Max Rady College of Medicine
Community Health Sciences
S-108E Medical Services Building – 750 Bannatyne Avenue
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3E 0W3
Informed by feminist and disability scholarship, Dr. Kelly’s program of research encompasses two areas:
Dr. Christine Kelly is an associate professor in community health sciences at Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, and a research affiliate with the Centre on Aging at the University of Manitoba.
Dr. Kelly is an internationally recognized expert on directly funded home care programs in Canada and is presently leading a second CIHR-funded study on this topic. Based on her research reputation, Dr. Kelly has worked as an expert witness and consultant on human rights cases related to home care and disability supports.
Dr. Kelly uses qualitative methods to explore continuing care policies, aging, and Canadian disability movements.
She is co-editor of the collection The Aging - Disability Nexus (2020), co-editor of Mobilizing Metaphor: Art, Culture and Disability Activism in Canada (2016), and author of Disability Politics and Care: The Challenge of Direct Funding (2016), all published by UBC Press.
Doctor of Philosophy, School of Canadian Studies, Carleton University (2012)
Master of Arts, Interdisciplinary Program in Disability Studies, University of Manitoba (2007)
Bachelor of Arts in International Development and Comparative Religion, Dalhousie University (2005)