Menu Close

Veronica Escobar Olivo

Research Associate, School of Social Work, Toronto Metropolitan University

Veronica Escobar Olivo is a Research Associate in the School of Social Work at Toronto Metropolitan University. Her current body of research explores the experiences of othering of Latin American and Caribbean youth, specifically in the education, judicial, immigration, and child protection systems, violence against women and children, coloniality, and epistemologies of the South. She has authored and co-authored several articles and chapters, including the co-authored chapter “Latin American youth and belonging at school in Ontario, Canada” (in Youth, Education, and Wellbeing in the Americas; Routledge, 2022).


  • –present
    Research Associate, Toronto Metropolitan University


  • 2019 
    Toronto Metropolitan University, MA in Immigration and Settlement Studies