Megan Howse

Megan holds a Bachelor of Social Sciences from the University of Ottawa where she specialized in Conflict Studies and Human Rights. Since graduating, Megan has worked for non-profit organizations in areas of homelessness, housing support, immigration and legal navigation.

Megan's current work focuses on the intersection of housing, northern cities and immigration. She hopes to explore how municipal policy infrastructure and action impacts community building for immigrants in small cities.


  1. Yolande Pottie-Sherman and Dr. Julia Christensen

 Previous Education:

  • Bachelor of Social Sciences specializing in Conflict Studies and Human Rights, University of Ottawa

 Research Groups

 Research Interests

  • Immigration policy and practice
  • Housing and homelessness
  • Northern cities
  • Municipal policy and infrastructure