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Karen Gallant

Assistant Professor, Leisure Studies


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School of Health and Human Performance

Email: karen.gallant@dal.ca
Phone: (902) 494-1196
Fax: (902) 494-5120
Mailing Address: 
School of Health and Human Performance
Dalhousie University, Stairs House
6230 South Street, P.O. Box 15000
Halifax, N.S., B3H 4R2
(Office location: Studley Gymnasium, Office 102)
Research Topics:
  • Volunteering as leisure
  • Civic engagement
  • Community inclusion


Bachelor of Science (BSc), Mount Allison
Bachelor of Journalism (BJ), University of King's College
Master of Science (MSc), University of Guelph
PhD, University of Waterloo

Research interests

  • Volunteering, civic engagement, and community service
  • Community development and the non-profit sector
  • Inclusion of marginalized populations in community
  • Volunteering as serious leisure
  • Qualitative and quantitative research design