Carol Kauppi

Professor at Laurentian University
Carol Kauppi is the Director of Poverty, Homelessness and Migration, a five-year research project dealing with homelessness and migration in northern Ontario. She is also Professor of Social Work and Director of the Centre for Research in Social Justice and Policy at Laurentian University, Sudbury, Ontario, Canada. Dr. Kauppi’s research interests have focused in recent years mainly on homelessness and housing, girlhood, adolescence and motherhood in northern communities. She has published many articles and reports dealing with homelessness and housing, racism, family issues, young mothers, parenting including postpartum depression, and child and family poverty in northern Ontario. She is the 2011 recipient of the Laurentian University Research Excellence Award.