Stephen Gaetz

Dr. Stephen Gaetz is a Professor in the Faculty of Education at York University, in Toronto Canada. He is a leading scholar on homelessness, and is director of the Canadian Observatory on Homelessness at York University as well as the Scientific Director of the newly established Making the Shift – Youth Homelessness Social Innovation Lab. He focuses his efforts on working in collaboration with partners in order to conduct research and mobilize this knowledge so as to have a greater impact on solutions to homelessness.

Stephen has played a leading international role in knowledge mobilization and homelessness research through the Homeless Hub. In 2017 he was awarded the Member of the Order of Canada.

Dr. Stephen Gaetz CM
Professor, York University, Toronto Canada
President, Canadian Observatory on Homelessness/Homeless Hub
Scientific Director, Making the Shift – Youth Homelessness Social Innovation Lab