Natalie Folster, PhD

Project Coordinator

Honorary Research Associate

Natalie Folster

Natalie Folster is an Honorary Research Associate in the Faculty of Business. She holds a Ph.D. in Development Studies from the London School of Economics, and is a graduate of the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs (M.A. Development Studies) at Carleton University, and UNB (B.A.; B.Ed).

Dr. Folster spent nine years working in government, as a policy analyst at the Canadian International Development Agency, and then for the Government of New Brunswick on tourism sector development and cultural policy. She has also conducted research and policy evaluations for various international organizations.

Dr. Folster's area of interest is economic development policy and planning. At UNB, she has been involved in research at the Urban and Community Studies Institute in addition to teaching courses in public policy and global issues. She is currently serving as Project Coordinator in the Faculty of Business.

Working papers

  • Y. Bourgeois & N. Folster with A. Pollock. Road Worriers: The Costs of Car Dependence in New Brunswick. Saint John: Institute of Urban and Community Studies, University of New Brunswick, August 2014.
  • Natalie Folster and Yves Bourgeois. New Brunswick Then and Now 1961 – 2011, UCSI Working Paper. Saint John: Institute of Urban and Community Studies, University of New Brunswick, October 2013.

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