Faculty

Teaching interests: therapeutic recreation, mental health, facilitation techniques, inclusion and accessibility, wellness and well-being

Kimberly J. Lopez

Assciate 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

Lisbeth Berbary

Associate Professor

Approved master's and doctoral dissertation supervisor

Research interests: Liberatory social theorypractices (critical, feminist, critical race, Black radicalisms, abolition, poststructural, queer, decolonizing/anti-colonialist, post humanist); Qualitative methodologies and decolonizing critiques of inquiry as invasion; Sociopolitical mobilizing/organizing/transformation with/in community; Creative Analytic Practices/Reverse research that extracts from the university towards community liberation