Catherine Leviten-Reid

Associate Professor, Community Economic Development

Dr. Catherine Leviten-Reid is an Associate Professor in the MBA in Community Economic Development program. Dr. Leviten-Reid does research on housing, community development, the social economy, and social care. Her work has been published in journals including the Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly, Community Development, and VOLUNTAS: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations. She is currently leading two research projects on affordable housing, one in partnership with Cape Breton Community Housing Association and the second with organizations and universities across the country. Dr. Leviten-Reid obtained a Ph.D. (University of Wisconsin-Madison) and was a postdoctoral fellow at the Centre for the Study of Co-operatives at the University of Saskatchewan. She teaches courses in business and community development and research methods. In 2018, Dr. Leviten-Reid was awarded the Gold Roof Award for Housing Research Excellence by the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation.


affordable housing, community development, non-profit organizations