Bree Akesson

Associate Professor
Wilfrid Laurier University

Paper Title
“Mapping stories: Using GPS as an ethnographic approach to socio-spatial research with families displaced by war”

Bree Akesson is an Assistant Professor at Wilfrid Laurier University’s Faculty of Social Work and the Associate Director of the Centre for Research on Security Practices. Her research program ranges from micro-level understandings of the experiences of children and families to macro-level projects to strengthen social welfare and mental health systems in crisis-affected countries.