Kristy Buccieri is an Assistant Professor of Health Sociology at Trent University in Peterborough, Ontario. She conducts research on the intersections of health and homelessness, with special interests in youth, public health, and socio-spatial dimensions. Her training is inter-disciplinary in nature, consisting of an undergraduate degree in Sociology and Psychology (University of Ottawa), M.A. in Sociology (Carleton University) and Ph.D. in Education (York University). Kristy worked with the Voices against Violence project for a year as a Post-Doctoral Fellow, and assisted a group of homeless youth in creating the free mobile app, Supporting and Assisting Youth.
Kristy has presented her research at national and international conferences and published in peer-reviewed journals, such as Public Health Ethics and Canadian Public Policy. She has also published two edited books entitled, Youth Homelessness in Canada: Implications for Policy and Practice, and Body Tensions: Beyond Corporeality in Time and Space.