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Aine Humble

 

  

  Áine M. Humble
  Professor
  BHEc, MSc (Alberta), PhD (Oregon State), CFLE

 

  Email: msvu.ca
  Phone: (902) 457-6109
  Office: Evaristus 321

 

 



  Curriculum Vitae- August 2016 (PDF- 637 KB)               

  I have other profiles that you can visit if you are interested.

   1. Personal webpage                      

   2. Academia.edu profile 

   3. Facebook: I am listed as "Aine Marie Humble" Please note: If you are on Facebook, you can
       see my postings (about research, teaching, issues related to families and gerontology, and
       sometimes just about life!) or send me a message on Facebook without having to be a
       "Facebook friend". However I am always looking for new Facebook friends (with people I
       know). 

   4. I am also on Twitter -- My most recent tweets are posted to the right, and you can follow me 
       at "ProfHumble"!


Biography

I completed my PhD in Human Development and Family Studies, with a minor in Women Studies, at Oregon State University. I have an undergraduate degree in Home Economics, with a major in Family Studies, and a Master’s degree in Family Life Education. I also have a diploma in Early Childhood Development. I am certified as a Family Life Educator (CFLE) through the National Council on Family Relations.

My primary research interest focuses on gender construction and family work, as well as family rituals. Secondary research interests involve older women and healthy aging, qualitative research methods, understudied intimate relationships such as same-sex couples/families. Training workshops on qualitative software (with a focus on MAXQDA) are available through my consulting company, Fada Research Consulting (gmail.com).

I have supervised graduate student theses in the following areas: (a) family work, (b) retirement, (c) gay and lesbian families, (d) women and aging, and (e) sexuality education. 

I have taught MSVU undergraduate courses on families and aging (introductory courses), healthy aging, research methods, social and family theories, women and aging, adult development and aging, retirement, understudied intimate relationships, family life education, and interpersonal communication skills. I have taught graduate courses in research methods (quantitative and qualitative) and qualitative research methods. I have taught many other courses prior to being at MSVU on topics such as child development, family development/dynamics, and women’s experiences in families. The courses I am teaching this year are listed below.

Courses taught in the 2016 - 2017 year

Fall 2016 term:

     FSGN/CHYS 3327.01 Interpersonal Communication Skills
     FSGN 2315.01 Program Planning in Family Life Education

Winter 2017 term:

      on sabbatical

Qualitative Research Resources:

        Guide to transcribing (PDF- 36 KB)
        Qualitative Research Resources- Feb 2015 (PDF- 787 KB)

Research Interests

  •  women and healthy aging
  •  family rituals
  •  division of unpaid work in the home
  •  intimate relationships
  •  qualitative methodology
  •  qualitative data analysis software
  •  same-sex families 
  •  social construction of gender
  •  women and retirement  

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Selected Recent Publications

Humble, A. M., & Price, C. A. (2017). Individuals and family coping in later life. In C. Price & K. Bush (Eds.), Families and change: Coping with stressful events and transitions (5th ed., pp. 119-136). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.


Berwick, S., & Humble, A. M. (2016). Older women's negative psychological and physical experiences with injectable cosmetic procedures to the face. Journal of Women & Aging, 30(1). Advance online publication. doi:08952841.2015.1063954

Humble, A. M. (2016). "She didn't bat an eye": Canadian same-sex wedding planning and support from the wedding industry. Journal of GLBT Family Studies, 12, 277-299. doi:1550428X.2015.106578

Humble, A. M., & Green, M. (2016). Qualitative research in the Canadian Journal on Aging/La Revue canadienne du vieillissement: An 18-year analysis (1995-2012). Canadian Journal on Aging, 35, 131-144. doi:10.1017/S0714980815000628

Few-Demo, A., Humble, A. M., Curran, M. A., & Lloyd, S. (2016). Queer theory, intersectionality, and LGBT-parent families: Transformative critical pedagogy in family theory. Journal of Family Theory and Review, 8(1), 74-94. doi:10.1111.jftr.12127

Humble, A. M. (2015). Guidance in the world of computer assisted qualitative data analysis (CAQDAS) software programs. [Review essay of Using software in qualitative research: A step-by-step guide (2nd ed.)]. FQS--Forum Qualitative Sozialforschung/Forum: Qualitative Social Research, 16(2), Article 22.

Humble, A. M. (2015).Wedding work (Method in Practice Report #9). [On-line supplement to Sage Publications' Companion Website to L. Richards' Handling qualitative data (3rd ed.).

Humble, A. M. (2014). Wedding work (Method in Practice Report #9). [On-line supplement to Sage Publications' Companion Website to L. Richards' Handling qualitative data (3rd ed.).

Sharp, E. A., Zvonkovic, A., Humble, A. M., & Radina, E. (2014). Cultivating the family studies terrain: A synthesis of qualitative conceptual articles. Journal of Family Theory and Review, 6(2), 139-168. doi:10.1111/jftr.12037

Rose, H. A., & Humble, A. M. (2014). Canada's patchwork policy: Family policy in the Canadian context. In M. Robila (Ed.), Family policies across the globe (pp. 357-372). New York: Springer.

Humble, A. M. (2013). Moving from ambivalence to certainty: Older same-sex couples marry in Canada. Canadian Journal on Aging, 32(2), 131-144. doi:10.1017/S0714980813000196
(Copyright © Canadian Association on Gerontology, 2013)

Ross, P., Humble, A. M., Blum, I. (2013). Sexuality and HIV/AIDS: An exploration of older heterosexual women's knowledge levels. Journal of Women & Aging, 25(2), 165-182. doi:10.1300/ J074v19n03_06

Humble, A. M., & Sharp, E. (2012). Sharing journaling as a resource for teaching qualitative methods. The Qualitative Report, 17, 1-19 (Article 96). Retrieved from http://www.nova.edu/ssss/QR/QR17/humble.pdf

Humble, A. M., Keefe, J. M, & Auton, G. M. (2012). Caregivers' retirement congruency: A case for caregiver support. The International Journal of Aging and Human Development, 74(2), 113-142. doi:10.2190/AG.74.2.b

Humble, A. M. (2012). Qualitative data analysis software: A call for understanding, detail, intentionality, and thoughtfulness. Journal of Family Theory and Review, 4(2), 122-137. doi:10. 1111/j.1756-2589.2012.00125.x

Humble, A. M. (2009). Technique triangulation for validation in directed content analysis (PDF- 208 KB). International Journal of Qualitative Methods, 8(3), 34-51.

Humble, A. M. (2009). The second time 'round: Remarried couples' gender construction in wedding planning (PDF- 139 KB).Journal of Divorce & Remarriage, 50(3/4), 260-281. doi:10.1080/ 10502550902775994

Price, C., & Humble, A. M. (2009). Individual and family coping in later life. In S. Price & C. Price (Eds.), Families and change: Coping with stressful events and transitions (4th ed.; pp. 51-71). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Humble, A. M. (2009). Computer-based analysis of qualitative data: MAXQDA 2007. In A. J. Mills, G. Durepos, & E. Wiebe (Eds.), Encyclopedia of case study research (pp. 190-192). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Humble, A. M. (2009). Families. In A. J. Mills, G. Durepos, & E. Wiebe (Eds.), Encyclopedia of case study research (pp. 393-394). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Humble, A. M., Zvonkovic, A. M., & Walker, A. J. (2008). "The royal we": Gender ideology, display, and assessment in wedding work (PDF- 109 KB). Journal of Family Issues, 29(1), 3-25. doi:10.1177/0192513X07305900


Selected Recent Conference Presentations


Larkin, T., & Humble, A. M. (2015, June). Why bi? Bisexual individuals' coming out experiences. Paper presented at the annual Guelph Sexuality Conference, Guelph, ON.

Gutman, G., de Vries, B., Gahagan, J., Humble, A., Fast, J., Mock, S., Chamberland, L., & Firlotte, K. (2015, May). End-of-life conversations with older LGBT adults: Needs of an "invisible" community. Paper presented at Public Health 2015 (Canadian Public Health Association's annual conference), Vancouver, BC.

Humble, A. M.
(2014, November). Qualitative research trends in gerontology: An 18-year analysis of 7 journals (1995-2012). Poster presented at the 67th annual scientific meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, Washington, DC.

Humble, A. M.
, & Berwick, S. (2014, November). Women's transformed lives as a result of negative experiences with facial injections: A feminist phenomenological analysis. Poster presented at the 67th annual scientific meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, Washington, DC.

Humble, A. M.
(2013, November). Same-sex weddings in Canada: An ecological analysis of support. Poster presented at the 75th annual meeting of the National Council on Family Relations, San Antonio, Texas.

Berwick, S., & Humble, A. M. (2013, October). I'd rather feel good than look young: Women's transformed lives as a result of negative experiences with facial injections. Poster presented at the 42nd annual scientific and educational meeting of the Canadian Association on Gerontology, Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Humble, A. M., & Green, M. (2013, October). Qualitative research trends in the Canadian Journal on Aging/La Revue canadienne du vieillissement: An 18-year analysis (1995 - 2012). Poster presented at the 42nd annual scientific and educational meeting of the Canadian Association on Gerontology, Halifax, Nova Scotia. 

Humble, A. M., & Boswell, J. (2012, November). An exploration of the relationship between retirement reasons and retirement congruency. Poster presented at the Nova Scotia Centre on Aging 20th Anniversary Conference "Our future is aging: Current research on knowledge, practice, and policy", Halifax, Nova Scotia. 

Byrne, J., & Humble, A. M. (2012, November). Retirement decisions and outcomes among women caregivers who retired to give care in rural Nova Scotia. Poster presented at the Nova Scotia Centre on Aging 20th Anniversary Conference "Our future is aging: Current research on knowledge, practice, and policy", Halifax, Nova Scotia. 

Humble, A. M. (2012, June). Bells and whistles: A critical examination of qualitative data analysis software. Paper presented at the 29th annual meeting of The Qualitative Analysis Conference, St. John’s, Newfoundland.

Boswell, J., & Humble, A. M. (2011, October). Choice in the retirement decision: An exploration of factors differentiating between low, moderate, and high retirement congruency. Paper presented at the annual scientific and educational meeting of the Canadian Association on Gerontology, Ottawa, ON.

Humble, A. M. (2011, October). Icing on the cake: A qualitative inquiry into older lesbian and gay men's wedding experiences. Paper presented at the annual scientific and educational meeting of the Canadian Association on Gerontology, Ottawa, ON.

Humble, A. M. (2010, November). An introduction to using qualitative data analysis software. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Council on Family Relations, Minneapolis, MN. (Special session presented jointly with Theory Construction and Research Methodology Workshop).

Humble, A. M., & Keefe, J. M. (2010, November). Caregivers' retirement pathways and tipping points. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Council on Family Relations, Minneapolis, MN.

Humble, A. M., & Keefe, J. A. (2010, May). Caregivers and early retirement: A social care system analysis. Paper presented at the 2010 Silver Economy Summit meeting, Province of Nova Scotia (Department of Seniors), Halifax, NS.

Sharp, E., Humble, A.M., Zvonkovic, A. M., Richards, L., & Radina, E. M.  (2009, November). What should we be be teaching the next generation of qualitative scholars? Panel discussion presented at the annual meeting of the National Council on Family Relations, San Francisco, CA.

Humble, A. M., & Keefe, J. A. (2009, October). Retiring early to give care: The decision making process and perceptions of choice. Poster presented at the 15th Qualitative Health Research Conference, Vancouver, BC.

Humble, A. M., & Sharp, E. (2009, October). Peer support in teaching qualitative research methods through shared journaling. Paper presented at the 10th Advances in Qualitative Methods Conference, Vancouver, BC. 

Humble, A. M. (2008, November). Gender construction in remarried couples' wedding planning (PDF- 701 KB). Poster presented at the annual meeting of the National Council on Family Relations, Little Rock, AK.

Recent Research/Professional Grants

(all principle investigator unless noted otherwise)

2014

2013 Technology Evaluation in the Elderly Network (TVN) Catalyst Grant ($100,000)
Fostering end-of-life conversations, community, and care among GLBT older adults (PIs: Dr. Brian deVries and Dr. Gloria Gutman)

2010

MSVU Internal Grant ($6999)

Wedding planning in same-sex couples: An analysis of gender and heteronormativity (2-year grant)

 

 


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