Alexa Carson is a PhD candidate in the Department of Sociology at the University of Toronto. She has a Master’s in International Development Studies from Dalhousie University and is the co-author of a book exploring youth homelessness in Canada.
Alexa’s current SSHRC-funded dissertation research examines family care for Latin American and Caribbean seniors in Toronto, Canada. Alexa’s article, “A Pressure Release Valve: South Korean Long-Term Care Policy as Supplemental to Family Elder Care,” was recently published in the Journal of Aging & Social Policy. She was awarded the 2023 Margaret Clark best graduate student paper prize by the Association for Anthropology, Gerontology and the Life Course (AAGE).
Alexa is the lead RA for the Canada team in the Care Economies in Context Project.
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17 January 2022