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Dr. Jessica Penney

Research Associate

Dr. Jessica Penney is a Nunatsiavut Inuk PhD Researcher in Sociology at the University of Glasgow in Scotland. Her family is from Rigolet, Labrador and Carbonear, Newfoundland, and she was raised in Iqaluit. Jessica’s research focuses on the wellbeing and social impacts of the Muskrat Falls hydroelectric project, and how these issues are linked to global structures. She has a Master’s in Global Health,  is a graduate of Pearson College UWC, and a Commonwealth Scholar. Jessica is a Research Associate at Qaujigiartiit; in this role she works remotely on primary and secondary research and analysis, writing research reports, and represents Qaujigiartiit on several research-related committees.