Policy and Research Analyst
Steven Tomlins joined CASA as Policy and Research Analyst in winter 2020. Prior to CASA, Steven was a Senior Researcher at the Institute on Governance where he participated in governance assessments, strategic planning, evaluations, and conducted research studies that have supported private sector and public sector organizations at the municipal, provincial, and federal level. He has extensive experience supporting governance reviews that were undertaken for the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry, the National Research Council, the First Nations Financial Management Board, and the Privy Council Office’s Innovation Hub. He has also contributed to projects for the Young Lawyers International Program, the Federal Black Employee Caucus, Status of Women Canada, the United Nations Development Programme, and a joint-initiative working group consisting of Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (now Indigenous Services Canada) and the Assembly of First Nations.
Steven completed his Doctorate degree in Religious Studies at the University of Ottawa, and he was a student team member of the Religion and Diversity Project, a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council funded Major Collaborative Research Initiative. He frequently guest lectures at Carleton University and the University of Ottawa on topics pertaining to religion, cultural diversity, identity, and society.