Taryn Graham and her dog

Taryn Graham, MA

Doctoral Candidate

Pets and their implications for community well-being

Taryn Graham promotes health in urban communities through human-animal interactions. Taryn's graduate work as a Master's student examined social inequalities among pet owners in public space, which involved collaborating with dog walkers, non-dog walkers, municipal leaders, and key stakeholders to provide recommendations on pet-friendly policies that respected safety concerns of the broader community and needs of the environment.
Bronwen Valtchanov, MA

Bronwen Valtchanov

Doctoral candidate

Studying women in transition

Bronwen’s research focuses on the social determinants of health for women in marginalized or changing communities, including mothers, immigrant adolescent girls, and federally sentenced women.