Leisure, health and well-being researcher profiles

Karla Boluk

Karla Boluk

Associate 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

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

Kelsey Johansen

Kelsey Johansen

Lecturer

Approved master's committee member

Research interests: narratives produced by and for tourists/recreationists, the transmission of inter-cultural knowledge and sustainability practices, host and guest interactions, the phenomenological experience of tourism, recreation and leisure, and rural community tourism development.

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

Approved master's and doctoral dissertation supervisor

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

Steven E. Mock

Steven E. Mock

Associate Professor

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

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