Contemporary structuring and negotiation of retirement and later life work
Critical social theory and occupational science
Shaping of occupation in later life, and interconnections between occupation, identity, participation, and well-being
Negotiation of chronic disability (e.g. low vision) and other transitions (e.g. migration) in later life
Disparities in occupational possibilities created through socio-political conditions and forces (e.g. post-secondary education and First Nations youth; work and migrants)
Affiliate member appointment, Women’s Studies and Feminist Research, Western University
Associate member appointment, Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Toronto
Associate Scientist, Lawson Health Research Institute, London Health Sciences Centre and St. Joseph’s Health Care, London, Ontario
Scholarly Practice in Occupational Therapy
Faculty Scholar (2010-2012)
Zur B, Johnson A, Roy E, Laliberte Rudman D & Wells J. (2012). Beyond traditional notions of validity: Selecting appropriate measures for occupational therapy practice. Australian Occupational Therapy Journal, 59, 243-246.
Kothari A, Laliberte Rudman D, Dobbins M, Rouse M, Sibbald S & Edwards N. (2012). The use of tacit and explicit knowledge in public health: A qualitative study. Implementation Science, 7, 20.
Sibbald S, Kothari A, Laliberte Rudman D, Dobbins M, Rouse M & Edwards N. (2012). Partnerships in public health: Lessons for knowledge translation and program planning. Canadian Journal of Nursing Research, 44(1), 94.
Shaw L, Jacobs K, Rudman D, Magalhaes L, Huot S, Prodinger B, Mandich A, Hocking C, Akande V, Backman C, Bossers A, Bragg M, Bryson M, Cowls J, Dale Stine S, Dawe E, Dennhardt S, Dennis D, Foster J, Friesen M, Galheigo S, Gichuri J, Hughes I, Isaac A, Jarus T, Kinsella EA, Klinger L, Leyshon R, Lysaght R, McKay E, Orchard T, Phelan S, Ravenek M, Rebeiro Gruhl K, Robb L, Stadnyk R, Sumsion T & Suto M. (2012). Directions for advancing the study of work transitions in the 21st century. Work: A Journal of Prevention, Assessment and Rehabilitation, 41, 369-377.
Laliberte Rudman D. (2012). Governing through occupation: Shaping expectations and possibilities. In GE Whiteford & C Hocking (Eds.). Occupational science: Society, inclusion and participation, Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, 100-116.
Dennhardt S & Laliberte Rudman D. (2012). When occupation goes ‘wrong’: A critical reflection on risk discourses and their relevance in shaping occupation. In GE Whiteford & C Hocking (Eds.). Occupational science: Society, inclusion and participation, Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, 117-136.