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Assistant Professor, Queen's University, Ontario

Dr. Carver has a PhD in Sociology from Queen's University and MA in Psychology from Carleton University and does intersectional research. The overarching question that guides Dr. Carver's research is 'what are the factors that impact health and well-being in older age?' Dr. Carver's research focus is situated in a One Health perspective. Dr. Carver's research and writing has considered health impacts of gerontechnology, issues around privacy and surveillance as well as the exploration the effects of the human-animal bond on human health and well-being and on the reciprocal interaction between humans and farmed, wild, abandoned and/or feral non-human animal populations. Dr. Carver has taught at Queen's University since 2015 and also studies the impact of learning strategies and content delivery methods on student outcomes. Dr. Carver was a Post Doctoral Fellow with the SSHRC-funded Ageing + Communication + Technologies (ACT) from July 2017 to June 2019.

Experience

  • 2017–present
    Adjunct assistant professor, Queen's University, Ontario
  • 2020–2021
    Privacy and Ethics Officer, Centre for Advanced Computing
  • 2017–2019
    Postdoctoral fellow, Queen's University, Ontario
  • 2015–2017
    Teaching Fellow, Queen's University, Ontario

Education

  •  
    Carleton University, Honours Bachelor of Arts
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    Queen's University, PhD (Sociology)
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    Carleton University, Masters Degree (Psychology)