Robert Falconer is a researcher at the University of Calgary School of Public Policy – Social Policy and Health Research Division, specializing in immigration and refugee related issues, with an interest in poverty and housing.
Robert holds a Master of Public Policy from the University of Calgary, where he completed a capstone research project surveying the refugee housing affordability in Calgary, and offering recommendations to improve affordability. He also holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) from the University of Toronto in Anthropology. Previous to his current work, Robert was a frontline worker at Calgary Catholic Immigration Society, a non-profit focused on the settlement and integration of refugees and immigrants in Calgary.
Outside of his professional life, Robert holds volunteer positions as a Calgary Hub member of the Global Shapers community, the Calgary Chair for the Monarchist League of Canada, and sits on the executive committee within his local faith community. He enjoys hiking, crocheting, playing the harmonica, and fishing, but not all at once.
Proud son of two Canadian parents, one born here, the other a refugee from Chile.
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