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Glenda Wall

Associate Professor & Undergraduate Academic Advisor

Areas of Expertise: Family sociology; Breastfeeding discourse; Parenting ideology; Work/family conflict

Biography: Academic Interests: family and gender, childhood, historical sociology, research methods. …

519.884.0710 ext.3978

Rhoda Howard-Hassmann, PhD, FRSC

Canada Research Chair in International Human Rights (2003); Professor, Department of Political Science and Balsillie School of International Affairs;

Areas of Expertise: International human rights; Comparative genocide studies; Sociology and politics of human rights; Women's international human rights; Gay and Lesbian rights; Human rights and retrospective justice; Human rights and globalization;

Biography: Rhoda E. Howard-Hassmann, Ph.D., FRSC …


James Wong

Associate Professor

Areas of Expertise: History and sociology of teen pregnancy; Media construction of social problems; History and philosophy of science

Biography: CV

519.884.1970 ext.3942

Morgan Holmes

Professor, Sociology and MA CAST

Areas of Expertise: Sociology of medicine; Sociology of sexualities; gender studies; Cultural theory; Feminist theory

Biography: Academic Interests: sexuality and queer theory, feminist thought; qualitative health research and law related to sexuality and health. I have recently expanded my interests in intersex to other forms of bodily diversity and have begun a long-term project…

519.884.0710 ext.3363

Juanne Clarke


Areas of Expertise: Health-care system; Gender, age, class, ethnicity, homosexuality and health; Womenís diseases, menís diseases and expenditures; Health-care expenditures; Sociology of science and medicine; Breast cancer and childhood causes

Biography: Academic Interests: gender, health, medicine, research methods.

519.884.0710 ext.3516

Patricia Elliot

Professor, Sociology and MA CAST

Areas of Expertise: Sociology of women and gender; Feminist theory; Psychoanalytic feminism; Transgender theory

519.884.0710 ext.3682

Garry Potter


Areas of Expertise: Political economy and sociology of the future; Futurology; Dystopia; Philosophy of social science; Marxism

Biography: Academic Interests: futurology, contemporary and classical social theory, philosophy of social science, sociology of knowledge, critical realism.

519.884.0710 ext.2729

Dana Sawchuk

Associate Professor

Areas of Expertise: Sociology of Aging Sociology of Religion Sociology of Social Movements

Biography: I joined the Department of Sociology in …

519.884.0710 ext.2306

Paul Freston

Professor and CIGI Chair in Religion and Politics in Global Context

Areas of Expertise: Religion & global politics; Religion & globalization; Religious transnationalism from the Global South; Sociology of religion; Transformations in the Latin American religious field; Pentecostalism

Biography: Religion and Politics

226 - 772-3151

Marcela Cristi

Contract Academic Staff

Areas of Expertise: Social theory; Religion and political ideologies; Sociology of the family; Sociology of youth

519.884.0710 ext.2524

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