Paula Negron

Paula Negron

Ph.D.
associate professor with the Université de Montréal (UdeM)

Paula Negron is an associate professor with the Université de Montréal (UdeM) School of Urban Planning and Landscape Architecture. She has a multidisciplinary background with bachelor’s degree in architecture, a master’s degree in urban planning and a doctorate in environmental planning design. She specializes in the relationships between urban structures and day-to-day mobility, with a particular focus on issues of spatial accessibility in suburban areas from a spatial equity and person-environment relationship perspective. She is an active member of several research teams, including UdeM’s Observatoire Ivanhoé Cambridge de développement urbain et immobilier and Concordia University’s VIES – Vieillissements, exclusions sociales et solidarités teams. Her current research focuses on the challenges faced by older people aging in suburban areas and medium-sized cities.