SIT Graduate Institute

Brattleboro, VT | Washington, DC

Teresa Healy

Chair, Associate Professor
Sustainable Development

Courses Taught


PhD, Carleton University
MA, York University

Teresa Healy
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Teresa Healy earned her doctorate in political science from Carleton University in Ottawa. Her work focuses on social movements’ struggles for equity and community-based sustainability in times of economic crisis. Before coming to SIT, Teresa worked as a senior researcher within the Canadian labor movement and held academic posts in the fields of international political economy and North American integration. Currently, Teresa is involved in an ongoing research project on economic re­structuring and women in northern Canada. She has recently published an article on the Canada-EU free trade agreement and is completing a participatory action research project with immigrant workers whose factory closed suddenly in Ontario. She is also a recording singer-songwriter. Teresa’s book, Gendered Struggles against Globalisation in Mexico, was published by Ashgate in 2008. Her edited collection, The Harper Record, was published in 2008. Healy is an adjunct research professor at the Institute for Political Economy at Carleton University and a research associate at the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.

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