Léa Ravensbergen , Human Geography PhD Student

Lea_Ravensbergen

Home Campus:
U o f T Mississauga

PhD:
Re-Examining the Gender Gap in Cycling: Perspectives from Feminist Geography

Other Degrees:
MA Human Geography, Collaborative in Environment and Health, University of Toronto (2015)

BSc Environmental Science (honours), Ecological Determinants of Health: Population, McGill University (2012)

Honours & Awards:
Joseph-Armand Bombardier CGS Doctoral Scholarship (2016 - 2019)

Jacques May Thesis Prize: Masters Level (2016)
Presented to the top thesis submitted to the AAG’s Health and Medical Geography Specialty Group

Master’s Thesis Award in Transportation Geography (2016)
Presented to the top thesis submitted to the AAG’s Transportation Geography’s Specialty Group

Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarship in Science & Technology (2015 - 2016)

Canadian Institutes of Health Research: Masters Award (2014 - 2015)

Ontario Graduate Scholarship (2014-2015): Declined

RBC Scholarship (2015)

Supervisor(s):
Dr. Ron Buliung

Contact Information:

Email: lea.ravensbergen@mail.utoronto.ca

Office – UTM: DV3207

Office – St-George: SS617a

Research Interests:

  • Cycling
  • Critical mobilities
  • Feminist urban geography
  • Embodiment
  • Health inequalities
  • Migration
  • GIS

Selected Publications:

Fem-Mentee Collective: Alison L. Bain, Rachael Baker, Nicole Laliberté, Alison Milan, William J. Payne, Léa Ravensbergen & Dima Saad (2017): Emotional masking and spillouts in the neoliberalized university: a feminist geographic perspective on mentorship, Journal of Geography in Higher Education, 4, 1-18. DOI: 10.1080/03098265.2017.1331424

Ravensbergen, L., Buliung, R., Wilson, K., Faulkner, G. (2016). Socioeconomic Inequalities in Children’s Accessibility to Food Retailing: Examining the Roles of Mobility and Time. Social Science & Medicine, 153, 81-89.

Ravensbergen, L., Buliung, R., Wilson, K., Faulkner, G. (2016). Socioeconomic Discrepancies in Children’s Access to Physical Activity Facilities: An Activity Space Analysis.  The Transportation Research Records: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, DOI: 10.3141/2598-02

Research Clusters:
Transportation