Rae St. Clair BRIDGMAN





RAE ST. CLAIR BRIDGMAN, PhD, MPPI, MCIP
Department of City Planning
Faculty of Architecture
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, Manitoba
Canada
R3T 2N2
tel: 204/474-7179
fax: 204/474-7532
rae.bridgman@ad.umanitoba.ca

Rae St. Clair Bridgman is the Acting Head of the Department of City Planning, at the Faculty of Architecture, University of Manitoba (Winnipeg, Canada). Her ethno-graphic studies of homelessness among women and men in Canada, youth homelessness, and innovative housing models for rehousing the homeless have been published internationally. Her research also explores child-friendly cities.

She is the author of Angel: Homeless in Toronto (In press) and Jimmy Tattoo: Homeless on the Streets of Toronto (In press), StreetCities: Rehousing the Homeless (University of Toronto Press, 2006), Safe Haven: The Story of a Shelter for Homeless Women (University of Toronto Press, 2003), co-author of Braving the Street: The Anthropology of Homelessness (Berghahn Books, 1999), and co-editor of Feminist Fields: Ethnographic Insights (University of Toronto Press, 1999). She has been the recipient of a number of major research grants from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC), and is Co-director of the Winnipeg architecture and planning firm BridgmanCollaborative Architecture.

She is also a practicing visual artist with many arts grants and exhibitions to her name, and the author and illustrator of books for children and young adults. Visit www.raebridgman.ca.

  • Research

child friendly cities
architectural and building toys

participatory planning and design
ethnography
housing and chronic homelessness

Publications
Awards and funding

Feature articles



L I N K S

Child-Friendly Cities


Homelessness in Canada


Literary Tourism

  • Teaching

    planning theory
    research methods
    thesis/practicum preparation
    child friendly cities
    healthy cities