Dr. Edda Bild joined the Institute in July 2023 as a project coordinator, working with Dr. Basak Yanar on a project looking at the workplace safety of newcomers to Canada in the context of increasing linguistic and cultural diversity in the workplace. Edda completed her PhD at the Faculty of Social and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Amsterdam in 2019. Prior to her PhD, she trained in sociology and political sciences and holds a joint master’s degree in international migration and social cohesion. Before joining IWH, she worked for four years as a postdoctoral fellow and lead soundscape researcher and educator in the Sounds in the City team at McGill University.
Edda is a qualitative researcher with experience working on public health, with a focus on the everyday experiences of diverse urban populations and a broader interest in knowledge transfer and public outreach and education.