Graduate Students

Alicia Adamski

Alicia Adamski

Keywords:

Worker identity, employment experiences, Canadian LGBTQ+ workforce, sociology of work

Advisor:
Dr. Vivian Shalla
A S M Easir Arafat

A S M Easir Arafat

Keywords:

My research interest focuses on ICT (Information and Communication Technology) based sustainable development of agriculture. The examination of the socio-cultural perspectives of ICT insofar its potential to promote the livelihoods of farmers is of great interest to the advancement of this field.

Advisor:
Dr. Sally Humphries and Dr. Erin Nelson

Danielle Bader

Keywords:

violence against women, safety planning, feminism, sociology of space/place, decolonization, qualitative methods

Advisor:
Dr. Myrna Dawson

Danielle Brausen

Keywords:

Police/policing, missing person's reports, missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls, violence against women, feminism, intersectionality, decolonization, settler colonialism.

Advisor:
Dr. Paulina García-Del Moral
Malissa Bryan

Malissa Bryan

Keywords:

women, work, education, race, diversity, culture, LGBTQ2S, identities, ethnicity, social change, marginalization, feminist theory, critical race theory, intersectionality, marxism, mixed methods, and community based research.

Advisor:
Dr. Vivian Shalla
Sarah Cahill

Sarah Cahill

Keywords:

My doctoral dissertation explores young women’s experiences with undesired but consensual hookups. My research interests include women’s sexual health, rape culture, and feminist criminology.

Advisor:
Dr. Carolyn Yule and Dr. Paula Barata (Psychology)

Victoria Clowater

Keywords:

My research examines the impacts of an "X" gender marker on government-issued IDs for nonbinary Ontarians.

Advisor:
Dr. Renee Sylvain

Janna Cutting

Keywords:

Indigenous Storytelling, climate change, decolonization, Indigenous knowledge

Advisor:
Dr. Tad McIlwraith

Jordan Daniels

Keywords:

Indigenous tourism, authenticity, representation, truth and reconciliation, decolonization, community engagement

Advisor:
Dr. Tad McIlwraith
Emily Fardad

Emily Fardad

Keywords:

foreign aid, humanitarian aid, refugees, citizenship, food aid distribution, food security, food sovereignty

Advisor:
Dr. Belinda Leach

Alain Gagnon

Keywords:

The anthropology of food, ethnography of Mediterranean peoples and food systems, migrant and marginalized labour in food production, and marketplace ethnography.

Advisor:
Dr. Erin Nelson

Brianna Green

Keywords:

Cyberbullying on Snapchat; Adolescent Snapchat Use; Routine Activity Theory

Advisor:
Dr. Ryan Broll
Elizabeth Holmes

Elizabeth Holmes

Keywords:

public health; chronic illness; Fibromyalgia; mothering; stigma; disability

Advisor:
Dr. Satsuki Kawano

Devan Hunter

Keywords:

Gendered consumption; diet and identity formation; habitus; veganism; sociology of the body

Advisor:
Dr. Mervyn Horgan
 Hannah Hutchinson

Hannah Hutchinson

Keywords:

Sexual Violence, Feminist Theory, Critical Masculinity Studies, Qualitative Methods, University Campus Sexual Assault

Advisor:
Dr. Sharada Srinivasan
Anna Johnson

Anna Johnson

Keywords:

Indigenous justice, specialized Indigenous courts, decolonization, Indigenous methodologies

Advisor:
Dr. Myrna Dawson

Samantha Kirton

Keywords:

voice of young Indigenous women, health and wellness, empowerment, decolonization, community-based participatory research, arts based methodologies 

Advisor:
Dr. Tad McIlwraith and Dr. Leah Levac

Emerson LaCroix

Keywords:

Experiential learning; higher education; educational sociology; organizational sociology; school to work transitions

Advisor:
Dr. Mavis Morton

Georgia Laurie

Keywords:

Identity Politics; Men’s Rights Movements; Anti-Feminist Movements; Masculinity; Reactive Identity Formation

Advisor:
Jenna LeClair

Jenna LeClair

Keywords:

Public health, chronic illness, well-being, quality of life, inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), stigma, disability, social intervention, public awareness

Advisor:
Dr. Satsuki Kawano

Taylor MacPherson

Keywords:

South Asian women’s experiences with part-time work

Advisor:
Dr. Vivian Shalla

Eric McCutcheon

Keywords:

My research is centered on gender conflict and gender identity issues, primarily toxic and hegemonic masculinity; with a focus on transformative responsibility initiatives.

Advisor:
Dr. Saara Liinamaa

Maryam Naji

Keywords:
Advisor:
Rebecca Pereira

Rebecca Pereira

Keywords:

Food Security, Nutrition, Public Health, International Students

Advisor:
Dr. Elizabeth Finnis

Brittany Schaefer

Keywords:

Nature-culture relationships, environmental ethics, conservation, care, tourism, discard studies

Advisor:
Dr. Karine Gagné

Annie Simpson

Keywords:

Marginalized youth, youth justice, homelessness and crime, subcultures, specialized courts (MA)

Advisor:
Dr. William O’Grady

Carleigh Smi

Keywords:

Child abductions, Canada, news media, media portrayals, moral panic and moral regulation theory.

Advisor:
Dr. Mavis Morton
Gazi Mahmudul Alam Tarek

Gazi Mahmudul Alam Tarek

Keywords:
Advisor:

Alexa Torrington

Keywords:

Drug normalization, societal response, youth culture, rehabilitation and reintegration, harm reduction, risk and risk assessment

Advisor:
Dr. Andrew Hathaway
Daniel Urbshas

Daniel Urbshas

Keywords:

Media constructions of the police.

Advisor:
Dr. Ron Stansfield