Allison Campbell

Allison Campbell

Allison Campbell is an Associate Professor of Teaching. She completed her Master of Arts (Sociology) at Simon Fraser University in 2004, where she studied the treatment of women classified as maximum security, in Canada’s federal prison system. She completed her BMW at UBC in 2006, and has been practicing in Vancouver since then. She has been teaching in the Midwifery Program since 2012, and became fully appointed in 2015. Allison is currently the Undergraduate Program Lead. Allison’s main research and curricular interests are in midwifery and social justice, with regards to both care provision and midwifery education. She is a queer, single parent, a quilter and a lover of homegrown tomatoes, among many other things.

Research Interests

Health care and social justice, prison health care, maternity care provision to marginalized populations, qualitative research methods, and institutional ethnography.

Allison is currently pursuing doctoral studies in the Institute for Gender, Race, Sexuality and Social Justice, for which she has received funding from the UBC Public Scholars Initiative. Read about her research here.

Publications and Presentations

A. Campbell and L. Page (2018). Chapter 1: Midwife as Practitioner, in Comprehensive Midwifery: The Role of the Midwife in Health Care Practice, Education, and Research, Part 1. Beth Murray-Davis et. al, eds. Available online at

Hodgson, Z., Latka, P., Fulford, R. and Campbell, A. (2017). The Use of Poke Root in the Treatment of Lactational Mastitis: Practice Patterns among Midwives in British Columbia. CJMRP, 16 (3), 8-16. (CA)

A. Coyle, A. Campbell, and R. Neufeld, eds. 2003. Capitalist Punishment: Prison Privatization and Human Rights (NY: Human Rights Internet; Clarity Press).