Rachael Barton-Bridges

Name: Rachael Barton-Bridges

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

Educational Background: BA, University of Victoria, Sociology

Professional Background and Affiliations:

I’m an MA candidate at the University of Victoria. I’m passionate about applied sociology, specifically in the realm of community-based work. Throughout my time in academia, I’ve been challenged to find ways to bridge sociology with the community. For the past five years, I’ve worked with various non-profit organizations in the areas of gendered violence, poverty, mental health, and accessible education.

Contact Information: rmbarton@uvic.ca

What are your main research interests?

My research interests include the sociology of empathy, social change, and community resiliency.

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