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Heather Sansom

University of Guelph
PhD Student
Kemptville, Ontario, Canada
Heather Sansom is a PhD student in Rural Studies at the University of Guelph, School of Environmental Design and Rural Development. Her doctoral work focuses on the intersections between rural wellbeing issues and rural recreation, sport-for-development, animal/nature based experiential learning, and resilience. She will be collecting data on the lived experience of protective factors for resilience among youth participants in positive youth development programming (4-H), in horse activities. She has relevant professional background in sport and recreation, and equestrianism. www.heathersansom.ca