Social Work Migration Project

Research Assistants

Stéphanie Ethier

Stéphanie Ethier is a Master’s student at the Université de Montréal, School of Social Work’ Montreal, Québec, Canada. Under the supervision of Annie Pullen Sansfaçon, Stéphanie completed her thesis on the experience of internationally educated social workers, exploring issues related to the transfer of knowledge acquired outside of the context of Montréal. Stéphanie has been involved as a research assistant on this project since 2012; she has ten years of clinical social work experience.

Amy Fulton

Amy Fulton, MSW, RSW is a PhD candidate at the University of Calgary, Faculty of Social Work in Alberta, Canada. She has been working as a research assistant with the professional adaptation of migrant social workers project since 2012. Amy is completing her dissertation under the supervision of Dr. John Graham from Florida Atlantic University and Dr. Christine Walsh from the University of Calgary. Her doctoral research consists of a gender-based analysis of experiences of professional adaptation among migrant social workers in Alberta.


Overview of Amy Fulton’s Doctoral Research

Kate Matheson

Kate Matheson, BSW, SWC is a graduate of Dalhousie’s School of Social Work, currently practicing in the non-profit sector with women experiencing the criminal justice system. Kate joined the project in February, 2014. Kate will begin her Master of Social Work in September, 2015.

Audrey-Anne Dumais Michaud

Audrey-Anne Dumais Michaud worked for four years (2009-2013) as a research assistant on this project. Under the supervision of Annie Pullen Sansfaçon, Audrey-Anne completed her Master’s thesis on the experiences of changes in professional identity in internationally educated social workers who had immigrated to Québec. Audrey-Anne is presently studying for a doctorate in Sociology at l’Université du Québec in Montréal, Québec, Canada.

Master’s Thesis:

Alice Gérard Tétreault

Alice Gérard Tétreault is a Master’s student of the School of Social Work at l’Université de Montréal in Québec, Canada. She is a research assistant with this project.

Marie-Joelle Robichaud

Marie-Joelle Robichaud organized the Knowledge Exchange Forum in Montréal. Marie-Joelle is currently a doctoral student and lecturer in the School of Social Work at l’Université de Montréal in Québec, Canada.