Sociology of Aging, Sociology of Health, Body Image, Embodiment
Research within my lab primarily focuses on older adults’ gendered experiences of aging, disability, health, illness, and mobility from a sociological, qualitative perspective. Please see my research lab website for further details.
Hurd Clarke, L. (2010). Facing age: Women growing older in anti-aging culture. Toronto: Rowman and Littlefield.
Refereed Journal Articles
Hurd Clarke, L., Bennett, E. V., & Korotchenko, A. (in press). Negotiating vulnerabilities: How older adults with multiple chronic conditions interact with physicians. Canadian Journal on Aging.
Korotchenko, A., & Hurd Clarke, L. (in press) Power mobility and the built environment: The experiences of older Canadians. Disability and Society.
Wang, R. H., Korotchenko, A., Hurd Clarke, L., Mortenson, W. B., & Mihailidis, A. (in press) Power mobility with collision avoidance for older adults: User, caregiver and prescriber perspectives. Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development.
Mortenson, B., Hurd Clarke, L., & Best, K. (2013) “Caught in the middle”: Prescribers’ attitudes towards and experiences with older adults as candidates for power mobility devices. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 67 (1), 100-107..
Repta, R., & Hurd Clarke, L. (2013). ‘Am I going to be natural or am I not?’: Canadian women’s perceptions and experiences of menstrual suppression. Sex Roles, 68 (1-2), 91-106.
Hurd Clarke, L. (2012). Researching the body and embodiment in later life. In M. Leontowitsch (Ed.), Researching later life and ageing: Expanding qualitative research agendas and methods (pp. 24-40). Hampshire, UK: Palgrave Macmillan.
Hurd Clarke, L., & Korotchenko, A. (2012). Doing beauty: Older women, identity, and beauty work. In Virpi Ylänne (Ed.), Representing ageing: Images and identities (pp. 103-114). Hampshire, UK: Palgrave Macmillan.
Hurd Clarke, L. (2012). Chapter 95 – Physical appearance changes across adulthood – women. In Thomas F. Cash (Ed.), Encyclopedia of body image and human appearance (pp. 602-607). Maryland Heights, Missouri: Academic Press.
Donnelly, L., Hurd Clarke, L., Phinney, A., & MacEntee, M. (2010). Contexts of body image and social interactions among frail elders. Oral healthcare and the frail elder: A clinical perspective, M. MacEntee, F. Muller, and C. Wyatt (Eds.). (161-172). Toronto: Wiley-Blackwell.
2000-2003 CIHR Postdoctoral Fellowship
2005-2010 MSFHR Career Investigator Award
2011-2012 Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies Early Career Scholar Award