Fahim Quadir, Vice-Provost and Dean, School of Graduate Studies Professor, Department of Global Development Studies
Civil society, cosmopolitan citizenship, and realistic utopia
Host: Barry Kaplan
Synopsis: Dr. Fahim Quadir is the Vice-Provost and Dean of the School of Graduate Studies at Queen’s University and a Professor in the Department of Global Development Studies. His research explores international development, international relations, and international political economy. In particular, Dr. Quadir focuses on South-South cooperation, emerging donors, aid effectiveness, good governance, democratic consolidation, transnational social movements, and human security. Aligning his research and administrative interests, he has served as the President of the Canadian Consortium for University Programs in International Development. In this episode, Dr. Quadir discusses how his research focuses on producing new knowledge to address some of the pressing challenges facing the world today. He also explores how the concepts of civil society, cosmopolitan citizenship, and realistic utopia contribute to the role of post-secondary education in society. Please visit the School of Graduate Studies for more information about Dr. Quadir’s research
Janet Jull, Occupational Therapist and Assistant Professor, School of Rehabilitation Therapy
Shared decision-making: a partnership for client-centred healthcare
Synopsis:Dr. Janet Jull is an occupational therapist and Assistant Professor in the School of Rehabilitation Therapy in the Faculty of Health Sciences at Queen’s University. Her research focuses on developing and evaluating shared decision-making tools and approaches to support client-centred care, with a particular focus on cancer care. In all of her research, Dr. Jull works in collaboration with First Nations, Inuit, and Métis researchers and communities. She also investigates how research is conducted in partnerships; specifically when those who are engaged in the production of research, partner with those who contend with the real-world needs and constraints of health systems and their users. In this episode, Dr. Jull discusses the process of shared decision-making and the collaboration and partnership needed between the healthcare provider and the client. She also explains the four major steps involved in a shared decision-making model. Please visit the School of Rehabilitation Therapy for more information about Dr. Jull’s research.