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:
Sally Humphries and Erin Nelson
Alexa Avelar

Alexa Avelar

Keywords:

Young Women Farmers in Rural Ontario, agriculture, women, farming, young farmers

Advisor:
Advisor: Dr. Anthony Winson

Danielle Bader

Keywords:

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

Advisor:
Dr. Myrna Dawson
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)

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

Brianna Green

Keywords:

Cyberbullying on Snapchat; Adolescent Snapchat Use; Routine Activity Theory

Advisor:
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

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
 Alexandra Mirowski Rabelo de Souza

Alexandra Mirowski Rabelo de Souza

Keywords:

(Im)migrant settlement and integration, social inclusion and belonging, (im)migration pathways and precarious status, ideologies and public discourse surrounding (im)migrants and (im)migration to Canada

 
Advisor:
Belinda Leach and Renée Sylvain

Maryam Naji

Keywords:
Advisor:
Rebecca Pereira

Rebecca Pereira

Keywords:

Food Security, Nutrition, Public Health, International Students

 
Advisor:
Elizabeth Finnis

Annie Simpson

Keywords:

Research interests/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:
Mavis Morton
Gazi Mahmudul Alam Tarek

Gazi Mahmudul Alam Tarek

Keywords:
Advisor:
Daniel Urbshas

Daniel Urbshas

Keywords:

Media constructions of the police.

 

Advisor:
Ron Stansfield
Claudia Volpe

Claudia Volpe

Keywords:

self-harm online support forums, desistance from crime and deviance, symbolic interactionism

Advisor:
Dr. Mavis Morton
Ashna Jassi

Josie Wittmer

Keywords:
Advisor:
Meghan Wrathall

Meghan Wrathall

Keywords:

rural sociology, intimate partner violence, feminist theories, community-based research 

Advisor:
Dr. Mavis Morton