Katrina Milaney

Calgary, AB
Assistant Professor
Organization/University:University of Calgary
Department:Community Rehabilitation and Disability Studies
Dr. Katrina Milaney is an Assistant Professor in Community Rehabilitation and Disability Studies at the University of Calgary. She has an interdisciplinary academic background that includes sociological and gender-disability theory frames and has several years in community-based research. Her work history includes multiple positions in senior leadership in the not-for-profit sector and many administrative roles including an advisory committee on housing and homelessness to the Premier of Alberta. Correspondingly, her research track record was established in communities where she spent ten years on projects related to public policy development. Katrina is a qualitative researcher with a particular interest in participatory action designs and she uses critical theory frameworks to study social determinants of health including disability, homelessness, gender, culture, domestic violence, and mental health. Part of her critically driven research revolves around her interest in political and economic ideology and their impact on public systems and service delivery. Katrina currently serves as an Executive Steering Committee member for the Canadian Observatory on Homelessness.
Current Research Projects:Gender and Justice Case Management Health and Homelessness
Methodological Expertise:Qualitative Mixed Methods Ethnography Institutional Ethnography
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