Western University SociologyFaculty of Social Science

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

Anton Allahar, Professor

Anton Allahar
  • Economic and political sociology of the Caribbean
  • Ideology, ethnicity, class and nationalism

allahar@uwo.ca
519-661-2111 x85116
SSC 5206
office hours: Mon & Wed 8:15-9:00am or 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

cote@uwo.ca
519-661-2111 x85118
SSC 5208
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: 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

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  • 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
Vice-Provost (International)
Director, Workforce Aging in the New Economy

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
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

Mark Cleveland, Associate Professor, DAN Management and Organizational Studies
Director, Collaborative Graduate Program in Migration and Ethnic Relations

Mark Cleveland
  • globalization, culture and consumption
  • social influences on attitudes and behaviors
  • proenvironmental attitudes and behaviors

mclevela@uwo.ca
519-661-2111 ext. 81464
SSC 5207
office hours: by appointment
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
Co-Director, Statistics Canada Research Data Centre at Western

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

mhaan2@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
office hours: Tues 9:00-11:00 am
Faculty Profile

Charles G. Levine, Associate Professor

Charles G. Levine
  • Social psychology
  • Ego development
  • Critical theory
  • The history of sociological theory

clevine@uwo.ca
519-661-2111 x85131
SSC 5316
office hours: by appointment
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: by appointment
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

Kate H. Choi, Assistant Professor

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

hchoi228@uwo.ca
519-661-2111 x85115
SSC 5331
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: by appointment
Faculty Profile

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

Karen Kim Ashby - aka Luton
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kim.ashby@uwo.ca
519-661-2111 ext. 87177
SSC 5417
office hours: Mon 11:30-1:30, Wed 11:30-1:30
Faculty Profile

Gale Cassidy, Lecturer

Gale Cassidy
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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

Anton Allahar, Professor

Anton Allahar
  • Economic and political sociology of the Caribbean
  • Ideology, ethnicity, class and nationalism

allahar@uwo.ca
519-661-2111 x85116
SSC 5206
office hours: Mon & Wed 8:15-9:00am or 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
  •  

kim.ashby@uwo.ca
519-661-2111 ext. 87177
SSC 5417
office hours: Mon 11:30-1:30, Wed 11:30-1:30
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

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, Assistant Professor

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

hchoi228@uwo.ca
519-661-2111 x85115
SSC 5331
office hours: by appointment
Faculty Profile

Mark Cleveland, Associate Professor, DAN Management and Organizational Studies
Director, Collaborative Graduate Program in Migration and Ethnic Relations

Mark Cleveland
  • globalization, culture and consumption
  • social influences on attitudes and behaviors
  • proenvironmental attitudes and behaviors

mclevela@uwo.ca
519-661-2111 ext. 81464
SSC 5207
office hours: by appointment
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

cote@uwo.ca
519-661-2111 x85118
SSC 5208
office hours: by appointment
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 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: by appointment
Faculty Profile

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

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

mhaan2@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

no photo
  • 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
office hours: Tues 9:00-11:00 am
Faculty Profile

Charles G. Levine, Associate Professor

Charles G. Levine
  • Social psychology
  • Ego development
  • Critical theory
  • The history of sociological theory

clevine@uwo.ca
519-661-2111 x85131
SSC 5316
office hours: by appointment
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: by appointment
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
Vice-Provost (International)
Director, Workforce Aging in the New Economy

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
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: 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