Katie Aubrecht, PhD
Areas of Research
health & SOCIAL Care policy Research
- Blanchette, M.A., Saari, M. Lai, J., Aubrecht, K., Bailey, C., Cheng, I., Embrett, M., Ghandour, E.K., Haw, J., Koval, A., Liu, R., Pohar Manhas, K., Mawani’, F., McConnell-Nzunga, J., Petricca, K., Sim, M., Singal, D., & Syrowatka, A. (In-Press, 2019). “Defining Success in the First Cohort of CIHR Health System Impact Fellows: An eDelphi Study.” Healthcare Policy, 15, 46-57.
- Sim, M., Lai, J., Aubrecht, K., Cheng, I., Embrett, M., Ghandour, E.K., Saari, M., Highet, M., Liu, R., Pereira, C., Casteli, M., Ouedraogo, S., & Williams-Roberts, H. (2019). CIHR Health System Impact Fellows: Reflections on ‘driving change’ within the health system. International Journal of Health Policy and Management. doi 10.15171/ijhpm.2018.124 (Retrieved from https://www.ijhpm.com/article_3584_4f4838963fc09867e1077a3bdb7b0394.pdf)
Mental health and resiliences projects in higher education
- Aubrecht, K. & La Monica, N. (2019). Complexities of survival and resilience. The Canadian Journal of Disability Studies, 8(4). Retrieved from https://cjds.uwaterloo.ca/index.php/cjds/article/view/519/778
- Aubrecht, K. (2019). ‘Nothing but’: University student mental health and the hidden curriculum of academic success. Canadian Journal of Disability Studies, 8(4). Retrieved from https://cjds.uwaterloo.ca/index.php/cjds/article/view/535/806
- Aubrecht, K. & La Monica, N. (2017). (Dis)embodied disclosure in higher education: A co-constructed narrative. Canadian Journal of Higher Education, 47(3), 1-15.
- Aubrecht, K. (2016). Psy-times: The psycho-politics of resilience in university student life. Intersectionalities: A Global Journal of Social Work Analysis, Research, Polity and Practice (Special Issue: Mad Studies: Intersections with Disability Studies, Social Work and ‘Mental Health’), 5(3), 185-200.
- Aubrecht, K. (2012). Disability studies and the language of mental illness. Review of Disability Studies: An International Journal, 8(2), 31-44.
- Aubrecht, K. (2012). The ‘new vocabulary’ of resilience and the governance of university ‘student life’. Studies in Social Justice (Special Issue: The Politics of Resilience and Recovery in Mental Health Care), 6(1), 67-83.
Special Journal Issue:
- Aubrecht, K. & La Monica, N. (Guest Editors). (2019). Survivals, ruptures, resiliences: Perspectives from disability scholarship, art and activism. Canadian Journal of Disability Studies, 8(4). Retrieved from https://cjds.uwaterloo.ca/index.php/cjds/issue/view/28
- Titchkosky, T. & Aubrecht, K. (2017). “One in five”: The prevalence problematic in mental illness discourse. In M. Morrow & L. Halinka Malcoe (Eds.), Critical inquiries: Theories and methodologies for social justice in mental health. Toronto: University of Toronto Press.
- Aubrecht, K. & Mackenzie Lay, I. (2016). Solidarity in the solitudes of student life: Contemporary women students discuss life and work in the academy. In E. Whittaker (Ed.), Solitudes of the workplace: Women and universities (pp. 118-135). Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press.
- Aubrecht, K. (2014). Re-Imagining success: Ordinary orders and university student ‘mental life’. In M. Lynch (Ed.), Reimagining education reform and innovation (pp. 55-76). New York: Peter Lang.
- Aubrecht, K. (2010). Re-reading the Ontario review of the roots of youth violence report: The relevance of Fanon for a critical disability studies perspective. In G. Sefa Dei & M. Simmons (Eds.), Fanon and education: Thinking through pedagogical possibilities (pp. 55-78). New York: Peter Lang Press.
- Aubrecht, K. (2012). Surviving success, reconciling resilience: A critical analysis of the appearance of student ‘mental life’ at one Canadian university. Department of Social Justice in Education (formerly Sociology and Equity Studies in Education), Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto.
Theorizing Aging, Disability And Dementia: Intersectional Analyses
- Aubrecht, K., & Krawchenko, T. (2016). Disability and aging: International perspectives. Review of Disability Studies: An International Journal, 12(2&3).
- Aubrecht, K., & Keefe, J. (2016). The becoming subject of dementia. Review of Disability Studies: An International Journal, 12(2&3), 3-10.
- Aubrecht, K. (2015). Illuminating times: Age and disability. Review of The silvering screen: Old age and disability in cinema (Chivers, 2011, Toronto: University of Toronto Press). Canadian Journal of Disability Studies, 4(1). Retrieved from http://cjds.uwaterloo.ca/index.php/cjds/article/view/193/354
- Fancey, P., Keefe, J., Stadynk, R., Gardiner, E. & Aubrecht, K. (2012). Understanding and assessing the impact of nursing home approach to care and physical design on residents and their families: A synthesis of the literature. Seniors Housing & Care Journal, 20(1), 99-114.
Special Journal Issue:
- Aubrecht, K., & Krawchenko, T. (Guest Editors). (2016). Disability & aging: International perspectives. Review of Disability Studies: An International Journal (Special issue double forum), 12(2&3).
- Aubrecht, K., Kelly, C., & Rice, C. (Eds.). (Forthcoming). The aging/disability nexus. Disability culture and politics series. Vancouver: UBC Press.
- Aubrecht, K., & Boafo, A. (In-Press). Deconstructing dependency and development in global dementia policy. In K. Aubrecht, C. Kelly & C. Rice (Eds.), The aging/disability nexus. Vancouver: UBC Press.
- Aubrecht, K., & Keefe, J. (2016). “Everybody has different levels of why they are here”: Deconstructing domestication in the nursing home setting. In M. Rembis (Ed.), Disabling domesticity (pp. 215-239). New York: Palgrave Macmillan.
- Fabris, E. & Aubrecht, K. (2014). Chemical constraint: Experiences of psychiatric coercion, restraint, and detention as carceratory techniques. In A. Carey, C. Chapman & L. Ben-Moshe (Eds.), Disability incarcerated: Imprisonment and disability in North America (pp. 185-200). Palgrave Macmillan.
- Aubrecht, K., Keefe, J., Bowers, L., & Redden, M. (2017). Faculty mentoring and
pedagogical partnerships: Perspectives from a teaching and research collaboration on reminiscence work in Nova Scotia Museums. Proceedings of the Atlantic Universities’ Teaching Showcase, 21, 115-121. Retrieved from https://ojs.library.dal.ca/auts/article/view/8477
Colonial genealogies of health governing bodies
- Titchkosky, T. , & Aubrecht, K. (2015). WHO’S MIND, whose future?: Mental health policies as colonial logics. Social Identities: Journal for the Study of Race, Nation and Culture, 21(1), 1-16.
- Aubrecht, K. (2013). Translating happiness. Health, Culture & Society, 5(1), i-xiii. Retrieved from http://hcs.pitt.edu/ojs/index.php/hcs/article/view/155/189
Special Journal Issue:
- Aubrecht, K. (Guest Editor). (2013). Translating happiness: Medicine, culture and social progress. Health, Culture & Society(Flagship issue including 21 articles) 5(1). Retrieved from http://hcs.pitt.edu/ojs/index.php/hcs/issue/view/6/showToc
- Titchkosky, T. , & Aubrecht, K. (2016). WHO’S MIND, whose future?: Mental health policies as colonial logics. In K. Soldatic & S. Grech (Eds.), Disability & colonialism: (Dis)encounters and anxious intersectionalities. New York: Routledge.
- Titchkosky, T. , & Aubrecht, K. (2010). The anguish of power: Re-mapping mental diversity with an anti-colonial compass. In A. Kempf (Ed.), Breaching the colonial contract: Anti-colonialism in the US and Canada (pp. 179-201). Springer Press.
- Aubrecht, K. (2009). CTOs: A new order of terror? In M. Vardalos, G. Kirby Letts, H. Miereles Teixeira, A. Karzai, & J. Haig (Eds.), Engaging terror: A critical and interdisciplinary approach (pp. 321-329). Brown Walker Press.
St. Francis Xavier University