Dr. Jessie-Lee McIsaac
Building research partnerships to support child well-being in Nova Scotia
Dr. Jessie-Lee McIsaac is an Assistant Professor and Tier II Canada Research Chair in Early Childhood: Diversity and Transitions with the Faculty of Education and Department of Child and Youth Study at Mount Saint Vincent University. McIsaac uses an engaged scholarship approach- working with community, policy makers and engaging family participants- to co-produce research that mobilizes knowledge and experiences for and with marginalized families to inform policy and practice. McIsaac completed a post-doctoral fellowship funded by KT Canada and the Canadian Cancer Society that included an embedded placement within the provincial government focused on knowledge mobilization within school policy interventions.
- Define research partnerships through integrated knowledge translation and engaged scholarship approaches
- Describe contextual factors that influence research partnerships
- Identify ways to support research partnerships