Carrie Anne Marshall, PhD


Assistant Professor
School of Occupational Therapy 

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
  • Enabling health and social equity among persons living with mental illness
  • Social inclusion and belonging among persons living with mental illness
  • Time use of persons living with serious mental illness
  • Psychosocial impacts of boredom and meaningful activity engagement
  • Qualitative and mixed methods research

Additional Information

Recent Publications

  • Marshall, C., Davidson, A., Li, A., Gewurtz, G., Roy, L., Barbic, S., Kirsh, B., & Lysaght, R. (2018). Boredom & meaningful activity engagement among adults experiencing homelessness. The Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy, Accepted.
  • McIntosh, E., Sohrabi, A., Marshall, C. (2018). Boredom in psychiatric in-patient settings: A scoping review. Under Review.
  • Marshall, C., Nalder, E., Colquhoun, H., Lenton, E., Dawson, D., Hansen, M., & Bottari, C. (2018). Decreasing caregiver burden in traumatic brain injury: A scoping review. Under Review.
  • Marshall, C. A., Lysaght, R., & Krupa, T. (2018). Occupational transition in the process of becoming housed following chronic homelessness.Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy, 85(1), 33-45. DOI: 10.1177/0008417417723351
  • Roy, L., Vallée, C., Kirsh, B. H., Marshall, C. A., Marval, R., & Low, A. (2017). Occupation-based practices and homelessness: A scoping review. Canadian journal of occupational therapy, 84(2), 98-110. DOI: 10.1177/0008417416688709
  • Marshall, C. A., Lysaght, R., & Krupa, T. (2017). The experience of occupational engagement of chronically homeless persons in a mid-sized urban context. Journal of Occupational Science, 24(2), 165-180. DOI: 10.1080/14427591.2016.1277548
  • Marshall, C. A., & Rosenberg, M. W. (2014). Occupation and the process of transition from homelessness. Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy, 81(5), 330-338. DOI: 10.1177/0008417414548573
  • Lysaght., R., Sparring, C., Ouellette-Kuntz, H., Marshall, C. (2011). Injury incidence and patterns in workers with intellectual disabilities: A comparative study. Journal of Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities, 36(4), 280-284. DOI: 10.3109/13668250.2011.625927
  • Marshall, C., Medves, J., Docherty, D., & Paterson, M. (2011). Interprofessional jargon: How is it exclusionary? Cultural determinants of language use in health care practice. Journal of Interprofessional Care, p.1-2. DOI: 10.3109/13561820.2011.597891

Research Affiliations

  • Canadian Society of Occupational Science, Board of Directors
  • Ontario Society of Occupational Therapists, Psychotherapy Committee Co-Chair
  • Global Minds Institute


  • 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
  • Teaching Assistant Award of Excellence, Queen’s University 2012-2013