Julie is the 2020-2021 IMFG Post-Doctoral Fellow. She holds a Ph.D. in Planning from the University of Toronto and her research focuses on affordable housing issues, evictions, gentrification and displacement, and equitable development approaches. Her dissertation research employed a mixed methods approach to examine the social and housing impacts of regeneration initiatives in a resurgent Detroit. Her current research explores the role of evictions in urban displacement processes in Toronto. Her next project will examine the effectiveness of value capture tools to generate new affordable housing in Toronto. Julie has also worked as a planning consultant on several community improvement plans, cultural plans and economic development strategies.