Cecilia Scoles


Cecilia Scoles is a master’s candidate in the Department of Geography, Environment and Geomatics at the University of Ottawa. She is interested in the role of the non-profit and settlement sector in sponsored refugee resettlement. Since May 2019, she has been an research assistant for the BMRC project Transversal 3: a discourse analysis that examines how notions of resilience shaping the settlement sector in Ottawa and Toronto. For her thesis, Cecilia conducts research on the challenges that private sponsors face to access and secure housing for newcomers in Ottawa.