Shannon Hebblethwaite, PhD
Shannon Hebblethwaite is a PERFORM researcher and Associate Professor in the Department of Applied Human Sciences at Concordia University and holds a PhD in Family Relations from the University of Guelph. She is an established qualitative researcher who utilizes a variety of qualitative methods including grounded theory, thematic analysis, narrative analysis, intersectionality-based policy analysis, participatory action research, and photovoice. Her applied research focuses on the impact of leisure on well-being in a variety of contexts, including older adults, first-time mothers, and individuals with disabilities. She is the Director of engAGE: Concordia’s Centre for Research on Aging and the Associate Scientific Director of the Centre for Research and Expertise in Social Gerontology (CREGES).