Robert Falconer is a quantitative researcher specializing in migration and public policy. He is currently a PhD student at the London School of Economics in the Department of Social Policy and a Doctoral Fellow of the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.
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. Robert was previously 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 various volunteer positions. He enjoys camping, cooking, fishing and reading, but not all at once. He has a wonderful wife Julie, with whom he is expecting their first child in 2023.
Proud son of two Canadian parents, one born here, the other a refugee from Chile.