McMaster University, Canada
James Gillett is working as an Associate Professor in Health Aging and Society. James Gillett’s key areas of research include: human animal relationships; sport, leisure and recreation; mental health and well-being; media and communications; perspectives on living with health and illness across the life course; and inquiry as an approach to education and learning. His research is primarily qualitative and interpretative and is situated in social psychological and sociological theories and research perspectives. James’ work brings an important component to the Department of Health, Aging and Society, with its mandate to view aging and health as a social, political and historical process.