Kathy Fitzpatrick is a PhD candidate in the Department of Sociology at Memorial University of Newfoundland. She has completed a BA and MA in Geography at Simon Fraser University. As a PhD Candidate at Memorial University, Kathy Fitzpatrick conducted fieldwork related to Employment-related Geographical Mobility. More specially, her research examines employment-related geographical mobilities within the working lives of Newfoundland home care workers and their consequences for these precarious workers and their families, home care agencies and small rural communities. Her research interests include labour mobility, precarious work, gender and work, and gender and health.
Fitzpatrick, K., & Neis, B. (2015). On the move and working alone: policy implications of the experiences of unionised Newfoundland and Labrador homecare workers. Policy and Practice in Health and Safety, 13(2), 47-67
Neis, B., Barber, L., Fitzpatrick, K., Hanson, N., Knott, C., Premji, S., & Thorburn, E. (2018). Fragile synchronicities: diverse, disruptive and constraining rhythms of employment- related geographical mobility, paid and unpaid work in the Canadian context. Gender, Place & Culture, 25(8), 1175-1192. doi.org/10.1080/0966369X.2018.1499616
Fitzpatrick, K. (in press) “Revealing the extraordinary in the ordinary”: Rhythmanalysis and Employment-Related Geographical Mobility of Newfoundland and Labrador home care workers. Applied Mobilities doi: 10.1080/23800127.2020.1804701