Our Faculty

Michael Dennis
Professor and Acting Head

Claudine Bonner
Associate Professor
Areas of specialization: 
African Diaspora Studies, Community History, Critical Race Theory, Education, Equity and Social Justice

James J. Brittain  (sabbatical until June 30, 2021)
Professor
Areas of specialization:  
Class (Consciousness), Disposable Populations, Escape, Political Economy, Social Theory, Sport

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

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

Heather A. Dahringer
Professor
Areas of specialization:  
Addiction Studies, Gender and Sexuality, Sociology of Crime and Deviance, Rape and Sexual Assault in Canada, Qualitative Methodologies, Research Ethics and the Internet

Lesley Frank
Professor
Areas of specialization:  
Sociology of Food, Family Poverty, Sociology of Health, Research Methods,Public Policy

Maria Majerski
Assistant Professor
Areas of specialization:
Social Networks and Community; Race and Ethnic Relations; International Migration; Social Policy; Research Methods; Population and Society; Work, Stratification and Labour Market

Elisabeth Rondinelli
Lecturer
Areas of specialization: 
Cultural Sociology, Gender and Sexuality, Education, Cross-cultural Interactions, Ethnography, Digital Sociology, Qualitative Research Methods

Sarah Rudrum
Associate Professor and Graduate Coordinator
Areas of specialization: 
Sociology of Health and Illness, Gender and Health, Sociology of Family, Gender and Sexuality, Global Issues, Qualitative Research Methodology

Jaro Stacul
Assistant Professor
Areas of specialization:
Cultural Sociology; Nationalism, Populism and the State; Ideology; Social Movements; Ethnography; Memory; The Environment 

Part-time Faculty 2020-21
Lisa C. Robertson
Anthony Gracey

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