Dr. Danielle Peers


Danielle Peers is a Canada Research Chair in Disability and Movement Cultures (Tier II SSHRC), and an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation at the University of Alberta. Their research builds on their experiences as a Paralympic athlete, National Ambassador for Muscular Dystrophy Canada, social justice activist, and dance and video artist. Their work in each of these areas often overlap, with qualitative, interdisciplinary, and art-based and research-creation methodologies often used to produce and share knowledge.