Dionne Co

Dionne Co's research is an ethnographic investigation of shared households as they are formed within the context of Vancouver’s ongoing housing crisis. Beyond academic matters, she has also collaborated in a wide range of community engagement projects, ranging from housing outreach in the Downtown Eastside, to serving on the board of Women Transforming Cities.

Currently, Dionne is a co-researcher on a project called “The Transversality Hub: Towards a new mode of learning for community arts practice,” undertaken in partnership with SFU’s Faculty of Education and the Office of Community Engagement. In her spare time, she enjoys writing, reading, and taking long walks with her dog. 

Previous Education: BA in English and a PBD in Social Policy, Simon Fraser University

Current Program: Master of Urban Studies

Current work: Co-researcher at “The Transversality Hub: Towards a new mode of learning for community arts practice,” in partnership with SFU’s Faculty of Education and the Office of Community Engagement

Research and Urban Interests: An ethnographic investigation of shared households as they are formed within the context of Vancouver’s ongoing housing crisis.

When not studying, she enjoys writing, reading, and taking long walks with her dog. You can read more of her work here.