Rachel Kronick, MD

Rachel Kronick is an assistant professor in the department of psychiatry of McGill University. She works with children, youth and families as a psychiatrist at the Jewish General Hospital and Benny Farm CLSC. She completed her residency at McGill University and a clinical and research fellowship at the University of Toronto at the Hincks Dellcrest Institute. She has a Masters of Psychiatry from McGill University. Her research looks at immigration policy and its consequences for children and families, with a specific focus on immigration detention.

rachel.kronick [at] mcgill.ca (Email)

Selected Articles

Kronick, R., Rousseau, C., & Cleveland, J. (2015). Asylum-seeking children’s experiences of detention in Canada: A qualitative study. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 85(3), 287-294.

Kronick, R., & Rousseau, C. (2015). Rights, Compassion and Invisible Children: A Critical Discourse Analysis of the Parliamentary Debates on the Mandatory Detention of Migrant Children in Canada. Journal of Refugee Studies, 28(4), 544-569.

Kronick, R., Rousseau, C., & Cleveland, J. (2011). Mandatory detention of refugee children: a public health issue? Paediatrics & Child Health, 16(8).

Kronick, R. (2007). Medically speaking. Canadian Medical Association Journal, 176(1), 73-74. 

Selected Book Chapter

Kronick, R., Rousseau, C., & Cleveland, J. (2016). “They cut your wings over here . . . you can’t do nothing”: Voices of children and parents held in immigration detention in Canada. In R. Furman, D. Epps, & G. Lamphear (Eds.), Detaining the immigrant other: global and transnational issues (pp. 195-207): Oxford University Press.


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