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Sue-Ann MacDonald

Associate Professor in the School of Social Work at the Université de Montréal

Sue-Ann MacDonald is an Associate Professor in the School of Social Work at the Université de Montréal.

She is a researcher at CREMIS (Centre de recherche de Montréal sur les inégalités sociales et les discriminations), where she is co-responsible for developing and facilitating knowledge mobilization activities related to homelessness. She worked for more than a decade as a social worker on a mental health outreach team with homeless people in Ottawa. Her research focuses on marginalized people’s experiences of oppression and the various tensions embedded in discourses and practices (social, health and judicial) concerning them. She has conducted ethnographic and participatory research with youth, on mental health courts, women’s experience of homelessness, rural homelessness,  and health and social service programs serving people who are homeless people.