Dr. Lindsay Eales (pronouns: she/they) is an assistant professor in the Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation at the University of Alberta. Lindsay's research interests include: qualitative methodologies, particularly research-creation and arts-based research; mad studies, critical disability studies, disability justice and social justice; and trauma-informed practices that are intersectional, anti-pathologizing, anti-oppressive, and affirming.
They are a registered occupational therapist (AB) with over 20 years of specialized training in inclusive arts and event production, including training with leading integrated and disability dance practitioners around the world. Lindsay is also committed to service work that centers social justice and meaningful engagements with equity, diversity, and inclusion. They work to mobilize art, including dance, performance, installation, and video, to create and share research knowledges in accessible, evocative, and transformative ways.