Major), Creative Writing (Minor), University of Alberta, 2006-10.


Hedda Hakvag graduated with an MA at the Institute for Gender, Race, Sexuality and Social Justice. She holds a BA with distinction in Women’s Studies and Creative Writing from the University of Alberta. Her research interests are diverse and include social discourses of the body/embodiment, consumerism, children’s toys and teen culture, gender violence activism, and terrorism and Islamophobia.

Faculty of Arts Graduate Award, UBC
Helga Dalman Memorial Scholarship, University of Alberta
James Patrick Folinsbee Prize in English, University of Alberta
Registrar’s International Student Scholarship, University of Alberta