Faculty Profile

Dr. Victoria Esses

Dr. Victoria Esses




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519-661-2111 x84650
SSC 6222

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Victoria Esses (PhD, University of Toronto) is Professor of Psychology and Director of the Network for Economic and Social Trends and of the Centre for Research on Migration and Ethnic Relations at Western University. She is Principal Investigator of the Pathways to Prosperity Partnership – a national alliance of university, community and government partners dedicated to fostering welcoming communities and promoting the integration of immigrants in Canada. Her research focuses on immigration policy and practice, including public attitudes toward immigration and cultural diversity; promising practices in settlement and integration; factors promoting the settlement and integration of immigrants; and the measurement of community welcome-ability, immigrant needs and immigrant outcomes. Victoria is a Fellow of the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research.