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Danielle Landry

Contract Lecturer
EducationMA, PhD Candidate
OfficeSally Horsfall Eaton Centre for Studies in Community Health, SHE-529
Areas of ExpertiseMad studies; Sociology of health and illness; Qualitative methods

Danielle Landry has taught a variety of in-person, online and hybrid courses in both Mad Studies and Disability Studies. A PhD Candidate in Sociology at York University, Landry's SSHRC-funded doctoral research focuses on the historical development of social enterprises run by psychiatric consumer/survivors in Ontario. Most recently, her work has been published in: Relations Industrielles/Industrial Relations, Curriculum Inquiry, Journal of Literary and Cultural Disability Studies, Disability & Society, and Studies in the Education of Adults. 

  • DST 500: A History of Madness
  • DST 504: Mad People’s History
  • DST 613: Strategies for Community Building
  • Thomas, M. P., Condratto, S., Landry, D. & Steedman, M. (2020). Flexibility for Who? Working Time, the Ontario Employment Standards Act, and the Experiences of Workers in Low-Wage and Precarious Jobs. Relations Industrielles/Industrial Relations, 75(1), 78-100.
  • Snyder, S., Pitt, K. A., Shanouda, F., Voronka, J., Reid, J. & Landry, D. (2019). Unlearning Through Mad Studies: Disruptive Pedagogical Praxis. Curriculum Inquiry, 49(4). DOI 10.1080/03626784.2019.1664254.
  • Reid, J., Snyder, S., Voronka, J., Landry, D. & Church, K. (2019). Mobilizing Mad Art in the Neoliberal University: Resisting Regulatory Efforts by Inscribing Art as Political Practice. Journal of Literary and Cultural Disability Studies, 13(3). DOI 10.3828/jlcds.2019.20
  • Landry, D. (2017). Psychiatric survivor-led research in Canada: ‘Talking’ recovery, resisting psychiatry, and reclaiming madness. Disability & Society, 32(9). DOI 10.1080/09687599.2017.1322499
  • Landry, D. (2017). Employability as ideological training: Sheltered workshops, disablement, and labour in capitalism. In M. P. Thomas, J. House, and L. March (eds.) Symposium Proceedings: GLRC’s Graduate Student Symposium 2016. Toronto: Global Labour Research Centre, York University. PDF file, external link
  • Landry, D. & Church, K. (2016). Teaching (like) crazy in a mad positive school: Exploring the charms of recursion. In J. Russo & A. Sweeney (Eds.), Searching for a rose garden: Challenging psychiatry, fostering mad studies (172-182). Monmouth, UK: PCCS Books.
  • Church, K., Landry, D., Frazee, C., Ignagni, E., Mitchell, C., Panitch, M., Patterson, J., Phillips, S., Poirier, T., Yoshida, K. & Voronka, J.  (2016). Exhibiting activist disability history in Canada: Out from Under as a case study of social movement learning.  Studies in the Education of Adults, 48(1), 1-16. DOI 10.1080/02660830.2016.1219479.
  • Costa, L., MacFarlane, B., Landry, D., Voronka, J., Reid, J., Reville, D., & Church, K. (2012). Recovering our Stories: A Small Act of Resistance. Studies in Social Justice, 6(1), 85-101., external link
  • Dean’s Teaching Award, Ryerson University, 2019
  • Ontario Graduate Scholarship, 2019
  • Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canadian Graduate Scholarship, SSHRC, 2015-2018
  • St. George’s Society of Toronto Endowment, 2013