Aimée Pugsley is an MA student in geography at Memorial University under the supervision of Dr. Julia Christensen. She is a part of the At Home in the North partnership as the graduate research assistant for the Governance, Policy and Self-Determination research direction.
Aimée completed her BA (first class honours) in Geography at Durham University in 2019. Her research interests lie in decolonising approaches to northern geography, Indigenous self-government, social determinants of health and wellbeing, and policy and governance. For her Master’s thesis she is working with the K’asho Got’ine Housing Society in Fort Good Hope, NWT and their development of a self-governed housing strategy, examining the governing structures and relationships that are placed to either hinder or promote Indigenous self-government of housing in the Canadian North.