Ashlee Cunsolo Willox, PhD
Canada Research Chair, Determinants of Healthy Communities
Assistant Professor, Community Health
Departments of Nursing & Indigenous Studies
Cape Breton University
PO Box 5300, 1250 Grand Lake Road
Sydney, NS, B1P 6L2
Ashlee Cunsolo Willox is a community-engaged social science and health researcher, working at the intersection of place,culture, health, and environment. She has a particular interest in the social, environmental, and cultural determinants of Indigenous health, capacity development, environmental ethics, and the social justice implications of social and health inequality. Ashlee works collaboratively with colleagues through community-based and community-led research approaches and methods to identify community needs and priorities and work towards locally-appropriate and culturally-relevant adaptation strategies.
Before coming to Cape Breton University and taking up the Canada Research Chair position, Ashlee worked as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at McGill University in the Department of Geography in the Climate Change Adaptation Research Group, and completed a BAH and a PhD at the University of Guelph.