Kathryn Dennler

Research Associate, Conference Board of Canada (CBoC)

Kathryn Dennler is a Research Associate with the Immigration Knowledge Area at The Conference Board of Canada (CBoC). Her most recent publication with CBoC examines the availability of settlement services in small and rural communities. She is currently working on a study of the immigration trajectories of international students in Canada. Prior to working for CBoC, Kathryn has worked on immigration as a researcher, educator and service provider for over fifteen years and across five countries. In 2020, she earned a PhD in Geography from York University. Her dissertation focused on how immigrants with precarious status in Canada cope with uncertainty about the future. Prior to that, she worked with immigrants in London, UK, as a caseworker and advocate. She also holds an MA from the Gallatin School of Individualized Study at New York University, where she researched everyday transnationalism among Mexican immigrants living in New York City.