Dr. Barbara Parker

Associate Professor
Graduate Coordinator

Phone Number: 
+1 (807) 343-8010ext. 8792
Office Location: 
RB 2043
Academic Qualifications: 

PhD, Sociology, Charles Sturt University, Australia

MA, Sociology with Specialization in Women’s Studies, Lakehead University

BA, Sociology, University of Manitoba 


At the Undergraduate level, I teach courses across the 3 streams of our programs:

1. Health, Food & the Life Course

2. Social Justice in Northern & Rural Communities, and

3. Media, Culture & Technology

At the Graduate level, I teach:

*Gender, Health & Food Justice

*Qualitative Methods

Date joined Lakehead: 
August 2014
Research Interests: 

Broadly, my research interests focus on gender, food, health, intersectionality, critical dietetics, food pedagogy and the school food environment. 


Check out my book! https://womenspress.canadianscholars.ca/books/feminist-food-studies#tab_reviews