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SSHRC IDG awarded 2018: The research seeks to disrupt settler, colonial, race-based understandings of the Métis-as-mixed and as victims of fragmented social geographies, by applying a place-based analysis of Métis peoplehood. Drawing on methods from Archaeology, History, Women's Studies, and...
SSHRC IDG awarded 2018. This study aims to answer the question: ‘How has the illicit introduction of opioid fentanyl and its ‘analogues’ such as carfentanyl, altered life in Alberta’s prisons? In Canada's opioid crisis, prisons end up housing a disproportionate number of the marginalized and...
Evaluation of assistive technology resources for access to hands-on activities by students with disabilities, and assistive technology teamsDownload
PEG funded in 2018: two in-depth case studies will evaluate use of Lego Mindstorm robots and teaching materials developed specifically for these as math aids, by students with hand-based disabilities, their teachers, and Assistive Technology team. Quantitative data collected will include 1)...
SSHRC IDG funded in 2018: Gay-Straight Alliances are a recent development in Canadian schools. These student-led clubs aim to promote positive youth development. They, and the recent legislation enabling them, are controversial. There is a need for research on the roles and effects of GSAs. This...
Integrating social science, Indigenous, and local knowledge into park management, planning and policy makingDownload
SSHRC Partnership Development grant awarded 2018: Globally, most park agencies have little capacity to produce in-house social science or ecological research, or conduct meaningful knowledge exchange with Indigenous and local communities. The goal of this project is to enhance the generation and...
Psychosocial Adaptation & Integration of Syrian Refugee Communities Using Community Learning Empowerment GroupsDownload
SSHRC IG funded in 2018. The study builds on two exploratory community-based, participatory research (CBPR) projects with Syrian refugees. Guided by CBPR, and using ethnographic data collection and analysis methods, we examine the psychosocial adaption and integration of 8 diverse Syrian refugee...
Matching goals and outcomes of park interpretation using the Theory of Planned Behaviour: A case study of Alberta's Provincial ParksDownload
SSHRC Insight grant awarded 2017: The project aims to determine the short- and long-term outcomes of interpretive programs in Alberta's provincial parks, the factors influencing those outcomes, and the consistency of outcomes with staff perceptions of provincial goals, policies, and strategies....
Autonomous Mothers and Social Policy: How the CCTB, UCCB, and Alberta Child Care Subsidies Govern Women's Autonomy in MotherhoodDownload
Liberalism’s conceit is the separation of the private from the public sphere, a conceit that, in turn, supports a common sense in which families are understood to be private entities that exist outside the purview of the state. And yet, Canadian income support programs clearly demonstrate the...
Insight Grant funded in 2017. the world of the present is a 'Petroculture', where cultural, economic, ideological, legal and political relationships --locally and globally-- have been shaped by oil and its networks of power. Energy transition demands social transformation. This research is...
ABSTRACT Objectives The objectives of this study were (1) to determine the association between geographic location of residence and recovery from work-related MSK injury in workers’ compensation claimants; and (2) to determine whether the association between geographic location of residence and...