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

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

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

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

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