|Dr. Claudia Malacrida, Professor and Chair |
Dr. Malacrida is currently researching motherhood and disability, social policy relating to family and disability in Canada and the UK, eugenics historically and “new” eugenic practices in Alberta and the UK, birthing practices and medicalization/demedicalization of childbirth, and the politics of medicine and the body.
Dr. Malacrida is willing to accept graduate students interested in any of the above topics or those who propose more diverse projects relating to the body, gender, and power.
Dr. Reginald Bibby, Professor
Dr. Bibby has been monitoring social trends in Canada through a series of well-known national surveys of adults and teenagers that have spanned the past four decades. His areas of specialty include religion, youth, research methods, futures studies, and knowledge mobilization. He is happy to accept graduate students who are interested in these and other related areas of study.
|Dr. Trevor Harrison, Professor|
Dr. Harrison specializes in political sociology, political economy, and public policy, both nationally and globally. He has an ongoing interest in anything to do with Canadian society, and is currently researching the socio-cultural and political impacts of militarism. Dr. Harrison is willing to accept graduate students interested in any of the above topics or those who propose more diverse projects related to politics, economics, culture, and society.
|Dr. Abdie Kazemipur, Professor|
Dr. McDaniel’s current research is on life course change in Canada and internationally. One project is a Canada/US study of mid-lifers in the Great Recession. Others include research in Asia, on aging and social policy, and in population health.
Dr. McDaniel is accepting Masters and Ph.D. students interested in any aspect of her research program or that of the Prentice Institute.
|Dr. Muriel Mellow, Associate Professor and Associate Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Science|
|Dr. Robert Wood, Professor and Dean of the School of Graduate Studies|
Dr. Wood’s research interests include: youth culture, collective action, sociology of addiction, theories of deviance, and all socio-cultural aspects of gambling.
Dr. Wood is currently available to serve on graduate students’ supervisory committees.
Dr. Ramp’s research interests are concentrated in two main areas: social and political theory, and cultural and historical sociology. His specific interests include theories of religion, identity and knowledge; discourse, memory and narrative; material culture (including museum studies, collecting and collections); aesthetic sociology and art history; food politics and culture, and the political culture of European and North American agrarian and co-operative movements.
Dr. Laurendeau’s research interests coalesce around risk, gender, embodiment, emotion and physical culture. He employs a number of research methods - including ethnography, interviews, textual analysis and autoethnography - in order to interrogate these issues from a critical perspective. He has a number of research projects in various stages, exploring such substantive topics as BASE jumping, Search and Rescue organizations, and ‘progressive’ fatherhood.
Dr. Laurendeau is accepting graduate students.Email: email@example.com
Dr. Mair research interests are: Social theory; sensoriality and aesthetics of communication; subjectivity; art; cultural studies; urban spaces; and urban guerrillas.
Dr. Mair is willing to accept graduate students interested in any of the above areasEmail: firstname.lastname@example.org
|Dr. Thomas Perks, Assistant Professor|
Dr. Perks’ research interests include, among other things, studies in social capital and voluntary participation, sport and physical activity and social inequality.
Dr. Perks is accepting graduate students in any of the above areas.
Dr. Kara Granzow, Assistant Professor
Dr. Mickey Vallee's research interests include: the sociology of culture, media, theory, and sound studies.
He is currently accepting graduate students aligned with any aspect of his research. For further information, please see his research directory profile.
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