Christina Goldhar is a Settler-Canadian, doctoral student in geography at Memorial University and a Project Coordinator with the ‘At Home in the North’ CMHC-SSHRC partnership. Her research investigates the relationship between housing insecurity and homelessness in the Canadian north, public policy and governance.
Prior to returning to graduate school, Christina worked as a Forskningsingenjör (Research Engineer) at KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm and for the Secretariat of the Nunatsiavut Government as their Director of Policy and Planning. She has been working for and with northern communities in Canada and Greenland since 2008 on projects focused on housing, health and environment. She holds a J.A. Bombardier Canada Graduate Doctoral Scholarship and is a former recipient of the Arctic Inspiration Prize, awarded for a housing action plan developed in partnership with colleagues at the Nunatsiavut Government.