Carla Rice

Carla Rice is Tier II Canada Research Chair in Care, Gender and Relationships at University of Guelph, a position she assumed after serving as Associate Professor in Gender and Women's Studies at Trent University. A leader in the field of body image and of fat, disability, and embodiment studies in Canada, she is a founding member and former director of innovative initiatives such as the National Eating Disorder Information Centre and the Body Image Project at Women's College Hospital in Toronto. Her research explores cultural representations and narratives of body and identity and she recently founded Project Re•Vision, a mobile media lab that works with communities to challenge stereotypes. Notable books include Gender and Women’s Studies in Canada: Critical Terrain (2013), and the forthcoming Becoming Women: The Embodied Self in Image Culture.

Diary Methods for Examing Work and Personal Life Over Time