Amélie Perron

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Amélie Perron
Associate Professor

2009 Postdoctoral Fellowship Nursing University of Sydney
2008 Ph.D. Nursing University of Ottawa
2004 M. Sc. (Nursing) - fast track Nursing Université of Montreal
2003 B.Sc. (Nursing) Nursing University of Ottawa

Room: RGN 1480
Office: 613-562-5800 ext. 8433
Fax: 613-562-5443
Work E-mail: amelie.perron@uottawa.ca

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Biography

Amélie Perron is an Associate professor at the School of Nursing, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Ottawa. Besides her doctoral research on psychiatric nursing care in a correctional setting, she has worked on many research projects in the fields of psychiatry and forensic psychiatry in Canada, France and Australia. She received financial support from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research for her doctoral work.

Her fields of interest include nursing care provided to captive and marginalised populations, psychiatric nursing, forensic psychiatry, power relationships between health care professionals and patients, as well as issues of discourse, risk, gender and ethics. She also writes on issues relating to the sociopolitical aspects of nursing education, knowledge and epistemology. Her clinical practice is grounded in community psychiatry and crisis intervention. She has published many articles in peer-reviewed journals and is the Receiving Editor for Aporia.


 

Research Interests

  • psychiatry
  • forensic psychiatry
  • vulnerable populations, marginalised populations
  • subjectivity, social representations, identity construction
  • power/knowledge
  • discourse
  • risk, risk management
  • social control
  • gender issues
  • ethics
  • critical theory and poststructuralist perpective
  • discourse deconstruction
  • epistemology

Publications

Livres/Books 

  • Perron, A. & Rudge, T. (2015). On the Politics of Ignorance in Nursing and Health Care. Knowing Ignorance. Routledge: Routledge Key Themes in Health and Society, 112 pages, ISBN 9781138819665.

Peer reviewed articles

  • Perron, A., Jacob, JD., Beauvais, L., Corbeil, D. & Bérubé, D. (2015). Identification et gestion de la violence en psychiatrie: Perception du personnel infirmier et des patients au regard de son impact sur les soins. Recherche en  soins infirmiers, 120, 47-60.
  • Nazon, EA. & Perron, A., Vers une approche pluraliste en sciences infirmières, Recherche en Soins Infirmiers, 116, 6-12, Mars 2014.
  • Perron, A., Nursing as ‘disobedient’ practice: Care of the nurse’s self, parrhesia and the dismantling of a baseless paradox, Nursing Philosophy, 14 (3), 154-167, 2013.
  • McMillan, K. & Perron, A., Nurses’ amidst change: the concept of change fatigue offers an alternative perspective on organizational change, Policy, Politics, and Nursing Practice, 14 (1), 26-32, 2013.
  • Perron, A., The forensic patient's moral career as a measure of institutional disciplinary processes, International Journal of Culture and Mental Health, 5 (1), 15-29, 2012.
  • O’Grady, K. & Perron, A. (December 2011). Reformulating lead-based paint as a problem in Canada. American Journal of Public Health, 101 (S1), S176-S187.  DOI:10.2105/AJPH.2011.300185.
  • Perron, A. (2011). The forensic patient’s moral career as a measure of institutional disciplinary processes. International Journal of Culture and Mental Health,  DOI:10.1080/17542863.2010.540819
  • Perron, A. & Holmes, D. (2011). Constructing mentally ill inmates: Nurses’ discursive practices in corrections Nursing Inquiry, 18(3), 191-204. DOI: 10.1111/j.1440-1800.2011.00526.x.
  • Racine, L. & Perron, A. (2011). Unmasking the Predicament of Cultural Voyeurism: A Postcolonial Analysis of International Nursing Placements. Nursing Inquiry, DOI: 10.1111/j.1440-1800.2011.00555.x.
  • Mapedzahama, V., West, S., Rudge, T. & Perron, A. (2011). Black Nurse in White Space? Rethinking the In/Visibility of Race Within the Australian Nursing Workplace. Nursing Inquiry, DOI: 10.1111/j.1440-1800.2011.00556.x
  • Perron, A., Rudge, T., Blais, AM. & Holmes, D. (2010). The politics of nursing knowledge and education: Critical pedagogy in the face of the militarisation of nursing in the war on terror. Advances in Nursing Science, 33(3), 184-195.
  • Perron, A., Rudge, T. & Holmes, D. (2010). Citizen minds, citizen bodies: The citizenship experience and the government of mentally ill persons. Nursing Philosophy, 11, 100-111.
  • Perron, A.  & O’Grady, K. (2010). Applying Dixon and Dixon's Integrative Model for Environmental Health Research towards a critical analysis of childhood lead poisoning in Canada. Advances in Nursing Science, 33(1), E1-E16.
  • Gagnon, M., Jacob, JD., Perron, A. & Holmes, D. (2009). Sovereign Power, Spectacle and the Deviant Body: The Use of the Seclusion Room in Psychiatric Nursing. International Journal of Culture and Mental Health, 2(2), 1-11.
  • Holmes, D., Murray, S., Perron, A., & Jacob, JD. (2008).Données probantes et pratiques exemplaires : vers une éthique de la résistance. Santé Mentale, 130, 5-8.
  • Holmes, D., Perron, A., & Guimond, P. (2007). La mise en salle d’isolement en milieux psychiatriques : critique du processus décisionnel. Santé Mentale, 116, 17-23.
  • Holmes, D. & Perron, A. (2007). Violating Ethics: Unlawful Combatants, National Security and Health Professionals. British Medical Journal/ Journal of Medical Ethics, 33(3), 143-145.
  • Holmes, D., Murray, S., Perron, A., & Rail, G. (2006). Deconstructing the Evidence-Based Discourse in Health Sciences: Truth, Power, and Fascism. International Journal of Evidence Based Health Care, 4, 180-186.
  • Perron, A. & Holmes, D. (2006). Advanced Practice: A Clinical or Political Issue? Canadian Nurse, 102(7) , 26-28, 35.
  • Perron, A., Fluet, C. & Holmes, D. (2005). Agents of Care and Agents of the State: Bio-Power and Nursing Practice. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 50 (5), 536-544.
  • Perron, A., Holmes, D., Hamonet, C. (2004). Capture, mortification, dépersonnalisation : la pratique infirmière en milieu correctionnel. Journal de réadaptation médicale, 24 (4), 124-131.

Edited collections

  • Holmes, D., Jacob, JD, & Perron, A. (2014). Exposing Psychiatric Practices: Assistance, Repression and Transformation. Surrey, UK, Ashgate Publishing, 326 pages.
  • Holmes, D., Rudge, T. & Perron, A. (2012) (Re)Thinking Violence in Health Care Settings: A Critical Approach. Surrey, UK, Ashgate Publishing, 366 pages.

Book chapters

  • Perron, A. (Accepté). La construction des personnes comme enjeu de santé publique et de santé communautaire. Dans Roy, B., Vonarx, N., Guichard, A. & Desgroseilliers, V. (Eds.). La santé communautaire. Québec : Presses de l’Université Laval.
  • Rioux-Dubois, A. & Perron, A. (2015).L’intégration de l’infirmière praticienne en contexte de collaboration interprofessionnelle: entre aisance et perturbation. Dans Gosselin, J., Greenman, P. & Joanisse, M. (eds.). Le développement professionnel en soins primaires au Canada: nouveaux défis (pp. 55-68). Québec : Presses de l’Université du Québec.
  • Perron, A., Rudge, T. & Gagnon, M. (2014). Towards an 'ethics of discomfort' in nursing: Parrhesia as fearless speech, Philosophies and Practices of Emancipatory Nursing: Social Justice as Praxis, Kagan, P., Smith, M. & Chinn, P. (Eds), New York, Routledge, pp. 39-50.
  • Perron, A., Jacob, JD. & Holmes, D. (2014). The politics of threats in correctional and forensic settings: The specificities of nursing research, Demarginalizing Voices: Commitment, Emotion, and Action in Qualitative Research, J. Kilty, M. Felices-Luna, S. Fabian (Eds.), Vancouver, UBC Press., pp. 147-172.
  • Jacob, JD, Perron, A. & Corneau, P. (2014). Structural Othering: Towards an Understanding of Place in the Construction of Disruptive Subjectivities, Power and the Psychiatric Apparatus: Repression, Transformation and Assistance, D. Holmes, JD. Jacob & A. Perron, London, Ashgate, pp. 149-163.
  • Nazon, E.A. & Perron, A. (2013). La transition vers la formation infirmière universitaire au Canada : enjeux à l’aube du troisième millénaire, Être infirmière à l'ère universitaire, Paris, France, Éditions Seli Arslan.
  • Perron, A. & Rudge, T. (2012). Exploring Violence in a Forensic Hospital: A Theoretical Experimentation. In D. Holmes, T. Rudge & A. Perron (Eds). (Re)Thinking Violence in Health Care Settings: A Critical Approach. Surrey, UK: Ashgate Publishing Limited.
  • Perron, A.  & Holmes, D. (2010). Vers une compréhension élargie des phénomènes liés à la santé : l’utilité des sciences sociales au regard de la maladie mentale. Dans Vonarx, N., Bujold, L. & Brabant, L. (Éds.). Des sciences sociales à la discipline infirmière : les lieux d’une rencontre. Québec : Presses de l’Université Laval.
  • Perron, A. & Holmes, D. (2007). Institution d’un Ordre infirmier national en France: de la compétence professionnelle à la légitimité politique. In P. Delmas & C. Sliwka (Eds). Ordre infirmier français. Enjeux et perspectives (pp. 77-90). Québec: Éditions Lamarre.
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