Terisa Turner studied at the University of York (U.K.), Oberlin College (U.S.A.), and received her Ph.D. from the London School of Economics. As a United Nations energy specialist she has worked in Europe, the Americas, Africa and the Middle East. She has edited Oil and Class Struggle...
Dr. Linda Hunter is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology as well as the Department's Undergraduate Coordinator.
Dr. Hunter teaches sociological theory, and has also taught courses in gender relations, social deviance, introductory sociology and Canadian studies. She has received a College of Social and Applied Human Sciences Teaching Award for her application of innovative teaching methods and technologies.
Dr. Hunter has given numerous presentations and papers on topics of health, gender, media, and teaching methodologies, to organizations, conferences, schools, and the community, and has worked as a regular gender and media columnist for CBC national radio. Dr. Hunter has also worked with the AIDS Committee of Guelph and Wellington County and the Stonehenge Therapeutic Community drug rehabilitation centre.
Dr. Hunter has published journal articles on the depiction of gender in the media, HIV awareness health campaigns, young mothers, communication and HIV prevention, and on the support needs for HIV positive women and mothers. Dr. Hunter is also researching teaching methods and the application of interdisciplinary programs such as fine art, to the study of sociology.
Hunter, Linda. “Supporting the Mothers: An Exploration of Maternal Health, Well-Being and Support Service Needs for HIV Positive Mothers.” Journal of the Association for Research on Mothering. Vol. 11.1 2009: 263-278.
Hunter, Linda. “Young Mothers in Canadian HIV Awareness Posters: Underrepresentation and Concerns.” Journal of the Association for Research on Mothering. Vol. 9(1) 2007: 73-89.
Hunter, Linda “Maternal Health, Well-Being and HIV/AIDS Support” presented at the ‘Maternal, Health and Well-Being’ Conference, Association for Research on Mothering, York University, Oct. 18-20, 2007.
Hunter, Linda. “An Historical Analysis of HIV/AIDS Awareness Posters Targeting Women.” Canadian Association for the Study of Women and Education (CASWE) 6 th Bi-Annual International Institute Proceedings. Gustafson, D. and L. Goodyear (eds.), Memorial University, May 30 - June 1, 2006: 169-181
Hunter, Linda. “Where have all the Young Girls Gone? The Representation and Lack of Presentation of Young Women and Young Mothers in Canadian HIV/AIDS Health Promotion Campaigns.” Gender, Child Survival and HIV/AIDS from Evidence to Policy Conference Proceedings. Guigné, Françoise and Dr. Penny VanEsterik (eds.), York University, May 7-9, 2006
Hunter, Linda. “The Writing on the Wall: HIV/AIDS Awareness Posters Targeting Women.” Canadian Woman Studies. Vol. 24 (1) 2005:178-185.
Hunter, Linda. “Teaching Classical Sociological Theory with Fine Art, Film, Music and Analysis” presented at the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (STLHE) Conference, ‘Knowledge and its Communities’, Gravestock, P., A. Baier, T. Dawson, K. Bartlett (eds.), University of Toronto, June 16, 2006: p.101 Hunter, Linda. “The Practical Use of an Online Reflection Report” presented at the Study for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (STLHE) Conference, ‘Knowledge and its Communities’, Gravestock, P., A. Baier, T. Dawson, K. Bartlett (eds.), University of Toronto, June 15, 2006: p. 20
Hunter, Linda. “ Gender Representation and Misrepresentation in Canadian HIV/AIDS Awareness Campaigns: A Twenty-Five Year Analysis, 1981-2005”, presented at the Canadian Sociology and Anthropology Association Annual Conference (CSAA), University of Western Ontario, June 3, 2005.