Peer Reviewed Books
- Beagan, B., Chapman, G., Johnson, J., McPhail, D., Power, E.M., and Valliantos, H. (Forthcoming). Acquired Tastes: Why Families Eat the Way they Do. Vancouver: UBC Press.
- Ellison, J., McPhail, D. and Mitchinson, W (eds.). (Forthcoming). Obesity in Canada: Critical Perspectives. Toronto: University of Toronto Press.
- McPhail, D. (Forthcoming). Canada weighs in: Gender and Race and the making of “obesity,” 1945-1970. UT Press.
Peer Reviewed Journal Articles
- McPhail, D. and Bomback, A. (Forthcoming). Fat, queer, and sick? A critical analysis of “lesbian obesity” in public health discourse. Critical Public Health. DOI: 10.1080/09581596.2014.992391
- Cairns, K., McPhail, D., Chevrier, C., and Bucklaschuk, J. (Forthcoming). The family behind the farm: Race and the affective geographies of Manitoba pork production. Antipode. DOI: 10.1111/anti.12147
- McPhail, D. (2013). “Resisting biopedagogies of obesity in a problem population: Understandings of healthy eating and healthy weight in a Newfoundland and Labrador community.” Critical Public Health, forthcoming.
- McPhail, D., Chapman, G., & Beagan, B. (2013). “The rural and the rotund? A critical interpretation of food deserts and rural adolescent obesity in the Canadian context.” Health and Place, forthcoming.
- McPhail, D., Beagan, B., & Chapman, G.E. (2012). “I don’t really want to be ?sexist but-”: Denying and reinscribing gender through food. Food, Culture and Society 15 (3), 473-89.
- McPhail, D., Chapman, G. E., & Beagan, B. (2011). “Too much of that stuff ?can’t be good”: Canadian teens, morality, and fast food consumption. Social Science & Medicine 73(2), 301-7.
- McPhail, D. (2010). “This is the face of obesity”: Gender and the production of ?emotional obesity in 1950s and 1960s Canada. Radical Psychology,
- McPhail, D. (2009). What to do with “The Tubby Hubby”? “Obesity,” the crisis ?of masculinity, and the reification of the nuclear family in early Cold War Canada. Antipode 41(5), 1021-1050.
- Sykes, H. & McPhail, D. (2008). Unbearable lessons: Contesting fat phobia in physical education. Sociology of Sport Journal 25, 66-96.
Research Grants and Projects
- 2014 - 2017. McPhail, D (Nominated PI), Gingras, J (PI), Jette, S (PI), Rail, G (PI), Harbin (Co-I), and Ward, P (Co-I). “Reproducing Stigma? Obesity and Women’s Experiences of Reproductive Care.” Funded by: CIHR.
- 2013 - 2014. Schiff, R (Nominated PI), McPhail, D (PI), Jameson, K (Collaborator) and Wall, D (Collaborator). “Community Food Security and Health in NunatuKavut: Supporting Community Capacity for Food Security Research and Evidence-Based Intervention through Community-Led Food Assessments with Aboriginal Communities.” Funded by: The Medical Research Fund, Memorial University
- 2012-2014. McPhail, D (Nominated PI), Allison, J (PI) and Ward, P (PI). “Reproducing Stigma? Obesity and Women’s Experiences of Reproductive Healthcare.” Funded by: URGP, University of Manitoba.
- 2012 - Ongoing. McPhail, D (PI) and Erikson, J (collaborator). “Assessing Midwifery Education in Manitoba” (in collaboration with the College of Midwives of Manitoba). Funded by: The University of Manitoba.
- 2012 - Ongoing. McPhail, Deborah (PI). “Assessing the Quality of Reproductive Care for Lesbians in Winnipeg” (in collaboration with the Rainbow Resource Centre, Winnipeg). Funded by: The University of Manitoba.
- 2012 - Ongoing. Anderson DeCoteau, M (PI), McPhail, D (Co-I), and Bryans, M (collaborator). “An Evaluation of the Mothering Project” (in collaboration with The Mothering Project, Mount Carmel Clinic) (funded by Mount Carmel Clinic). Funded by: Mount Carmel Clinic.
- 2012 - Ongoing. McPhail, Deborah (PI) and Rountree-James, M (BScMed student). “Assessing Quality of Care for Transpeople in Winnipeg.” Funded by: University of Manitoba and College of Medicine, University of Manitoba.
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