Dr. Hynie is a faculty member in the Department of Psychology and the Centre for Refugee Studies at York University. Dr. Hynie’s research focuses on the development and evaluation of interventions that can strengthen social and institutional relationships to improve health and well-being in different cultural, political, and physical environments. She is particularly interested in social integration and inclusion in situations of social conflict or forced migration. Her work in Canada, Rwanda, Kenya, India, and Nepal has been funded by Grand Challenges Canada, the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada. She is a past-President of the Canadian Association of Refugee and Forced Migration Studies (CARFMS).