Dr. Power has taught HLTH 101, Social Determinants of Health, at Queen's University for 15 years. She also teaches courses in food systems, fat studies, and qualitative research methods. She uses sociological theory and qualitative research methods to explore social, cultural, political and symbolic aspects of food, poverty and public health.
Dr. Power is the co-author of "The Case for Basic Income: Freedom, Security, Justice" (BTL, 2021) and co-author of "Acquired Tastes: Why Families Eat the Way They Do" (UBC Press, 2015). She is co-editor of "Neoliberal Governance and Health: Duties, Risks and Vulnerabilities" (MQUP, 2016); "Feminist Food Studies: Intersectional Perspectives" (Women's Press, 2019) and "Messy Eating: Conversations on Animals as Food" (Fordham University Press, 2019).
Professor, Queen's University
University of Toronto, Public Health Sciences
University of Guelph, Applied Human Nutrition
University of Ottawa, Biochemistry
Mount Saint Vincent University, Sociology
“I don’t want to say I’m broke”: Student experiences of food insecurity at Queen’s University, Canadian Food Studies
The Case for Basic Income: Freedom, Security, Justice, Between the Lines Press
“It’s not a food issue; it’s an income issue”: using Nutritious Food Basket costing for health equity advocacy, Canadian Journal of Public Health
Canada’s missed opportunity to implement publicly funded school meal programs in the 1940s , Critical Public Health
“Aboriginal isn't just about what was before, it's what's happening now:” Perspectives of Indigenous peoples on the foods in their contemporary diets, Canadian Food Studies
Should Canadian Health Promoters Support a Food Stamp-style Program to Address Food Insecurity?, Health Promotion International
Canadian Association for Food Studies
Canadian Public Health Association
Association for the Study of Food and Society and Society