Jennifer Nutton is a PhD Candidate at McGill University and holds a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Doctoral Fellowship. She has been a research assistant at the Centre for Research on Children and Families since 2011, having worked on a number of participatory action research projects with mainstream and Indigenous child welfare agencies in Quebec, Canada. Jennifer has worked with child welfare systems since 2005 including as a training coordinator under a federally funded grant to develop and deliver child welfare training in Nevada, USA. Her research interests include culture and child welfare practice, Indigenous child welfare, child welfare policy and program evaluation, social policy, and participatory action research approaches. Prior to pursuing her graduate studies, she worked as an instructor and administrator in the field of teaching English as a second language (ESL), and began this work as a volunteer teaching English to asylum seekers in London, UK.
Contact: jennifer.nutton [at] mail.mcgill.ca (Email)