About

Linda Mussell is a postdoctoral researcher based in Katarokwi/Kingston, Ontario, Canada, which is traditional Anishinaabe and Haudenosaunee land. She completed her PhD in the Department of Political Studies at Queen’s University in 2021, and is currently undertaking a SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellowship at the University of Ottawa. They will start a position as Lecturer at the University of Canterbury in February 2023.

Linda’s research uses critical policy analysis to examine social policy. Areas of interest include imprisonment, policing, long-term care, hospitalization, and state guardianship. Her work has examined Canada, the United States, Australia, and New Zealand. While trained in political science, their work is interdisciplinary and features collaboration with scholars in other disciplines.

The purpose of this website is to share and encourage knowledge building. Linda welcomes requests for research collaborations, community work, media and speaking opportunities, and copies of publications. Please feel free to reach out using the contact page.