Experience

Organizations I have provided disability-related research and / or policy analysis services to include

Research, Education, Accessibility and Design Institute of Carleton University

Conducted an environmental scan of Disability Studies (DS) programs in the English-speaking world.

Rehabilitation Network of Champlain

Facilitated informant interviews, developed an environmental scan, facilitated a visioning/goal prioritization retreat and conceptualized a governance framework.

Social Planning Council of Ottawa

Researched barriers to employment for people with disabilities in Ottawa through analysis of published reports, grey literature and focus groups.

Spinal Cord Injury Ontario (formerly the Canadian Paraplegic Association Ontario)

Provided policy analysis, research, and government relations support.

Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission
Assisted with mid-year and year-end reports on strategic plans for the organization as a whole and provided research support for the development of a research network with academic partners.

 

I have a Masters in Political Science (Carleton University) and a Certificate in Project Leadership (Cornell University).

My resume (February 2017) provides more information.

You may also view my LinkedIn profile.

In my personal life, I am active in Ottawa’s creative scene – most recently with a documentary on the city’s local culture, and with poems published on Bywords.ca.

 

Please note that the opinions expressed on this site are my own and not those of my employer.