Portrait of Tara McWhinneyTara McWhinney

PhD Candidate

School of Social Work (SSW)
Carleton University

SSW Profile
Email: tara.mcwhinney@carleton.ca

Academic Resume


Revisiting Domestic Labour in the Context of Austerity and New Household Formations: Examining Women’s Provisioning Work and Freedom

Supervised by Dr. Susan Braedley

Projects at the Care Work, Aging and Health Lab


Tara McWhinney is a PhD Candidate and feminist scholar at the School of Social Work who researches and teaches on topics related to caregiving, social and public policy, and the political economy of the welfare state.

In her doctoral research she engages women with online participatory mapping applications to discuss their experiences of social policy and unpaid work in the home.