Priscilla Ferrazzi is a lawyer and an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine at the University of Alberta in Edmonton. She spent more than a decade practising law as an Assistant Crown Attorney with the Ministry of the Attorney General of Ontario and several years as a “fly-in” Crown for the Public Prosecution Service of Canada in the Arctic territory of Nunavut. Priscilla has a Master of Laws, a PhD in Rehabilitation Science, and completed a post-doctoral fellowship under the mentorship of Dr. Kue Young, Dean of the School of Public Health, University of Alberta. Priscilla’s program of research, which has been repeatedly recognized by Tri-council, foundation and government funding, was awarded the 2015 Outstanding Health Science Thesis Award and received a nomination for the Governor General’s Academic Gold Medal at Queen’s University. Priscilla is a member of the Law Society of Ontario and the Law Society of Nunavut.
SSHRC Insight Development Grant: Problem-solving courts and protective factors in the Arctic: An approach to integrating Inuit values and Canadian criminal courts to improve justice outcomes for young Inuit males
The Law Foundation of Ontario, Access to Justice – Indigenous Peoples’ Legal Needs: An applied rehabilitation and justice research project to generate knowledge in support of a future Wellness Court and related cross-sectoral initiatives
These research projects engage research assistants trained in the spring 2017 research workshop series in the Canadian Arctic
Ferrazzi, P., Jalovcic, D. & Tagalik, S. (2017). Reciprocal Inuit/Graduate Student Research Training in the Canadian Arctic. Arviat Workshop Series. Edmonton, Alberta: University of Alberta.