Leisure and social justice researcher profiles

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

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

Bryan Grimwood

Bryan S. R. Grimwood

Associate Professor; Associate Chair for Graduate Studies
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

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, anti-racist, anti-sexist, and heteronormative 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

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

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

Diana Parry.

Diana C. Parry

Professor

Approved master's and doctoral dissertation supervisor

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

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