Lisa Carver

Lisa Carver

Professor Lisa Carver
Professor Lisa Carver

Lisa Carver, Assistant Professor, School of Kinesiology & Health Studies, Queen's University, Canada

I have a PhD in Sociology and MA in Psychology.  My training and research are focused in the areas of Health (particularly the social justice, equity and health and illness) Aging and Gender.  I am also interested in the human-animal bond and well-being. At a personal level, and in my primary research, I believe that we need to take a stand when we see the need for change.  As a result, my research follows my interests and concerns, exploring dynamics of power, inequalities and social justice in understanding the impacts of illness, gender, education, ethnicity and socioeconomic level on various stages of the lifecourse.

Telephone: 
613-533-6000 x75434

SSC Seminar Series: Lisa Carver (School of Kinesiology and Health Studies, Queen's University)

GeronTechnology, Surveillance and Privacy

Wednesday, November 21 2018, 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm

Mackintosh Corry Hall D411

Abstract:

Apps in wearable technology such as fitbits and smart watches, and phones, are used to collect small pieces of health data such as pulse, heart rate and regularity as well as information including health related appointments and health related products purchased. Like...