Researcher Database

Name Location

Carla Rice

carlar@uoguelph.ca
MINS 231B, 50 Stone Road East
Guelph, Ontario
519-824-4120 x5
https://www.uoguelph.ca/family/people/family-relations-and-human-development/dr-carla-rice
University of Guelph
Associate Professor - Canada Research Chair, Care, Gender, and Relationships (Tier II)
Department: Department of Family Relations & Applied Nutrition

Languages:

  • English

Communities:

  • Bisexual/omnisexual/pansexual women
  • Lesbians
  • People living with disabilities
  • Racialized Communities/Communities of Colour
  • Trans men
  • Trans women
  • Two Spirit People
  • Youth
  • Indigenous people;

Expertise:

  • Community-based or Participatory/Action research
  • Focus groups
  • Interviews
  • Policy analysis or development
  • Qualitative data analysis
  • Research design
  • Research proposal development
  • Research synthesis
  • Surveys
  • Arts-informed research

Topic:

  • Access to care
  • Ageing
  • Body image
  • Chronic disease
  • Disabilities & Ableism
  • Discrimination
  • Lesbian health
  • Mental health
  • Race/Racism/Racialization
  • Schools/Education
  • Sexuality
  • Youth issues
  • Biopedagogies, Urban Aboriginal education, Building Inuit Cultural Voice;

Available to Mentor:

  • Community-based researchers
  • Doctoral students
  • Masters students
  • New researchers

Current Interest in LGBTQ Research

In her research, Dr. Rice's focuses on embodiment and bodily difference. Specifically, she has explored queer people's experiences in health care; how people experience stigma when negotiating fertility treatment; stigma around fat, with a particular focus on queer and trans communities; and mobilizing new meanings of disability and difference. Dr. Rice engages in arts-informed research, aiming to surface subjugated experiences that may be difficult to put into stories.

Experience with LGBTQ Research

In her research, Dr. Rice's focuses on embodiment and bodily difference. Specifically, she has explored queer people's experiences in health care; how people experience stigma when negotiating fertility treatment; stigma around fat, with a particular focus on queer and trans communities; and mobilizing new meanings of disability and difference. Dr. Rice engages in arts-informed research, aiming to surface subjugated experiences that may be difficult to put into stories.