Assistant Professor Alison Smith

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Degrees: Ph.D. Universite de Montreal, M.A. University of British Columbia, B.A. Mount Allison University


Office:       MN 5142

Office Hours:    Wednesday 11:30-12:45pm

Alison completed her PhD at l’Université de Montréal. She also holds an MA from UBC and a BA(Hons) from Mount Allison University. From 2009-2010, Alison was a Parliamentary Intern in Ottawa. Her research interests include the welfare state, social protection, homelessness, poverty and inequality. She will be starting July 1, 2017 as Assistant Professor in Canadian Politics at UTM. The title of her PhD and upcoming book is Filling the Gap: Cities and the Fight Against Homelessness in Canada