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Jacqueline Sohn

Postdoctoral Fellow

Jacqueline Sohn is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Canadian Observatory on Homelessness (COH), specializing in scaling social innovation for at-risk youth. She holds a PhD in educational policy from the University of Toronto/OISE. Her research interests include evidence use in public policymaking, cross-sector collaboration and community-based prevention and intervention initiatives – all towards more equitable educational opportunities and outcomes for low SES students. She has instructed graduate courses in policy analysis and engaged scholarship and has researched and published in the areas of knowledge mobilization, the use of evidence in public policymaking and teacher professionalism. Prior to beginning her postdoc, she served in a provincial project coordination and policy role at the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care.

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