Lindsay Stephens

Portrait of Lindsay Stephens


Lindsay Stephens completed her PhD in Geography in 2012 and her MScPl in Urban Planning in 2004 both from the University of Toronto. Her undergraduate degree is in Anthropology from the University of British Columbia. She has been teaching at UTSG and UTSC since 2012 with a brief break to make a human being.

Interview with Lindsay Stephens

Research Interests: 

  • Affect, emotion and embodiment
  • Research methods
  • Social justice and intersectional feminist geography (gender, race, (dis)ability, class)
  • Art and creative labour


Stephens, Lindsay. Spalding, Karen. Aslam, Henna. Scott, Helen. Ruddick, Sue. Young, Nancy. McKeever, Patricia. (2017) Inaccessible childhoods: Evaluating accessibility in homes, schools and neighbourhoods with disabled children. Children’s Geographies. Published online March 2017

Stephens, Lindsay. Scott, Helen. Aslam, Henna. Yantzi, Nicole. Young, Nancy. Ruddick, Sue. Mckeever, Patricia  (2015) The accessibility of elementary schools in Ontario, Canada: Not making the grade. Children, Youth and Environments. 25(2) 153-175.

Stephens, Lindsay (2015) The Economic Lives of Circus ‘Artists’: Canadian circus performers and the new economy. Canadian Journal of Communication 40(2) 243-260.

Stephens, Lindsay. Ruddick, Sue. McKeever, Patricia (2015) Disability and Deleuze: An exploration of becoming and embodiment in children’s everyday environments. Body and Society, 21(2) 194-220.

Sean T. Doherty, Patricia McKeever, Henna Aslam, Lindsay Stephens, Nicole Yantzi (2014) Use of GPS Tracking to Interactively Explore Disabled Children’s Mobility & Accessibility Patterns. Children Youth and Environments 24(1) 1-24.

Blain, S. Kingsnorth, S. Stephens, L. and McKeever, P. (2012) Determining the effects of therapeutic clowning on nurses in a children’s rehabilitation hospital. Arts & Health 4(1) 26-38.

Charise A. Witteman H, Whyte S, Sutton EJ, Massimi M, Stephens L, et al. (2011) Questioning Context: A set of interdisciplinary questions for identifying contextual factors affecting health decision-making. Health Expectations 14(2) 115-132.