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)
Huot, S., Laliberte Rudman, D., Dodson, B. & Magalhaes, L. (2013). Expanding policy-based conceptualizations of successful integration: Negotiating integration through occupational engagement. Journal of Occupational Science, 20(1), 6-22.
Johansson, K., Laliberte Rudman, D., Mondaca, M., Park, M., Luborsky, M., Josephsson, S. & Asaba, E. (2013). Moving beyond aging-in-place to understand migration and aging: Place making and the centrality of occupation. Journal of Occupational Science, 20(2), 108-119.
Laliberte Rudman, D. (2013). Critical discourse analysis: Adding a political dimension to inquiry. M.P. Cutchin & V.A. Dickie, eds., Transactional Perspectives on Occupation. New York: Springer, 169-181.
Laliberte Rudman, D. & Huot, S. (2013). Conceptual insights for expanding thinking regarding the situated nature of occupation. M.P. Cutchin & V.A. Dickie, eds., Transactional perspectives on Occupation. New York: Springer, 51-64.
McGrath, C. & Laliberte Rudman, D. (2013). Factors that influence the occupational engagement of older adults with low vision: A scoping review. British Journal of Occupational Therapy, 76(5), 234-241.
Prodinger, B., Shaw, L., Laliberte Rudman, D. & Townsend, E. (2012). Arthritis-related occupational therapy: Making invisible ruling relation visible using institutional ethnography. British Journal of Occupational Therapy. 75(10), 463-470.
Zur, B., Laliberte Rudman, D., Johnson, A., Roy, E. & Wells, J. (2013). Components of cognitive competence predictive of occupational competence in persons with dementia: A Delphi study. Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy, 80(2), 71-81.