Full-Time Faculty


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Tracey Adams, Professor
Chair, Department of Sociology

Tracey Adams
  • Professions, gender and work
  • Regulation of professions in Canada (alternate health professions)

tladams@uwo.ca
519-661-2111 x85142
SSC 5328
office hours: by appointment
Faculty Profile

Robert Andersen, Professor
Dean, Faculty of Social Science

Robert Andersen
  • Political sociology
  • Social stratification
  • Quantitative research methods and statistics

socsci-dean@uwo.ca
519-661-2111 ext. 84958
SSC 9438
office hours: by appointment
Dean's Profile

Ingrid Arnet Connidis, Professor

Ingrid Arnet Connidis
  • Family ties and aging
  • Centrality of gender to family life
  • Value of life course perspective and context in studying relationships
  • Policy implications of research results

connidis@uwo.ca
519-661-3691
SSC 5329
office hours: by appointment
Faculty Profile

James Côté, Professor

James Côté
  • Youth studies
  • Sociology of education
  • Identity studies

Michael Gardiner, Professor

Michael Gardiner
  • Theories of affect (especially boredom)
  • The everyday
  • Utopia
  • Dialogical social theory (the work of Mikhail Bakhtin in particular)

megardin@uwo.ca
519-661-2111 x85139
SSC 5424
office hours: Thurs. 2:00-3:30, or by appointment
Faculty Profile

Warren E. (Ted) Hewitt, Professor
President, SSHRC

Warren E. (Ted) Hewitt
  • Brazil
  • Social movements, local government, and population health
  • International cooperation for urban development in Latin America

hewitt@uwo.ca
ON LEAVE: Serving as President, SSHRC

Anders Holm, Professor
Director, Centre for Population, Aging and Health

Anders Holm
  • quantitative methods
  • social stratification
  • sociology of health

aholm@uwo.ca
519-661-2111 ext. 85515
SSC 5327
office hours: by appointment
Faculty Profile

Laura Huey, Professor

Laura Huey
  • Policing
  • Victimization
  • Trauma and resiliency
  • Research and policy

lhuey@uwo.ca
519-661-2111 x85151
SSC 5213
office hours: by appointment
Faculty Profile

Julie McMullin, Professor

Julie McMullin
  • How class, age, gender, ethnicity, and race, structure inequality in paid work and families

mcmullin@uwo.ca
519-661-2111 x86409
StvH 3107G
On leave, serving as Vice-Provost (International)

Anabel Quan-Haase, Professor

Anabel Quan-Haase
  • Computer-mediated communication
  • The networked society
  • Social networks
  • New media and social change

aquanhaa@uwo.ca
519-661-2111 x86952
SSC 5413
On sabbatical
Faculty Profile

Teresa Abada, Associate Professor

Teresa Abada
  • Economic and social integration of children of immigrants

tabada@uwo.ca
519-661-2111 x83690
SSC 5429
office hours: by appointment
Faculty Profile

Kate H. Choi, Associate Professor

Kate Choi
  • Family demography
  • International migration
  • Social stratification
  • Quantitative methods

hchoi228@uwo.ca
519-661-2111 x85115
SSC 5331
[on sabbatical July 1, 2018-Dec. 31, 2018]
Faculty Profile

Lorraine Davies, Associate Professor
Associate Vice-Provost, School of Graduate and Post-Doctoral Studies

Lorraine Davies
  • Gender inequality
  • Stress and women’s health across the life course
  • The effects of interpersonal violence on women’s well-being

ldavies@uwo.ca
519-661-2102
SSB 4180
office hours: by appointment
Faculty Profile

Janice Forsyth, Associate Professor
Director, First Nations Studies

Janice Forsyth
  • Aboriginal physical practices, health, and identity
  • sport and Canadian culture
  • power relations and the body

jforsyt3@uwo.ca
519-661-2111 ext. 87341
SSC 3208
office hours: by appointment
Faculty Profile

Michael Haan, Associate Professor
Canada Research Chair in Migration and Ethnic Relations
Director, Statistics Canada Research Data Centre at Western

Director, Collaborative Graduate Program in Migration and Ethnic Relations

Michael Haan
  • Demography
  • Immigrant settlement
  • Labour market integration
  • Data development

michael.haan@uwo.ca
519-661-2111 ext. 85110
SSC 5324
office hours: by appointment
Faculty Profile

Wolfgang Lehmann, Associate Professor
Undergraduate Chair, Department of Sociology

Wolfgang Lehmann
  • Work
  • Education
  • Social inequality
  • The interplay between structural factors and individual agency in school-work transitions

wlehmann@uwo.ca
519-661-2111 x85385
SSC 5430
on Sabbatical
Faculty Profile

Rachel Margolis, Associate Professor

Rachel Margolis
  • Demography
  • Family
  • Health and Well-being

rachel.margolis@uwo.ca
519-661-2111 x82850
SSC 5326
office hours: Tuesdays 11-noon
Faculty Profile

Scott Schaffer, Associate Professor

Scott Schaffer
  • Contemporary and global social theory
  • The sociology of development
  • Resistance movements
  • The interplay between sociological theory, social policy, and social change

scott.schaffer@uwo.ca
519-661-2111 x85122
SSC 5411
office hours: by appointment
Faculty Profile

Kim Shuey, Associate Professor
Graduate Chair, Sociology

Kim Shuey
  • Health inequality across the life course
  • Work, health, and aging in the new economy
  • Nonstandard and precarious employment

kshuey@uwo.ca
519-661-2111 x85135
SSC 5426
office hours: by appointment
Faculty Profile

Andrea Willson, Associate Professor

Andrea Willson
  • Social inequality of the life course
  • Longitudinal data methods
  • Socioeconomic status and health

willson@uwo.ca
519-661-2111 x85132
SSC 5423
Faculty Profile

Anna Zajacova, Associate Professor

Anna Zajacova
  • health inequalities
  • social epidemiology
  • lifecourse and aging

anna.zajacova@uwo.ca
519-661-2111 x85123
SSC 5330
office hours: by appointment
Faculty Profile

Dale Ballucci, Assistant Professor

Dale Ballucci
  • Administration of criminal justice
  • Legal regulation of children and youth
  • Sociology of law

dballucc@uwo.ca
519-661-2111 ext. 85140
SSC 5403
office hours: by appointment
Faculty Profile

David Calnitsky, Assistant Professor

David Calnitsky
  • work
  • inequality
  • social theory

dcalnits@uwo.ca
519-661-2111 ext. 81380
SSC 5402
office hours: Tues. 9:00-10:00 and by appointment
Faculty Profile

Patrick Denice, Assistant Professor

Patrick Denice
  • stratification, race, and ethicity
  • sociology of education
  • labour markets

pdenice@uwo.ca
(519) 661-2111 ext. 85725
SSC 5316
office hours: Tues. 2:00-4:00
Faculty Profile

Sean Waite, Assistant Professor

Sean Waite
  • social inequality
  • LGBTQ and the labour market
  • criminology and deviance

swaite3@uwo.ca
519 661-2111 x87689
SSC 5401
office hours: Fri. 9:00-11:00am
Faculty Profile

Karen (Kim) Ashby - (aka Luton), Lecturer

Karen Kim Ashby - aka Luton
  • criminology
  • wrongful convictions
  • human trafficking

kim.ashby@uwo.ca
519-661-2111 ext. 87177
SSC 5417
office hours: Mon. 11:30-12:30
Faculty Profile

Gale Cassidy, Lecturer

Gale Cassidy
  •  

gcassidy@uwo.ca
519-661-2111 x83693
SSC 5405
office hours: Wednesdays 2-3 or by appointment
Faculty Profile

Tess Hooks, Lecturer

Tess Hooks

thooks@uwo.ca
519-661-2111 ext. 84611
SSC 5322
office hours: Mon. 10:00-12:00
Faculty Profile

William Marshall, Lecturer

William Marshall

marshal2@uwo.ca
519-661-2111 ext. 85045
SSC 5409
office hours: Mon 3:00-5:00 pm
Faculty Profile


Teresa Abada, Associate Professor

Teresa Abada
  • Economic and social integration of children of immigrants

tabada@uwo.ca
519-661-2111 x83690
SSC 5429
office hours: by appointment
Faculty Profile

Tracey Adams, Professor
Chair, Department of Sociology

Tracey Adams
  • Professions, gender and work
  • Regulation of professions in Canada (alternate health professions)

tladams@uwo.ca
519-661-2111 x85142
SSC 5328
office hours: by appointment
Faculty Profile

Robert Andersen, Professor
Dean, Faculty of Social Science

Robert Andersen
  • Political sociology
  • Social stratification
  • Quantitative research methods and statistics

socsci-dean@uwo.ca
519-661-2111 ext. 84958
SSC 9438
office hours: by appointment
Dean's Profile

Karen (Kim) Ashby - (aka Luton), Lecturer

Karen Kim Ashby - aka Luton
  • criminology
  • wrongful convictions
  • human trafficking

kim.ashby@uwo.ca
519-661-2111 ext. 87177
SSC 5417
office hours: Mon. 11:30-12:30
Faculty Profile

Dale Ballucci, Assistant Professor

Dale Ballucci
  • Administration of criminal justice
  • Legal regulation of children and youth
  • Sociology of law

dballucc@uwo.ca
519-661-2111 ext. 85140
SSC 5403
office hours: by appointment
Faculty Profile

David Calnitsky, Assistant Professor

David Calnitsky
  • work
  • inequality
  • social theory

dcalnits@uwo.ca
519-661-2111 ext. 81380
SSC 5402
office hours: Tues. 9:00-10:00 and by appointment
Faculty Profile

Gale Cassidy, Lecturer

Gale Cassidy
  •  

gcassidy@uwo.ca
519-661-2111 x83693
SSC 5405
office hours: Wednesdays 2-3 or by appointment
Faculty Profile

Kate H. Choi, Associate Professor

Kate Choi
  • Family demography
  • International migration
  • Social stratification
  • Quantitative methods

hchoi228@uwo.ca
519-661-2111 x85115
SSC 5331
[on sabbatical July 1, 2018-Dec. 31, 2018]
Faculty Profile

Ingrid Arnet Connidis, Professor

Ingrid Arnet Connidis
  • Family ties and aging
  • Centrality of gender to family life
  • Value of life course perspective and context in studying relationships
  • Policy implications of research results

connidis@uwo.ca
519-661-3691
SSC 5329
office hours: by appointment
Faculty Profile

James Côté, Professor

James Côté
  • Youth studies
  • Sociology of education
  • Identity studies

Lorraine Davies, Associate Professor
Associate Vice-Provost, School of Graduate and Post-Doctoral Studies

Lorraine Davies
  • Gender inequality
  • Stress and women’s health across the life course
  • The effects of interpersonal violence on women’s well-being

ldavies@uwo.ca
519-661-2102
SSB 4180
office hours: by appointment
Faculty Profile

Patrick Denice, Assistant Professor

Patrick Denice
  • stratification, race, and ethicity
  • sociology of education
  • labour markets

pdenice@uwo.ca
(519) 661-2111 ext. 85725
SSC 5316
office hours: Tues. 2:00-4:00
Faculty Profile

Janice Forsyth, Associate Professor
Director, First Nations Studies

Janice Forsyth
  • Aboriginal physical practices, health, and identity
  • sport and Canadian culture
  • power relations and the body

jforsyt3@uwo.ca
519-661-2111 ext. 87341
SSC 3208
office hours: by appointment
Faculty Profile

Michael Gardiner, Professor

Michael Gardiner
  • Theories of affect (especially boredom)
  • The everyday
  • Utopia
  • Dialogical social theory (the work of Mikhail Bakhtin in particular)

megardin@uwo.ca
519-661-2111 x85139
SSC 5424
office hours: Thurs. 2:00-3:30, or by appointment
Faculty Profile

Michael Haan, Associate Professor
Canada Research Chair in Migration and Ethnic Relations
Director, Statistics Canada Research Data Centre at Western

Director, Collaborative Graduate Program in Migration and Ethnic Relations

Michael Haan
  • Demography
  • Immigrant settlement
  • Labour market integration
  • Data development

michael.haan@uwo.ca
519-661-2111 ext. 85110
SSC 5324
office hours: by appointment
Faculty Profile

Warren E. (Ted) Hewitt, Professor
President, SSHRC

Warren E. (Ted) Hewitt
  • Brazil
  • Social movements, local government, and population health
  • International cooperation for urban development in Latin America

hewitt@uwo.ca
ON LEAVE: Serving as President, SSHRC

Anders Holm, Professor
Director, Centre for Population, Aging and Health

Anders Holm
  • quantitative methods
  • social stratification
  • sociology of health

aholm@uwo.ca
519-661-2111 ext. 85515
SSC 5327
office hours: by appointment
Faculty Profile

Tess Hooks, Lecturer

Tess Hooks

thooks@uwo.ca
519-661-2111 ext. 84611
SSC 5322
office hours: Mon. 10:00-12:00
Faculty Profile

Laura Huey, Professor

Laura Huey
  • Policing
  • Victimization
  • Trauma and resiliency
  • Research and policy

lhuey@uwo.ca
519-661-2111 x85151
SSC 5213
office hours: by appointment
Faculty Profile

Wolfgang Lehmann, Associate Professor
Undergraduate Chair, Department of Sociology

Wolfgang Lehmann
  • Work
  • Education
  • Social inequality
  • The interplay between structural factors and individual agency in school-work transitions

wlehmann@uwo.ca
519-661-2111 x85385
SSC 5430
on Sabbatical
Faculty Profile

Rachel Margolis, Associate Professor

Rachel Margolis
  • Demography
  • Family
  • Health and Well-being

rachel.margolis@uwo.ca
519-661-2111 x82850
SSC 5326
office hours: Tuesdays 11-noon
Faculty Profile

William Marshall, Lecturer

William Marshall

marshal2@uwo.ca
519-661-2111 ext. 85045
SSC 5409
office hours: Mon 3:00-5:00 pm
Faculty Profile

Julie McMullin, Professor

Julie McMullin
  • How class, age, gender, ethnicity, and race, structure inequality in paid work and families

mcmullin@uwo.ca
519-661-2111 x86409
StvH 3107G
On leave, serving as Vice-Provost (International)

Anabel Quan-Haase, Professor

Anabel Quan-Haase
  • Computer-mediated communication
  • The networked society
  • Social networks
  • New media and social change

aquanhaa@uwo.ca
519-661-2111 x86952
SSC 5413
On sabbatical
Faculty Profile

Scott Schaffer, Associate Professor

Scott Schaffer
  • Contemporary and global social theory
  • The sociology of development
  • Resistance movements
  • The interplay between sociological theory, social policy, and social change

scott.schaffer@uwo.ca
519-661-2111 x85122
SSC 5411
office hours: by appointment
Faculty Profile

Kim Shuey, Associate Professor
Graduate Chair, Sociology

Kim Shuey
  • Health inequality across the life course
  • Work, health, and aging in the new economy
  • Nonstandard and precarious employment

kshuey@uwo.ca
519-661-2111 x85135
SSC 5426
office hours: by appointment
Faculty Profile

Sean Waite, Assistant Professor

Sean Waite
  • social inequality
  • LGBTQ and the labour market
  • criminology and deviance

swaite3@uwo.ca
519 661-2111 x87689
SSC 5401
office hours: Fri. 9:00-11:00am
Faculty Profile

Andrea Willson, Associate Professor

Andrea Willson
  • Social inequality of the life course
  • Longitudinal data methods
  • Socioeconomic status and health

willson@uwo.ca
519-661-2111 x85132
SSC 5423
Faculty Profile

Anna Zajacova, Associate Professor

Anna Zajacova
  • health inequalities
  • social epidemiology
  • lifecourse and aging

anna.zajacova@uwo.ca
519-661-2111 x85123
SSC 5330
office hours: by appointment
Faculty Profile