Rachel Barken pictureWelcome! I am a sociologist. My research explores aging, families, care and care work, home and long-term care, health and illness, gender, social policy, and qualitative methods.

Please browse this site to learn more about my research and teaching. You can also download my CV here.

Current position:

SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Sociology, York University.

Other affiliations:

Associate Fellow, Trent Centre for Aging and Society.

Associate Member, Gilbrea Centre for Studies in Aging.