Congratulations Professor Fran Klodawsky on being awarded the 2016 Jan Monk Service Award!
This award is named in honour of past-President of the AAG, Jan Monk, and recognizes a geographer who has made an outstanding service contribution to women in geography and/or feminist geography.
Nominated by many students and scholars, Professor Fran Klodawsky, was chosen by The Geographic Perspectives on Women (GPOW) Specialty Group of the AAG for this award. The GPOW promotes geographic research and education on topics relating to women and gender.
Dr. Klodawsky is a Full Professor in the Department of Geography and Environmental Studies at Carleton University.
Her areas of expertise include: public policy and social inclusion/exclusion in cities, especially in relation to housing, and feminist perspectives on cities, on community organizing, on housing and on homelessness. Her work utilizes both quantitative and qualitative methods within a collaborative, community-based framework.
Currently (June 2012-16), she is the Principal Investigator of a SSHRC funded project titled “Intersectionality in Practice: Feminist Theory and Urban Governance”, and she also led a previous SSHRC funded study (May 2008-12), titled “Learning Through Difference”. Fran Klodawsky is Secretary to the Board of Women in Cities International. She is also an Academic Advisor to the Steering Committee of City for All Women Initiative in Ottawa.