Our Faculty

Rebecca (Becky) Casey
Acting Head & Assistant Professor
Areas of specialization:  
Aging, Disability, Work and Employment, Sociology of Health and Illness, Research Methods, Social Inequality, Public Policy

Claudine Bonner
Associate Professor
Areas of specialization: 
Black Canadian History, Migration/Diaspora, Gender & Equity, Education

James J. Brittain 
Professor
Areas of specialization:  
Class (Consciousness), Disposable Populations, Escape, Political Economy, Social Theory, Sport

Jesse Carlson
Assistant Professor
and Graduate Coordinator
Areas of specialization:
Sociological Theory; Cultural Sociology; Morality; Friendship

Rabindra Chaulagain
Lecturer
Areas of specialization:
Migration; Critical Refugee Studies; Border Studies; Social Theory; Bio and Necropolitics; Race; Gender

Lesley Frank
Professor
Tier II Canada Research Chair in Food, Health, and Social Justice
Areas of specialization:  Sociology of Food, Family Poverty, Sociology of Health, Research Methods,Public Policy

Katherine Morton Richards
Lecturer
Areas of specialization: S
ettler Colonialism; Colonial Violence; Social Theory;  Sociology of Culture; Memorial and Cultural Heritage; Gender and Sexuality; Gendered Violence; Race, Ethnicity, and Identity; Social Justice; Power, Law, and Settler Colonial Societies

Sarah Rudrum On Sabbatical (July 1, 2022 - June 30, 2023)
Associate Professor
Areas of specialization: 
Sociology of Health and Illness, Gender and Health, Sociology of Family, Gender and Sexuality, Global Issues, Qualitative Research Methodology

Adjunct Faculty
Zelda Abramson
Jeanette Auger
Dianne Looker
Ann Marie Powers
Tony Thomson

Open Acadia Faculty
Jeanette Auger
Michelle Coleman
Chris McCormick
Ann Marie Powers
Anthony (Toni) Roberts
Stephen Schneider
Tony Thomson