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Areas of Expertise: Family sociology; Breastfeeding discourse; Parenting ideology; Work/family conflict
Biography: Academic Interests: family and gender, childhood, historical sociology, research methods. …
Associate Professor, Kinesiology & Physical Education
Areas of Expertise: Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD); Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS); Parents of children with cancer; Caregiving; Spirituality and health; Quality of life; Disability; Autism; Adapted physical activity and programming; Chronic illness; Breast cancer and the family; Phenomenology; Lived experience; Narrative research
Biography: My academic interests cover the areas of disability, chronic illness, caregiving, therapeutic recreation, adapted activity, and qualitative research. Through the use of qualitative research methods, I attempt to understand the experiences of having a…
Professor, wlu.ca/history Series Editor, Studies in Childhood and Family in Canada: wlupress.wlu.ca
Areas of Expertise: Gender, class and family; Parenting roles, infant care and childrearing; Social welfare and social policy regarding children and families; Health policy, education and care; Maternity, infants, children and adolescents; The culture of childhood and adolescence in Canada; Adolescents and popular culture in 20th century Canada; The modernization of Canadian families; Canadian families during the Great Depression; The development of industrial hygiene/occupational health programs in Canada during the 20th century;
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Dean, Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
Areas of Expertise: Adult development and aging; Intergenerational family relationships; Gambling
Biography: Joan E. Norris is Dean of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies and Professor of Psychology. She has studied and taught adult development for nearly 30 years and has published widely in the field. She has a special interest in successful aging and…
Areas of Expertise: Professional ethics; Family therapy; Family Experiences with Child Protection; Family and couple relationships
Biography: I taught couple and family therapy in the Marriage and Family Therapy program at the University of Guelph for sixteen years prior to coming to FSW in January 1999. My research, theoretical interests, and publications are in the following areas:…
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