Dawn Allen, PhD
Associate Director, Palliative Care
Research Associate, McGill Programs in Whole Person Care
(a) the relationships among identity, illness, and agency; (b) patient perspectives on End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD); (c) healing in medicine; (d) distributed cognition and distributed identity; (e) immigration, integration, and language learning
Allen, D. Wainwright, M., Mount, B. and Hutchinson, T. (in press) The wounding path to becoming healers: Medical students’ apprenticeship experiences Accepted by Medical Teacher.
Allen, D. and Hutchinson, T. (under review). Using PAR or abusing its good name? The challenges and surprises of photovoice and film in a study of chronic illness. Submitted to The International Journal of Qualitative Research.
Allen, D. (2007). Just who do you think I am? The name-calling and name claiming of newcomer youth. The Canadian Journal of Applied Linguistics 10(2) 165-175.
Sarkar, M. and Allen, D. (2007). Global identities in Quebec Hip-Hop: Language, territory and ethnicity in the mix. The Journal of Language, Identity and Education 6(2) 117-130.
Allen, D. (2006). Who’s in and who’s out? Language and the integration of new-immigrant youth in Quebec. The International Journal of Inclusive Education 10 (2-3) pp. 251-263.
Dawn's research is generously funded by the Donner Foundation of Canada and the Kidney Foundation of Canada.