Deborah Norris, PhD
Professor and Graduate Coordinator, Department of Family Studies and Gerontology, Mount Saint Vincent University; CIMVHR Fellow
Dr. Deborah Norris, is a Professor in the Department of Family Studies and Gerontology at Mount Saint Vincent University. Informed through her background in family studies, critical theory, and qualitative methodology, she teaches courses in family relations, family violence, and research methods. Dr. Norris’ military family research program includes studies focusing on the everyday lives of female military partners experiencing the cycle of deployment, secondary trauma in military families, work-life balance in families where mothers are serving members in the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF), the impact of operational stress injuries on the mental health and well-being of families of veterans, resilience and post-traumatic growth in military families, and the military to civilian transition.