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Kirstie McAllum

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Kirstie McAllum Carework Network Steering Committee Member

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Kirstie McAllum (Ph.D. in organizational communication, University of Waikato, New Zealand) is an assistant professor in the Département de communication at the Université de Montréal, Canada. Her research focuses on understanding how organizational members who do not interact regularly construct the meanings of their work as well as how persons who occupy hybrid public-private spaces construct organisational and occupational identities. She also investigates how discourses about professionalism combine with organizational control and coordination mechanisms to structure relationality in particular ways, often with the aim of increasing collaboration, and frequently of minimizing or suppressing dissent.