Ashley Berard, University of Victoria

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Name: Ashley Berard

Position: PhD Student, Department of Sociology, University of Victoria

Educational Background: B.A. Thompson Rivers University, Sociology M.A. University of Victoria, Sociology

 

Professional Background and Affiliations:
I have worked as a Coordinator for a 4th year sociology seminar course in Community Engaged Learning where students work with a variety of local non-profit agencies at the University of Victoria. I am also a Research Assistant for the ResiliencebyDesign Research Lab at Royal Roads University where we work with communities and youth affected by climate change and natural disasters using creative arts-based methods. During my previous and current degrees, I have been hired to work as a teaching assistant and research assistant. I have also worked in student services at the University of Victoria and Thompson Rivers University in Kamloops BC.

Contact Information: aberard@uvic.ca

What are your main research interests?
My research interests include; the intersection of chronic illness, identity and social media as well as climate change and community development.

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