Mavis Morton

Associate Professor
Department of Sociology & Anthropology
Phone number: 
519 824 4120 x52576
MCKN 633
Accepting graduate students: 
Critical Community Engaged Scholarship; Violence Against Women, Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

critical community engaged scholarship (CCES), violence against women, social & criminal justice policy, scholarship of teaching and learning (SOTL)

PhD Sociology York University (1996)

I am a critical community engaged scholar (CCES) and my research and scholarly work continues to fall into two broad clusters – social and criminal justice issues, policy, and initiatives (e.g. gendered violence); and the scholarship of teaching and learning with a focus on community engaged learning.

Morton, M., Samardzic, T., Cross, P., Johnstone, S., Vesely, L., & Choubak, M. (2021). The degendering of male perpetrated intimate partner violence against female partners in Ontario family law courts. The Journal of Social Welfare & Family Law, 43(2), 104–118.

Morton, M. (2021). Chapter 6. Shine the Light: Using the ICE Framework in Sociology Courses to See the “Big Picture” in Teaching, Learning, and Assessment Across the Disciplines: ICE Stories, Sue Fostaty Young & Meagan Troop (eds).

Morton, M., Varghese, J., Jackson, E., & Levac, L. (2020). Principles in Practice: Supporting the Development of Critical Community-Engaged Scholars. In A. Zimmerman (Ed.), Preparing Students for Community-Engaged Scholarship in Higher Education (pp. 322-346). IGI Global.

Morton, M., Simpson, A., Smith, C., Westbere, A., Pogrebtsova, E., & Ham, M. (2019). Graduate Students, Community Partner, and Faculty Reflect on Critical Community Engaged Scholarship and Gender Based Violence. Social Sciences (Basel), 8(2), 71–.

Levac, L., Parizeau, K., Varghese, J., Morton, M., Jackson, E., & Hawkins, L. (2018). Towards a Framework for Building Community-University Resilience Research Agendas. Social Sciences (Basel), 7(12), 260–.

Cross, P., Crann, S., Mazzuocco, K., & Morton, M. (2018). What you don't know can hurt you: The importance of family violence screening tools for family law practitioners., Report submitted to Department of Justice.

Morton, M., Horan, M., Bergen, A., Crann, S., Bader, D., et al. (2014). Engaging Evaluation Research: Complex CU partnership reflects on our partnership & practices via domestic violence/sexual assault protocol evaluation research. Gateways: International Journal of Community Research & Engagement, 7 (1), 1-17.

Langan, D. & Morton, M. (2014). Reflecting on community/academic `collaboration' : The challenge of `doing' feminist participatory action research. Corridor Talk- Chapter 2 (Invited). Canadian Feminist Scholars Share Stories of Research Partnerships.

Poon, J., Dawson, M., & Morton, M. (2014). Factors Increasing the Likelihood of Sole and Dual Charging of Women for Intimate Partner Violence. Violence Against Women, 20(12), 1447–1472.

Morton, M. A. (2013). Practicing Principles of Community Engaged Scholarship in a fourth-year seminar. Teaching and Learning Innovations, 16.

Morton, M., Dolgon, C., Maher, T., & Pennell, J. (2012). Civic engagement and public sociology. Journal of Applied Social Science, 6 (1), 5-30.

Morton, M. (2011) Violence in Canadian Families across the Life Course in Canadian families : diversity, conflict and change (4th ed.). Duffy, & Mandell, N. eds. Nelson Education. Langan, D. & Morton, M. (2009). Through the eyes of farmers’ daughters: Academics working on marginal land. Women’s Studies International Forum, 32(6), 395–405.

Langan, D. & Morton, M. (2009). Reflecting on community/academic `collaboration: The challenge of `doing’ feminist participatory action research. Action Research (London, England), 7(2), 165–184.

Varun Joshi - PhD.SOC