Dr. Marge Reitsma-Street

Dr. Marge Reitsma-Street
Professor Emerita
Human and Social Development

Professor Emerita



Area of expertise

Poverty; welfare; women's provisioning work; community organizations; female delinquency; juvenile justice; correctional policies

Dr. Marge Reitsma-Street is a Professor of policy and social work in the Faculty of Human and Social Development. From 1997-2009 she taught in the transdisciplinary graduate Studies in Policy and Practice Program. Educated as a social worker with a doctorate in social policy from the University of Toronto, Professor Reitsma-Street’s has written extensively on female delinquency, juvenile justice and correctional policies, and more recently in the arenas of women’s work, housing and poverty. A particular methodological interest is in developing the processes and possibilities of action research in community. Her scholarship is embedded in years of experience as co-facilitator or academic advisor on poverty, housing, and neighbourhood projects while living in Victoria, Sudbury, and North Bay.  Correspondence can be sent to #304-1420 Beach Drive, Victoria V8S 2N8.

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