The School of Public Policy and Administration welcomes Anna Kopec as Assistant Professor as of July 1, 2022.
Professor Kopec’s scholarly agenda examines the relationship between political participation and public policy among marginalized populations in Western welfare states. How do policy designs influence the political agency of vulnerable groups, and how in turn do such groups participate to bring about changes to the policies and systems they interact with? This comparative work focuses on populations experiencing homelessness. A secondary research agenda examines intersectionality and homelessness, with a consideration of how policies and services individuals access influence how certain communities participate.
Prof. Kopec completed an MA in Political Science and International Development at the University of Guelph, and recently defended her PhD thesis in Political Science at the University of Toronto.
Welcome to the School!