Karen GallantPhD

Assistant Professor, Recreation and Leisure Studies


Related information:

Email: karen.gallant@dal.ca
Phone: (902) 494-1196
Mailing Address: 
School of Health and Human Performance
Dentistry Building
5981 University Avenue Room 4210G
Halifax, N.S., B3H 4R2

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