Our Faculty

 

Liam Swiss
Head, Professor
Areas of specialization:  
Sociology of Development, Gender, Globalization, Political Sociology, Canadian Foreign Policy, Research Methods

Claudine Bonner On Leave (From June 30, 2023)
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

Areas of specialization:
Sociological Theory; Cultural Sociology; Morality; Friendship

Rebecca (Becky) Casey On Sabbatical (July 1, 2024 - June 30, 2025)
Associate Professor
Areas of specialization:
 Aging, Disability, Work and Employment, Sociology of Health and Illness, Research Methods, Social Inequality, Public Policy
Rabindra Chaulagain
Assistant Professor
Areas of specialization:
Necropolitics, Race, Gender, Sexuality, Qualitative Methodology, Global Postcolonialism, Indigenous Anticolonialism

Lesley Frank On Sabbatical (July 1, 2024 - December 31, 2024)
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

Emily Lockhart
Assistant Professor
Areas of specialization:  
Gender and Sexuality, Sexual Citizenship, Critical Youth Studies, Feminist and Critical Legal Theory, Social Justice, Digital Technology and Communication Studies

Foroogh Mohammadi
Assistant Professor
Areas of specialization:  
Sociology of Culture, Race and Ethnicity, Space, Place, and Time, International Migration, Qualitative Methods, Identity and Belonging, Environmental Sociology

Sarah Rudrum
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

 

Adjunct Faculty

Elisabeth Rondinelli

Zelda Abramson

Jeanette Auger
Dianne Looker

Katherine Morton Richards
Ann Marie Powers
Tony Thomson

Open Acadia Faculty
Jeanette Auger
Michelle Coleman
Chris McCormick
Ann Marie Powers