Peter Kellett MN, PhD, RN
Areas of Teaching
Medical/surgical nursing, nursing research, nursing professional issues, health simulation, men’s health, qualitative research, quantitative research, advanced statistics, master’s thesis supervision
Areas of Interest/Scholarship
LGBTQ2S+/transgender heath, masculinities and health, men’s depression and suicide, men in nursing, nursing pedagogy, population health/social epidemiology, social inequality and health outcomes
Peter Kellett received a Bachelor of Nursing (1995) and a Master of Nursing (2010) in Population Nursing (epidemiology) from Memorial University of Newfoundland, and a Ph.D. in Theoretical and Computational Science (Demography) from the University of Lethbridge in 2017. His research interests include gender and health (especially masculinities and men’s mental health), transgender health, LGBTQ2S+ health, social demography, and the intersection of gender, migration, and health. He is particularly interested in exploring the interaction of intersectional social hierarchies in relation to health and educational outcomes at the population level and is an expert in the areas of men in nursing education and practice.
Peter has worked for the last 26 years as a registered nurse, nurse educator, and manager, in both provincial and federal (FNIHB) health systems in three Canadian provinces, and one U.S. State, in the areas of medical/surgical care, emergency care, primary health care, community health, and First Nations health.
He is also a Research Affiliate of the Prentice Institute for Global Population and Economy and leads the Gender and Population Studies (GAPS) in Health research team and the Gender, Migration, and Health Research lab.