Associate Professor, University of OttawaCanada
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Marjorie Silverman, Ph.D. in Social Work, is an Associate Professor in the School of Social Work at the University of Ottawa. With a critical social gerontology perspective and a background in clinical practice, she conducts research using creative qualitative methods on topics related to family care, dementia, place and space, sociology of the body, and more recently, trans and gender studies. She has published articles in journals such as Dementia, Journal of Aging Studies, Journal of Gerontological Social Work, International Journal of Care and Caring, and Qualitative Social Work. With Prof. Alexandre Baril, she is currently working on a SSHRC-funded project (2019-2022) on the topic of trans older adults with dementia, entitled Forgotten Lives: The Experiences of Trans Older Adults with Dementia.