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 "Acquired Tastes: Why Families Eat the Way They Do" (UBC Press, 2015); co-editor of "Neoliberal Governance and Health: Duties, Risks and Vulnerabilities" (MQUP, 2016); co-editor of the forthcoming volume, "Feminist Food Studies: Intersectional Perspectives" (Women's Press) and co-editor of the forthcoming "Messy Eating: Conversations on Animals as Food" (Fordham University Press).
Associate 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
“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