Carrie Anne Marshall, PhD


Assistant Professor

Room 2533, Elborn College
519 661-2111 x88956 


  • PhD Rehabiltation Science (Queen's)
  • MScOT (Queen's)
  • BA Psychology (Vancouver Island University)

Supervising Graduate Students

  • Yes

Research Interests

  • Homelessness and poverty experienced by individuals living with mental illness and/or substance use difficulties
  • Enabling health equity among persons living with mental illness and/or substance use difficulties
  • Social inclusion and belonging among persons living with mental illness
  • Community integration among individuals experiencing homelessness and/or mental illness/substance use difficulties
  • Time use of persons living with serious mental illness
  • Psychosocial impacts of boredom and meaningful activity engagement
  • Qualitative and mixed methods research
  • Knowledge synthesis strategies including systematic and scoping reviews

Additional Information

Recent Publications

Current Projects

Featured Projects/Publications

  • Marshall, Gewurtz, Roy, Barbic, Lysaght & Kirsh (2018-present). Associations between boredom and meaningful activity engagement and psychosocial well-being during and following homelessness: A mixed-methods, multi-site study (SSHRC funded)
  • Marshall, Oudshoorn, Webster, Astolfi, Collins, Greening, Landry, Panter, Todd & Rudman (2019-present). Designing a model to address the needs of persons with mental illness following homelessness in two urban contexts: A community engagement study (CIHR funded)
  • Marshall, Oudshoorn, Sukhera, Wathen, Collins, Greening & Forchuk (2020-present). Generating an ecological theory to describe the experiences and psychosocial well-being of homeless persons who use methamphetamine: Perspectives of service users and service providers (Funded by an Internal Western University Grant)
  • Marshall, Gewurtz, Barbic, Roy, Lysaght & Kirsh (2018-present). Generating a tool to guide the practice of occupational therapists who support individuals experiencing homelessness (Funded by the Ontario Society of Occupational Therapists)


  • School of Occupational Therapy Excellence in Teaching Award, 2020, Western University
  • Blue Star Award for Excellence in Teaching in the Occupational Therapy Program, Queen’s University, 2018
  • CAOT Clinical Education Award in Occupational Therapy, Queen’s University 2014

Professional Activities

  • Co-chair, National Interest Group on Occupational Therapy and Homelessness
  • Member, Ontario Society of Occupational Therapists Adult Mental Health Team