Jessica joined the CRCF in February 2018 as a Research Assistant. She is participating in qualitative and quantitative data analysis and knowledge dissemination of ongoing research focusing on the experiences of individuals experiencing homelessness, particularly the trajectories of women's homelessness. She will begin her Masters of Social Work in September 2018. Prior to this, she completed a Masters degree in Criminology and Criminal Justice Policy at the University of Guelph and a Bachelors in Legal Studies and Sociology at the University of Waterloo. To date, her research has broadly focused on criminal justice responses to LGBTQ+ individuals, parental violence, and intimate partner violence. Jessica is also currently a Research Associate at the Centre for Social and Legal Responses to Violence (University of Guelph).
Contact: jessica.whitehead [at] mail.mcgill.ca (Email)