B.Sc., M.A., Ph.D.Associate Professor, Tenured, Department of Sociology, University of Saskatchewan

Grants

2012–14

Extending the Reach: Ethnodrama, Knowledge Translation, and Breast Cancer Survivorship.
Co-Principal Investigators: Elizabeth Quinlan & Roanne Thomas-MacLean.
Co-Investigators: L. McMullen, P. Fichtner, J. Block, Shahid Ahmed.
($96,000).

2011–13

The Work of Women’s Auxiliaries: The Work of Women’s Auxiliaries, 1940s-1960s: A Case Study of the Mine Mill and Smelter Workers Union.
Social Science and Humanities Research Council Insight Development Grant. ($51,000).
Principal Investigator: Elizabeth Quinlan.

Creative Practices for Cancer Patients Research Group.
Saskatchewan Health Research Foundation Research Phase I Group Grant.  ($60,000).

2010–12

New Directions in Knowledge Translation for Breast Cancer Survivorship.
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Operating Grant.  ($187,500).
Co-Principal Investigators: Elizabeth Quinlan & Roanne Thomas-MacLean.
Co-Investigators: Linda McMullen, Janice Block, Shahid Ahmed, Pam Fichtner.

2009–11

Treating Arm Morbidity through Exercise (TAME). Research Acceleration Program,
University of Saskatchewan.  ($10,000).
Co-Principal Investigators: Roanne Thomas-MacLean & Elizabeth Quinlan.

2009–10

Towards a Transformative Pedagogy: Using Embodied Learning in the Classroom.
Gwenna Moss Teaching & Learning Scholars Award. ($3,000).
Principal Investigator: Elizabeth Quinlan.

2009–11

Addressing Workplace Bullying with Continuing Care Assistants.
Saskatchewan Health Research Foundation New Investigator Grant. ($80,000).     
Principal Investigator: Elizabeth Quinlan.

2009–11

Quality End of Life Care Research Group.
Saskatchewan Health Research Foundation Research Group Development Grant. ($100,000).     
Co-Principal Investigators: W. Duggleby & D. Goodridge. Team members: A. Leis, J. Gjevre,
J., D. Popkin, R. Thomas-McLean, E. Quinlan, U. Teucher, L. Holtslander, L. Racine, A. Baydala, 
G.  Saul, C. Bourassa, M. Hampton, D. Cooper, D.& K. Wright.

2009–11

Yoga for women with arm morbidity after breast cancer. 
Canadian Breast Cancer Research Alliance, Developmental and Exploratory (DEX) Grant
Co-Principal Investigators: Elizabeth Quinlan, Roanne Thomas-MacLean.
Co-Applicant: Kent Kowalski.  ($49,626)

2009–14

Long-term disability after breast cancer: Expanding an empirical foundation for education,
prevention & rehabilitation.
Canadian Institutes for Health Research Operating Grant ($587,852)
Principal Investigator: Roanne Thomas-MacLean.
Co-Investigators: Elizabeth Quinlan, Tom Hack, Winkle Kwan, Baukje Miedema, Sue Tatemichi, Anna Towers & Andrea Tilley.

2009

National Cancer Institute of Canada.  Junior Investigator Grant Travel Panel Award. 
Health Promotion, Health Services & Knowledge Exchange Panel.  ($1,000).

New Directions for Dissemination: A Breast Cancer Survivorship Project. 
University of Saskatchewan.  Proposal Development Award. ($1,000). 
Co-Principal Investigators: Elizabeth Quinlan & Roanne Thomas-MacLean.

Science in Action at the Canadian Light Source. University of Saskatchewan. 
Proposal Development Award. ($1,000).
Co-Principal Investigators: Elizabeth Quinlan & Jennifer Poudrier.

2008–09

Using Participatory Theatre to Investigate and Facilitate Hope Among Formal Caregivers of Persons with Dementia.
SSHRC – U of S Proposal Development Awards. ($2,000).
Principal Investigator: Elizabeth Quinlan.

2007–08

Using Drama to Disseminate Research Findings on the Experience of Informal Caregivers of Persons with Alzheimer’s Disease.
University of Saskatchewan’s Social Sciences and Humanities Research Fund ($10,000).
Principal Investigator: Elizabeth Quinlan. Co-Investigator: Wendy Duggleby.

2007

Using Drama to Disseminate Research Findings on the Experience of Informal Caregivers of Persons with Dementia. Alzheimer’s Society of Saskatchewan. ($10,000).
Co-Investigators: Wendy Duggleby & Elizabeth Quinlan.

2006–08

Primary Health Care: Mentoring in Saskatchewan.  New Investigator Establishment Grant. Saskatchewan Health Research Foundation ($80,000).
Principal Investigator: Roanne Thomas-MacLean. 
Co-Investigators: Elizabeth Quinlan, et al.

Quality End of Life Care Research Group, Research Group Development Grant, Saskatchewan Health Research Foundation ($100,000).
Group Leader: Wendy Duggleby.  Co-Investigators: E. Quinlan, et al.

2006

Canadian Health Institutes Research, New Emerging Team Grant Letter of Intent.
Bullying and Mental Health in Academic Workplaces: The Problem and the Solutions.   ($8,000).         
Principal Investigator: Michael MacGregor. Co-Investigators: Elizabeth Quinlan, et al.

University of Saskatchewan Facilitation of Groups and Collaborative Grants Award.
Bullying and Mental Health in Academic Workplaces. ($6,000).
Principal Investigator: Michael MacGregor. Co-Investigators: Elizabeth Quinlan, et al. 

2005–08

Canadian Institutes for Health Research Post-Doctoral Fellowship ($135,000).
Post-Doctoral Fellow: Elizabeth Quinlan

2005

Canadian Institutes for Health Research Training Grant.  University of Western Ontario ($12,000).

1999–2002

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Doctoral Fellowship ($48,000).

1998–99

Graduate Scholarship, University of Saskatchewan ($15,000).

1992/3

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada Undergraduate Research Grants ($4,000/yr).

Awards and Prizes

2009

University of Saskatchewan Student Union Teaching Award of Excellence.

2005

University of Saskatchewan Graduate Thesis Award in the Professional and Applied Social Sciences ($500).

2004

University of Saskatchewan Student Union Women’s Centre Award.

1998

Soroptimists Fellowship Award ($3,000).

1997

Canadian Society for Studies in Education / Statistics Canada Prize for Excellence in Educational Research ($500).


About Me
"Quinlan speaks to the media about campus sexual assault in The Ubyssey's article 'Policy, protocol and political will: how universities can responsibly respond to sexual assault.' Read more

The vision guiding my research program is to promote meaningful dignified work as essential to health and wellness.

My commitment to the fair, equitable treatment and rewards for workers has been the catalyst for my scholarship.

I employ the creative arts to reach wider audiences with research results and enhance research participants’ expressive powers.

My research is endowed with a gender-based analysis strengthened by my formal associate affiliation with the Women’s and Gender Studies Program at University of Saskatchewan.