Masood is a Professor in the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Sciences and Innovative Learning, Humber College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning. He has a Ph.D. in Psychology from the University of South Africa, Master of Education from Mount Saint Vincent University, and an Honours Bachelor of Science (Psychology) from University of Toronto. He has recently been appointed as the editor-in-chief with the Journal of Ethnicity in Substance Abuse. He is also the founder of the Journal of Concurrent Disorders, Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction and is a consultant to numerous scientific journals and universities for interdisciplinary, multi-cultural research and development addressing mental health, addiction and resilience among marginalized populations. Masood is a member of our 4-17 Committee.