Katrina Cherney

Katrina Cherney is a PhD student at McGill University, where she studies various dimensions of inequality, with a specific focus on the intersection between poverty and education.  Katrina is a Building Research Capacity with First Nations and Mainstream Youth Protection Services in Quebec fellow, through which she is involved in projects related to alternative programming for youth in the justice system, and cross-cultural understandings of the concept of child and youth ‘supervision’, both within and outside of the child welfare system.  She is also assisting with the planning of the 6th Conference of the International Society for Child Indicators, which will bring together researchers, policy-makers, practitioners and advocates from around the world to discuss and promote child-centered innovations and opportunities for change.  Katrina is a recipient of an FRSQC scholarship. Prior to beginning her doctoral degree, Katrina worked with children, youth and families at various community organizations in Montreal.  Katrina completed her Masters degree in Social Work and Bachelor of Arts in history and education at McGill.

Contact: katrina.cherney [at] mail.mcgill.ca (Email)

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