As a professor at the University of Calgary’s faculty of nursing, Nancy has earned a reputation for her teaching excellence and expertise in the patient-family dynamics of children’s cancer care, her main area of focus at the Alberta Children’s Hospital Foundation and Research Institute.
Nancy’s commitment has earned her three Students’ Union Teaching Excellence awards and the Hall of Fame Teaching Excellence award.
Much of Nancy’s career has focused on hermeneutics — the tradition, philosophy and practice of interpretation. She has been instrumental in founding the Canadian Hermeneutic Institute and Canada’s first journal on applied hermeneutics.
Nancy received her undergraduate, master’s and doctoral degrees in nursing from the University of Calgary.