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Academic Appointment


Associate Professor

Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa


Doctor of Juridical Science, University of Toronto

Juris Doctor, University of Toronto

Master of Social Work, University of Toronto

Bachelor of Science, Emory University

Selected Awards & Honours

uOttawa L'AÉCLSS Teaching Award (2021)

Ian Kerr Award for Excellence in Teaching (2020)

Selected Community Services


Vice Chair | Board Member (2021-present)

HIV Legal Network

Co-Counsel | Intervention in Toussaint v Canada (2020-present)

Charter Committee on Poverty Issues, et al.

Co-Chair | Member of Steering Committee (2012-2023)

Community Alliance for Accessible Treatment

Selected Research Grants

Principal Investigator, "Exploring the Social Citizenship of Canadian-Born Children of Precarious-Status Migrants: A Review of Medicare Coverage," Hennick Catalyst Grant (2024)

Co-Applicant, "Borders, Boundaries, and Pandemics," SSHRC Connection Grant (2022)

Co-Applicant, "The Population Health Impact of Community-Campus Engagement," CIHR Project Grant (2021)

Co-Applicant, "Mapping the Discursive and Institutional Landscape of 'Birth Tourism' and Its Perceived Attack on Canadian Birthright Citizenship," SSHRC Insight Grant (2021)

Co-Principal Investigator, "Acceptance and Commitment Empowerment (ACE) Intervention: Reducing HIV Stigma and Promoting Community Resilience Through Capacity Building," CIHR Project Grant (2020)

​Principal Investigator, "Protecting Refugees' Health: How is the Reinstated Interim Federal Health Program Working?" University of Ottawa Seed Funding Opportunity (2018)

  • with complimentary funding from Pathway-to-Prosperity 2018 Project Grant

Principal Investigator, "Non-citizens' National Belonging & Health," CIHR Planning & Dissemination Grant (2017)

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