Paul is a research consultant at Taylor Newberry Consulting. His research interests include food security, poverty reduction, mental health and wellbeing, and the 2SLGBTQIA+ community. Paul has conducted quantitative, qualitative, and mixed-methods research in various areas, including transgender and gender non-conforming identity, 2SLGBTQIA+ inclusion, refugee acculturation, student mental health and wellbeing, and food security. Paul completed his master’s degree at the University of Guelph in the Applied Social Psychology program. He examined the process that transgender and gender non-conforming folks undergo when they have changed their name socially or legally. Paul has also worked at the Research Shop at the Community Engaged Scholarship Institute, conducting program evaluations for community partners that make a meaningful contribution to Guelph and Wellington County food security. Paul is passionate about community-engaged research because he believes it is a meaningful and practical way to combine his love of research and community building. Paul hopes his knowledge can contribute to helping community partners who want to improve the lives of their community members. You can connect with Paul here.