The list below contains contact information for faculty members in the Department of Sociology of Anthropology. Please click on the name of each faculty member for more information on research interests, publications, and office location.

Supervision status is granted based on rank. If you have questions about supervisory status, please consult the Graduate Administrator, Darlene Moss (darlene.moss@carleton.ca). The following legend is meant as an indication only. Please make sure to consult with the faculty you’re interested in working with:
* May supervise both MA and PhD theses
** May supervise MA theses and co-supervise PhD theses until granted tenure, when will have full supervision status.
*** May co-supervise MA and PhD theses with the permission of FGPA

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Staff Directory

Administrative Support Staff

General Inquiries Undergraduate Administrator
Karina Auclair (Acting) Kim Mitchell
B750 Loeb Building B749 Loeb Building
Phone: (613) 520-2600 ext. 2582 Phone: (613) 520-2600 ext. 2586
Email: karinaauclair@cunet.carleton.ca Email: kim.mitchell@carleton.ca
Administrative Assistant to the Chair Graduate Administrator
Kimberley Séguin (Acting) Darlene Moss
B755 Loeb Building B753 Loeb Building
Phone: (613) 520-2600 ext. 2583 Phone: (613) 520-2600 ext. 2587
Email: kimberleyseguin@cunet.carleton.ca Email: darlene.moss@carleton.ca
Departmental Administrator
Paula Whissell
B746 Loeb Building
Phone: (613) 520-2600 ext. 2584
Email: paula.whissell@carleton.ca

Academic Administration

Chair Associate Chair
Dr. Aaron Doyle Dr. Augustine Park
B759 Loeb Building C766 Loeb Building
Phone: (613) 520-2600 ext. 1914 Phone: (613) 520-2600 ext. 2593
Email: aaron.doyle@carleton.ca Email: augustine.park@carleton.ca
Sociology Undergraduate
Program Coordinator
Sociology Graduate
Program Coordinator
Dr. Michael Mopas Dr. Xiaobei Chen
D787 Loeb Building B753 Loeb Building
Phone: (613) 520-2600 ext. 2990 Phone: (613) 520-2600 ext. 3990
Email: michael.mopas@carleton.ca Email: xiaobei.chen@carleton.ca
Anthropology Undergraduate Program Coordinator Anthropology Graduate
Program Coordinator
Dr. Marie-Eve Carrier-Moisan Dr. Bernhard Leistle
D795 Loeb Building C775 Loeb Building
Phone: (613) 520-2600 ext. 3724 Phone: (613) 520-2600 ext. 1955
Email: marieeve.carriermoisan@carleton.ca Email: bernhard.leistle@carleton.ca

Anthropology Faculty

NAME INTERESTS Email Ext.
Core Anthropology Faculty
Virginia Caputo* Gendered childhoods, girlhood, children’s rights, feminist theories and methodologies, transnational feminism, globalization, schooling, youth and media, violence, health virginia.caputo@carleton.ca 2624
Marie-Eve Carrier-Moisan* Gender, sexual politics, migration and transnationalism, sex tourism and sexual labour, public emotions, Brazil marieeve.carriermoisan@carleton.ca 3724
Louise de la Gorgendière* African diaspora, migration, development anthropology, education, ethnopolitics, Ghana louise.de.la.gorgendiere@carleton.ca 2589
Danielle DiNovelli-Lang** Human-Animal relations, value theory, posthumanism, natural resource economies; U.S./Indigenous politics; Alaska danielle.dinovelli@carleton.ca 2614
Brian Given* Symbolism, Tibet, weapons and culture, meditation and ritual systems brian.given@carleton.ca 3571
Peter Gose* Race, colonialism, hermeneutics, practice theory, hegemony theory peter.gose@carleton.ca 2585
Bernhard Leistle* Phenomenological anthropology, anthropology of psychiatry, semiotics, Morocco bernhard.leistle@carleton.ca 1955
Donna Patrick* Linguistic ethnography, indigeneity; transnationalism and urbanization, Arctic, language endangerment and revitalization donna.patrick@carleton.ca 8070
Jen Pylypa* Medical anthropology, health of women and children, transnational adoption, Southeast Asia, Canada jen.pylypa@carleton.ca 6329
Daniel Rosenblatt* Indigeneity, middleclassness, electronic media, identity, cultural theory daniel.rosenblatt@carleton.ca 1966
Blair Rutherford* Governance and rights, migration and borders; agrarian dynamics, gendered livelihoods, sub-Saharan Africa blair.rutherford@carleton.ca 2601
Frances Slaney* Tarahumara ethnography, anthropology of art, material culture, anthropology of museums, ritual, landscape aesthetics, history of anthropology, anthropological theory frances.slaney@carleton.ca 4098
Zoe Todd** Human-environmental relations, indigenous and comparative political ontologies, gender, resource extraction, colonialism zoes.todd@carleton.ca 4007
Anthropology Faculty in Other Departments
Melanie Adrian** Minorities rights in religiously, ethnically and culturally diverse societies melanie.adrian@carleton.ca 2085
Kamari Clarke* Law, Culture, History, Power, The Judicialization of Politics, Transnational Ethnographies of International Law, Contemporary Evidentiary Dilemmas, Religion and Social Movements kamari.clarke@carleton.ca 4170
Monica Patterson** Children/childhoods, memory, violence, race/racism/racialisation, visual culture, heritage, museums, curating, sub-Saharan Africa monica.patterson@carleton.ca  3104
Ruth Phillips* Visual studies, museum studies, Aboriginal art and material culture, cultures of indigenous and diasporic communities. ruth.phillips@carleton.ca 2350
Allan Ryan* Contemporary Indigenous expressive arts; Aboriginal film makers, collaborative initiatives in the preservation of ethnic identities in Canada, China and Brazil,  Aboriginal cartoonists; humour in art allan.ryan@carleton.ca 4035

Sociology Faculty

NAME INTERESTS Email Ext.
Nahla Abdo* Gender, Race, Class, and the Settler-Colonial State; Women and the State in the Middle East, Colonialism and Imperialism nahla.abdo@carleton.ca 3569
Tullio Caputo* Criminology, policing, youth engagement, multi-sector collaboration, sustainable community development tullio.caputo@carleton.ca 2617
Xiaobei Chen* The child citizen, governance, racism, culturalism, colonialism, migration xiaobei.chen@carleton.ca 3990
Wallace Clement* Political economy, Canadian society, social stratification, the labour process, class formation and the labour process in mining and fishing; national survey of class structure and gender in Canada, with a comparison to Finland, Norway, Sweden, and the United States; class and the state in Canada, Australia, Sweden, Japan, West Germany, and the United Kingdom; comparative labour market policies and practices wallace.clement@carleton.ca 2772
Bruce Curtis* State formation, administration and government; subjectivities; development of the ‘social and moral sciences’; the British Empire, 1750-1850. bruce.curtis@carleton.ca 2596
Tonya Davidson  Urban spaces, public memory, nostalgia, popular culture, and Canadian identity tonya.davidson@carleton.ca 2087
Darryl Davies Police oversight and accountability, police militarization, risk focused and evidence-based crime prevention, criminal justice policy and sentencing, corrections darryl.davies@carleton.ca 2605
Aaron Doyle* Critical and public criminology; risk, insurance, and security; surveillance; crime and media. aaron.doyle@carleton.ca 1914
William Flynn Historical and contemporary forms of travel and tourism, tourist guidebooks, and how identities are formed under liminal and unusual circumstances william.flynn3@carleton.ca 1198
Neil Gerlach* Apocalypse culture, sociology of war, biotechnology and social control neil.gerlach@carleton.ca 1331
Katharine Kelly* Homicide, gendered violence, youth crime, youth gangs katharine.kelly@carleton.ca 6643
Jacqueline Kennelly* Youth cultures, urban sociology, social movements, citizenship, phenomenology, qualitative methods, homelessness, Olympics jacqueline.kennelly@carleton.ca 8103
Zhiqiu Lin* Theories of crime, crime trends, legal reforms in China, Chinese society, law and society, quantitative research methods zhiqiu.lin@carleton.ca 1099
Amina Mire* Women and health, anti-ageing, globalization of whiteness, gender and the sociology of science and technology amina.mire@carleton.ca 4476
Michael Mopas* sound studies, science, technology and law, cultural studies, criminology and sociolegal studies, food studies michael.mopas@carleton.ca 2990
Carlos Novas* Biopolitics, governmentality, science and technology studies, biological citizenship, biosociality carlos.novas@carleton.ca 2615
Augustine Park* Transitional justice, race/racism/racialisation, children/childhoods, international intervention, political violence augustine.park@carleton.ca 2593
Justin Paulson* Social movements, political economy, Marxist theory, public goods and services justin.paulson@carleton.ca 2938
George Pollard* Mathematical sociology, quantitative methods, sociology of entertainment, media sociology, social psychology george.pollard@carleton.ca 2623
Steven Prus* Gerontology, social epidemiology, quantitative methods steven.prus@carleton.ca 3760
John Shepherd* Sociology and aesthetics of music, popular music studies, theory and method in musicology, cultural studies, and the sociology of music education john.shepherd@carleton.ca 8100
Alexis Shotwell* Politics of health, critical disability studies, feminist theory, race and racialization. alexis.shotwell@carleton.ca 2591
Janet Siltanen* Gender and intersectionality, solidarity, post-positivism janet.siltanen@carleton.ca 2795
Daiva Stasiulis* Citizenship studies, global migration, multiple citizenship and transnationalism, state discourses and practices of multiculturalism, immigration and anti-racist policies,feminist intersectionality and social inequality, critical race studies, sociology of emotions. daiva.stasiulis@carleton.ca 1098
Rania Tfaily* Social Demography; Inequality in Education; Sociology of the Family; Health Disparities; Quantitative Methods rania.tfaily@carleton.ca 2625
Michel Vallée Youth culture and youth justice, community development and mobilization, community crime control, crime prevention, law enforcement and police management, socio-legal policy and program development michel.vallee@carleton.ca 2606
Friskjen (Pum) van Veldhoven pum.vanveldhoven@carleton.ca 1127
William Walters* Migration studies, Foucault, political sociology, citizenship studies, secrecy william.walters@carleton.ca 2790
Sociology Faculty in Other Departments
Patricia Ballamingie* Localizing food systems and sustainable community, community-university partnerships, environmental conflict and deliberative democracy patricia.ballamingie@carleton.ca 8566
Nicolas Carrier* Social systems theory, theoretical criminology, social control, sociology of law and punishment, moralization, biocriminology, drug policies nicolas.carrier@carleton.ca 1237
Patrizia Gentile* Cultural/gender history, history of sexuality, history and theory of the body, beauty contests, national security, October Crisis and immigrant communities, queer theory patrizia.gentile@carleton.ca 1456
Joshua Greenberg* Crisis/risk communication, public relations, media and disasters, public health, and political communication joshua.greenberg@carleton.ca 1965
Roy Hanes* disability history, disability and immigration, disability and employment, and disability supports, accessibility, accommodation and supports within schools of Social Work across Canada roy.hanes@carleton.ca 3545
Jennifer Henderson* Canadian literature, cultural studies in and of Canada, settler colonialism, gender studies jennifer.henderson@carleton.ca 2367
Lara Karaian* legal regulation and construction of sex, gender and sexuality, feminist, critical race, queer and transgender legal theory, critical criminology, cultural criminology, and porn studies lara.karaian@carleton.ca 1458
Maeve McMahon* Criminal justice in the Baltic States maeve.mcmahon@carleton.ca 8095
Dawn Moore* The role of photographic evidence, feminism, queer theory, Actor-Network Theory and cultural studies, the constitution of criminalized subjectivities, political and public engagement, prisoners experience of imprisonment dawn.moore@carleton.ca 3823
Allan Moscovitch* History of the Welfare State in Canada, social administration, particularly the administration of social assistance, Federal/Provincial relations and social welfare, Aboriginal peoples and social welfare, poverty allan.moscovitch@carleton.ca 8918
Xuan Thuy Nguyen  Critical disability studies, critical policy studies, inclusive education, critical theory, human rights and post-colonial studies, visual methodologies XuanThuyNguyen@cunet.carleton.ca 5042
George Rigakos* Pacification, anti-security, political economy of public and private policing, increasing role of Business Improvement Areas (BIAs) in local governance and security, nightclubs as spectacles of risk, insecurity and consumption in late capitalism, mutualism, cooperative production george.rigakos@carleton.ca 3683
Megan Rivers-Moore*** intersections of sociology, gender studies, and Latin American and Caribbean studies, how sexuality operates transnationally, gendered affective labour, travel and tourism, race and ethnicity, postcolonial and transnational feminisms, and qualitative methods megan.riversmoore@carleton.ca 3201
Rebecca Schein*** Marxist political economy and cultural studies, commodification and decommodification of public goods and services, rights, commons, citizenship, and moral claims, mutual aid and social movement dynamics, social movement or community unionism, and political cultures of solidarity rebecca.schein@carleton.ca 1660
Dale Spencer*** Criminalization of Marginalized Populations, with a focus on youth and homeless people, violence, victimization dale.spencer@carleton.ca 8096

Contract Instructors

New and returning Contract Instructors, please see the Information for Contract Instructors page.

Summer 2017

Name Courses Email Office
Amanda Joy ANTH 1002A AmandaJoy@cunet.carleton.ca A713
Leslie-Anne Keown SOCI 3410A LeslieAnneKeown@cunet.carleton.ca A713
Michael Lait SOCI 2001A michaellait@CUNET.CARLETON.CA A701
Kathleen Moss SOCI 2043A KathleenMoss@cunet.carleton.ca A713
Christian Pasiak SOCI 1001A, SOCI 1002A ChristianPasiak@cunet.carleton.ca A713
Chitra Sekhar ANTH 3045A ChitraSekhar@cunet.carleton.ca A713
Tom Sherwood ANTH 2550B TomSherwood@Cunet.Carleton.Ca A713
Paul Thibaudeau ANTH 1001A, ANTH 2500A PaulThibaudeau@cunet.carleton.ca A701

Distinguished Research Professors

Rianne Mahon
Sociology & Anthropology, School of Public Policy and Administration, and the Institute of Political Economy
CIGI Chair in Comparative Family and Social Policy, Balsillie School of International Affairs,
and Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo

Professors Emeriti

Name Email
Alan Hunt alan.hunt@carleton.ca
Florence Kellner flo.kellner@carleton.ca

Adjunct Research Professors

Name and Affiliation Email
Seantel Anaïs
Ph.D. (Carleton)
University of Winnipeg
*Sociology MA only
sean.anais@uottawa.ca
Claudio Aporta
Ph.D. (Alberta)
Dalhousie University
*Anthropology
claudio_aporta@carleton.ca
Gretchen Bakke
Ph.D. (Chicago)
Wesleyan University
*Sociology
gbakke@wesleyan.edu
Tanya Basok
Ph.D. (York)
University of Windsor
*Sociology
basok@uwindsor.ca
Simon Brascoupé
M.A. (SUNY)
Consultant
*Anthropology MA only
simonbrascoupe@hotmail.com
Kristin Bright
Ph.D. (California, Santa-Cruz)
Carleton University
*Anthropology
kristin.bright@carleton.ca
Christine Bruckert
Ph.D. (Carleton)
University of Ottawa, Department of Criminology
*Sociology
christine.bruckert@uottawa.ca
Daniel Buckles
Ph.D. (Carleton)
Senior Research Associate (Carleton)
www.sas2.net
*Anthropology
dbuckles@sympatico.ca
Erin Connell
Ph.D. (Carleton)
Privy Council Office, Government of Canada
*Sociology
erin.connell@sympatico.ca
Myrna Dawson
Ph.D. (Toronto)
University of Guelph, Criminology & Criminal Justice Policy Program
*Sociology
mdawson@uoguelph.ca
Walter DeKeseredy
Ph.D. (York)
Anna Deane Carlson Endowed Chair of Social Sciences,
Director of the Research Center on Violence,
Department of Sociology and Anthropology,
West Virginia University
*Sociology
walter.dekeseredy@uoit.ca
Colleen Dell
Ph.D. (Carleton)
University of Saskatchewan
*Sociology
colleen.dell@usask.ca
Keith Denny
Ph.D. (Toronto)
Director, Research and Policy, Canadian Healthcare Association
*Sociology
ktdenny90@gmail.com
Chris Dixon
Ph.D. (USC, Santa-Cruz)
Board Member, Institute for Anarchist Studies
*Sociology MA only
chrisd@resist.ca
Andrea Doucet
Ph.D. (Cambridge)
Sociology Professor, Brock University
Canada Research Chair in Gender, Work and Care
*Sociology
andreadoucet078@gmail.com
Bryan C. Gordon
Ph.D. (Calgary)
Archaeological Survey of Canada
Canadian Museum of Civilization
*Anthropology MA only
bryan.gordon@civilisations.ca
Jennie Hornosty
Ph.D. (York)
Department of Sociology, University of New Brunswick (Retired)
*not a supervisor
jennie.hornosty@carleton.ca
Beth E. Jackson
Ph.D. (York)
Public Health Agency of Canada
*Sociology
beth.jackson@phac-aspc.gc.ca
Leslie-Anne Keown
Ph.D. (Calgary)
Statistics Canada
*Sociology
lkeown@connect.carleton.ca
Sylvie Leblanc
Ph.D. (Alberta)
The Inuksuit Project,
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Carleton University
*Anthropology MA only
sylvie_leblanc@carleton.ca
Bertha Mo
Ph.D. (Berkeley)
I.D.R.C.
*Anthropology MA only
bmo@ociso.org
Pat O’Malley
Ph.D. (London University)
University of Sydney, Faculty of Law
*Sociology
pomalley@usyd.edu.au
Jane Parpart
University of Massachusetts, Department of Conflict Resolution, Human Security, and Global Governance
*Sociology
jane.parpart@umb.edu
Mike Patterson
Ph.D. (Carleton)
Community Health Research Unit
University of Ottawa
*Sociology
mike_patterson@carleton.ca
Senator Landon Pearson, O.C.
M.Ed. (Ottawa)
Landon Pearson Resource Centre
for the Study of Childhood and Children’s Rights
Carleton University
*Sociology MA only
landon.pearson@carleton.ca
Jean-Luc Pilon (Adjunct Professor)
Ph.D. (Toronto)
Curator of Ontario Archaeology, Canadian Museum of Civilization
Archaeologist, *Anthropology MA only
Jean-Luc.Pilon@civilization.ca
Bali Ram
Ph.D. (Ohio State)
Statistics Canada
*Sociology
Bali.Ram@statcan.ca
Tom Sherwood
Ph.D. (Carleton)
Carleton University
*not a supervisor
tom_sherwood@carleton.ca
Rob Shields
PhD (Sussex)
Professor, University of Alberta
*Sociology
rshields@ualberta.ca
Roberta Sinclair
Ph.D. (Carleton)
Royal Canadian Mounted Police
*Sociology MA only
roberta.sinclair@rcmp-grc.gc.ca
Lil Tonmyr
Ph.D. (Carleton)
Public Health Agency of Canada
Canadian Child Welfare Research
*Sociology
Lil_Tonmyr@phac-aspc.gc.ca
Adnan Turegun
Ph.D. (Carleton)
Centre for International Migration and Settlement Studies
*Sociology
adnan_turegun@carleton.ca
Melanie White
Ph.D. (Carleton)
Senior Lecturer in Social Theory
University of New South Wales
Former Faculty (Carleton)
*Sociology
melanie.white@unsw.edu.au