Emily Paradis

Toronto, ON
Senior Research Associate
Organization/University:University of Toronto
Faculty:Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work

Emily Paradis, PhD, is Senior Research Associate at Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto, where she is Project Manager of the Neighbourhood Change Research Partnership. She has been an activist, researcher, advocate, and front-line service provider with women facing homelessness for 25 years. Her scholarly work focuses on homelessness among women and families, human rights dimensions of homelessness and housing, community-based research and action with marginalized groups, and participatory interventions to address socio-spatial inequalities between and within urban neighbourhoods. Her creative projects have included collaboration on the National Film Board project HIGHRISE, and she is a member of the Right to Housing Coalition.

Methodological Expertise:Participatory research, human rights education
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