2015-2016 Visiting Professor
Dr. Dave Holmes, RN, PhD
Professor and University Research Chair in Forensic Nursing at the University of Ottawa
After completing his B.Sc. (Ottawa, 1991), M.Sc. (Montreal, 1998) and Ph.D. (Montreal, 2002) in Nursing, Professor Holmes completed a CIHR post-doctoral fellowship in Health Care, Technology and Place at the University of Toronto, Faculty of Social Work (2003). To date, Dr. Holmes received funding, as principal investigator, from CIHR and SSHRC, to conduct his research program on risk management in the fields of Public Health and Forensic Nursing. Most of his work, comments, essays, analyses and research are based on the poststructuralist works of Deleuze & Guattari and Michel Foucault.
His works have been published in top-tier journals in nursing, criminology, sociology and medicine. Professor Holmes has published over 109 articles in peer reviewed journals and 32 book chapters. He is co-editor of Critical Interventions in the Ethics of Health Care (Surrey, Ashgate – April 2009), Abjectly Boundless: Boundaries, Bodies and Health Care (Surrey, Ashgate – January 2010), (Re)Thinking Violence in Health Care Settings: A Critical Approach (Surrey, Ashgate – December 2011) and, Power and the Psychiatric Apparatus (Surrey, Ashgate – March 2014). He has presented at numerous national and international conferences. He was appointed as Honorary Visiting Professor in Australia, Indonesia, the United States and the United Kingdom.