Marie-Aminata Peron

Marie-Aminata Peron (she/her) is a PhD researcher in Sociology at the University of Toronto specialising in housing policy and migration research. Her work notably focuses on analysing and measuring the impact of housing policies on migrants’ experiences of settlement in France and beyond. She previously studied at the London School of Economics graduating with an MSc in International Migration and Public Policy. Beyond the academy, she collaborated with non-governmental organisations, including Minority Rights Group International (London-based) leveraging her expertise to conduct research and translate findings into actionable projects designed to support marginalised communities, and Ayyem Zamen (Paris-based), working to assist elderly migrants on an everyday basis. Currently, she is a researcher on Professor Prentiss Dantzler’s project at the School of Cities which aims to better understand the relationship between residential mobility and neighbourhood change in Toronto.