Tiger Hills

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Migration Studies (2020 cohort)

Tiger’s DPhil examines the intersection between displacement, law, urban governance, and public space. With a focus on the Downtown Eastside neighbourhood in Vancouver, she engages archival and qualitative methods to conduct community-based research. Her thesis spans themes of social and environmental (in)justice, homelessness, migration, Indigeneity and urban policy.

Tiger is a co-founder of the Spatial Action Lab, a research collaborative which facilitates participatory workshops and knowledge exchange between University and local stakeholders around issues related to spatial injustice in Oxford. Tiger holds an MSc with distinction in Migration Studies from the University of Oxford, where she was awarded the Examiner's Prize for highest overall achievement. Before this, Tiger completed a BA in Geography from the University of Oxford and was a Geography teacher at a secondary school in North-East London.