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 a Professor in the Department of City Planning, at the Faculty of Architecture, University of Manitoba (Winnipeg, Canada). Her ethnographic studies of homelessness among women and men in Canada, youth homelessness, and innovative housing models for rehousing the homeless have been published internationally. Her current research explores child-friendly cities.

 

Research

Keywords
child friendly cities
participatory planning and design
ethnography
housing and chronic homelessness
literary tourism and children's books

Publications
Awards and funding
Feature articles



L I N K S

Child-Friendly Cities


Homelessness in Canada


Literary Tourism

Rae St. Clair Bridgman is the author of 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 a founding member of BridgmanCollaborative Architecture and part of the Child Friendly Winnipeg collective.

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

Courses taught
planning theory
research methods
thesis preparation
child-friendly cities
health and community design
housing and urban revitalization