Lisbeth Berbary

Lisbeth Berbary

Associate Professor

Approved master's and doctoral dissertation supervisor

Research interests: social change; inclusivity and equity; interconnections among race, class, gender, ability, sexuality, status; improvisational qualitative methodologies; arts-based and creative analytic practices; macro social theories (ie. critical, critical race, feminism(s), post-structural, queer, post-humanism); bisexual/pansexual erasure and biphobia

Karla Boluk

Karla Boluk

Assistant Professor

Approved master's and doctoral dissertation supervisor


Research interests: ethical consumption, fair trade, corporate social responsibility, social entrepreneurship, volunteer tourism

Sherry Dupuis

Sherry L. Dupuis

Professor, Associate Chair for Graduate Studies

Approved master's and doctoral dissertation supervisor


Research interests: culture change in long-term care; dementia and dementia care; leisure, aging and care; leisure, health and wellness; arts-based research; participatory action research

Leeann Ferries

Leeann Ferries

Continuing Lecturer, Associate Dean Undergraduate Studies

Approved master's committee member

Research interests: therapeutic recreation, evidence-based practice, leisure and persons with disabilities, leisure and mental health

Troy Glover

Troy D. Glover

Professor, Department Chair

Approved master's and doctoral dissertation supervisor

Research interests: urban recreation, place meanings, social capital development, grassroots organizing, and narrative inquiry

Bryan Grimwood

Bryan S. R. Grimwood

Associate Professor
Approved master's and doctoral dissertation supervisor


Research interests: geographies of nature-based travel; tourism, outdoor recreation, and leisure; tourism ethics and environmental responsibility; arctic tourism, livelihoods, and special places; community-based participatory research; experiential education and outdoor learning

Corey Johnson

Corey W. Johnson

Professor

Approved master's and doctoral dissertation supervisor

Research interests: dominant and non-dominant relations in leisure contexts, inclusive recreation and disability, masculinity, sexual and gender identity, activism and anti-hegemonic volunteering, cultural and digital media, qualitative methods - ethnography, collective memory and creative analytic practice

Kimberly Lopez

Kimberly J. Lopez

Assistant Professor

Research interests:  narrative inquiry; participatory action research; community engagement; qualitative methods and methodologies; critical social theories; caring and care work; leisure, wellness, well-being, and health; inclusive/therapeutic recreation and leisure; leisure, aging, and later life; difference and marginalization; digital storytelling, body mapping, photo-elicitation and photo voice, digital, arts-based methods and representation

Heather L. Mair

Heather L. Mair

Professor

Approved master's and doctoral dissertation supervisor

Research interests: leisure, tourism and sport policy development; food and leisure; the politics of tourism and rural development; leisure, tourism, sport and community development; critical and qualitative inquiry

Dr. Ron McCarville

Ron E. McCarville

Professor

Approved master's and doctoral dissertation supervisor

Research interests: marketing, management, consumer behaviour, persuasion, service quality

Katie Misener

Katie Misener

Associate Professor

Approved master's and doctoral dissertation supervisor

Research interests: nonprofit management, organizational capacity, community sport organizations, sport and social capital, social responsibility through sport, service-learning

Steven E. Mock

Steven E. Mock

Associate Professor, Associate Chair for Undergraduate Studies

Approved master's and doctoral dissertation supervisor

Research interests: lifespan development, sexual minority development, leisure as a coping resource, social nature of coping and decision-making, retirement planning

Diana Parry

Diana C. Parry

Professor and Associate Vice-President Human Rights, Equity and Inclusion

Approved master's and doctoral dissertation supervisor

Research interests: women's leisure, gender, health and well-being, qualitative inquiry, feminist theory

Luke Potwarka

Luke R. Potwarka

Associate Professor

Approved master's and doctoral dissertation supervisor

Research interests: consumer behaviour related to sport events, exploring the role of mega-sport events in the promotion of physical activity and sport participation, exploring commercial and tourism-related responses to mega-sport events, cognitive function and leisure/sport participation

Zara Rafferty

Zara Rafferty

Continuing Lecturer

Approved master's committee member

Research interests: leisure and the arts, qualitative inquiry, inclusion in leisure contexts, experiential education, child and youth leisure

Bryan Smale

Bryan Smale

Professor

Approved master's and doctoral dissertation supervisor

Research interests: leisure, health, and well-being of individuals and communities; social indicators research; spatial analysis of leisure and well-being; time use allocation

Ryan Snelgrove

Ryan Snelgrove

Assistant Professor

Approved master's and doctoral dissertation supervisor

Research interests: organizational change; organizational theory; social change; social innovation and impact; youth sport; sport development.

Laura Wood

Laura Wood

Assistant Professor

Approved master's and doctoral dissertation supervisor

Research interests: consumer behaviour of sport participation; sport marketing; spectatorship; tourism; event manangement.