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Faculty

Rozzet Jurdi-Hage

Department Head; Associate Professor
Ph.D (University of Western Ontario); MS (American University of Beirut); BA (American University of Beirut)

Office: CL 229
E-mail: Rozzet.Jurdi@uregina.ca
Phone: 306-585-4196
Pronoun(s): She/Her

Research interests

  • Population Health
  • Health Information, Statistics & Survey
  • Risk, Outcomes and Prevention and Safety
  • Community-based Participatory Research
  • Community-engaged Social and Public Policy Research
  • Sociology of Higher Education
  • Postsecondary Students’ Beliefs, Experiences and Outcomes
  • Quantitative and Mixed-methods Research Methodologies and Methods
  • Critical Realism

Dawn Anderson

Sessional Lecturer IV (A)

Office: CL 226
E-mail: Dawn.Anderson@uregina.ca
Phone: 306-585-4186

Robert Biezenski

Instructor III
PhD (Toronto); MA (Memorial); BA (Hons) (Liverpool),

Office: CL 227
E-mail: Robert.Biezenski@uregina.ca
Phone: 306-585-4152

Research interests

  • Analog theory and analog sociology
  • Sociology theory

Henry Chow

Professor and Graduate Program Co-ordinator
PhD (University of Toronto); MA (University of Toronto), BA Hon (University of Toronto), Grad Cert BS (Ontario Theological Seminary); Dip CPC (Institute of Counselling, UK)

Office: CL 231
E-mail: Henry.Chow@uregina.ca
Phone: 306-585-5604

Research interests

  • Criminology and Criminal Justice
  • Immigration and Multiculturalism
  • Race and Ethnic Relations
  • Social Gerontology
  • The Sociology of Education
  • The Sociology of Religion
  • Survey Research Methods

Kristin Ciupa

Assistant Professor
PhD (Queen Mary, University of London); MA (York University); JD (University of Windsor); BA (Brock University)

Office: CL 217
E-mail: Kristin.Ciupa@uregina.ca

Research interests

  • Political Economy
  • Development
  • Extractive Industries
  • Latin America
  • Environment
  • International Law
  • Canadian Law
  • Social Movements

J. F. (John) Conway

Professor Emeritus and Adjunct
PhD (Simon Fraser) Chair; MA (Saskatchewan); BA (Hons)

E-mail: John.Conway@uregina.ca

Research interests

  • Canadian political economy
  • Historical development of Canadian capitalism
  • Political sociology
  • Quebec/English Canada conflicts
  • The West in Confederation
  • Agrarian populism
  • Social movements; family and gender

H. P. Diaz

Professor Emeritus and Adjunct
PhD (York); MA; BA (Chile)

Research interests

  • Sociology of development (Latin America)
  • Rural sociology (rural movements and organizations agricultural policies, social capital)
  • Sustainable development (environmental policies, environmental conflicts, adaptation to climate change)
  • Sociology of knowledge (social sciences and social policies)

Elaine Hulse

Sessional Lecture III
PhD (University of Saskatchewan); MA (University of Saskatchewan); BA (University of Saskatchewan)

E-mail: elaine.hulse@usask.ca
Phone: 306-253-4416 (home)

Research interests

  • Professionalism in education
  • Addictions

Amber Fletcher

Associate Professor; Academic Director, Community Engagement and Research Centre
PhD, Interdisciplinary Studies, Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy, University of Regina; MA, Women’s Studies, York University; BA (High Honours), Women’s Studies, University of Regina

E-mail: Amber.Fletcher@uregina.ca
Phone: 306-585-4183
Pronoun(s): she/her

Research interests

  • Gender
  • Sociology of disaster
  • Environment
  • Climate change
  • Agriculture
  • Rural communities
  • Intersectionality
  • Qualitative research methods
  • Critical realism

P. A. Gingrich

Professor Emeritus and Adjunct
MA (Toronto); BA (Western Ontario)

E-mail: Paul.Gingrich@uregina.ca

Cindy Hanson

Professor
PhD Educational Studies UBC; MAED St. F Xavier (Antigonish NS); BEd UofS

Office: CL 209
E-mail: cindy.hanson@uregina.ca
Phone: 306-585-4444
Pronoun(s): she/her

Research interests

  • Gender intersectionality
  • Social movements
  • Indigenous rights
  • Mobility lights
  • International development
  • Community-based (participatory) research

A. M. Hayford

Professor Emeritus and Adjunct
PhD (Michigan); MA; BA (Barnard College)

E-mail: Alison.Hayford@uregina.ca
Pronoun(s): She/Her

Research interests

  • Urban and community issues
  • Gender issues
  • Social movements
  • Women's studies
  • Family issues

Margot Hurlbert

Professor
Ph.D. University of Amsterdam LL.M.; LL.B. Osgoode Hall Law School, York University; B.Admin. University of Regina

Office: CB 332.4
E-mail: Margot.Hurlbert@uregina.ca
Phone: 306-585-4232
Pronoun(s): She/Her

Research interests

  • Climate change
  • Energy, water, food, and marginalized peoples
  • Sustainability and governance

Janelle Jackiw

Sessional Lecturer III
MA Criminology (Simon Fraser University); M.Ed Psychology (University of Regina)

E-mail: Janelle.Jackiw@uregina.ca
Phone: 306-585-4186
Pronoun(s): She/Her/Elle

Research interests

  • Mental Health and Addiction
  • Youth Justice
  • Risk Assessment

JoAnn Jaffe

Professor
Ph.D (Cornell University); MS (Cornell University); AB Honors (Ohio University)

Office: CL 221
E-mail: JoAnn.Jaffe@uregina.ca
Phone: 306-585-4198
Pronoun(s): She/Her

Research interests

  • Ecosocial justice and rural development
  • Agrifood system knowledge
  • Structural transformation of agriculture and rural communities
  • Rural social reproduction and household studies
  • Sociology of agriculture and food
  • Sociology of the environment
  • Women’s farming practices and communities of practice
  • The role of public and common infrastructures in development
  • Privatization of public goods
  • Social innovations
  • Mobilities
  • East Africa, Saskatchewan, Haiti, Latin America

K. M. Knuttila

Professor Emeritus and Adjunct
PhD (Toronto); BA (Hons); MA (Regina)

E-mail: mknuttila@brocku.ca

Research interests

  • Crisis and change in rural society
  • Agricultural policy and globalization
  • Men and masculinities
  • Health care reform/role of university and the value of liberal education
  • Theories of the state

Mark Lajoie

Sessional Lecturer III
PhD (A.B.D.) Humanities Interdisciplinary Programme, Concordia University; M.A. Sociology, Carleton University; M.A. Psychology Carleton University; B.A. Honours, Psychology & Philosophy, Carleton University

Office: CL 212
E-mail: Mark.Lajoie@uregina.ca
Phone: 306-585-4186

Research interests

  • Sociological Theory
  • Political Sociology
  • Social Policy
  • Urban Sociology
  • Social Psychology and Micro-Sociology
  • Sociology of Knowledge
  • Media and Cultural Studies

André Magnan

Associate Professor
PhD (University of Toronto); MA (University of Regina); BSc Honours (University of Saskatchewan)

Office: CL 234
E-mail: Andre.Magnan@uregina.ca
Phone: 306-585-4863
Fax: 306-585-4815
Pronoun(s): he/him

Research interests

  • Sociology of agri-food systems
  • Financialization
  • Agrarian change

Evan Morris

Instructor Emeritus

Rob Nestor

Sessional Lecturer IV (A)
MA (University of Regina); BA Hons (Saskatchewan Indian Federated College/University of Regina)

Office: CL 212
E-mail: Rob.Nestor@uregina.ca
Phone: 306-585-4186

Research interests

  • Indigenous/Settler Relations
  • Sociolgy of Hockey
  • Social Inequality
  • Famlies
  • Health

Cassandra Ozog

Sessional Lecturer IV (A)
PhD candidate (Special Case - Interdisciplinary, University of Regina); MA (University of Regina); BA (University of Regina)

Office: CL 228
E-mail: Cassandra.Ozog@uregina.ca
Phone: 306-585-4186
Pronoun(s): She/Her

Research interests

  • Representations of mental illness and disability in the media
  • Mass media and surveillance
  • Social media engagement, influence, and algorithms
  • New media theories and methodologies
  • Popular culture, including horror and sci-fi film, fiction, and television

Claire Polster

Professor
Ph.D. (York University); M.A. (York University); B.A. (Queen's University)

Office: CL 225
E-mail: Claire.Polster@uregina.ca
Phone: 306-585-4158
Pronoun(s): she/her

Research interests

  • Higher Education
  • Social Policy
  • The Sociology of Wellbeing
  • Sociology of Knowledge

R. M. Stirling

Professor Emeritus and Adjunct
PhD (Indiana); BSA (Saskatchewan); MA (Alberta)

E-mail: Bob.Stirling@uregina.ca

Lori Walker

Sessional Lecturer IV (A)
Ph.D. (A.B.D.) (Simon Fraser University); MA (University of Regina); BA (University of Regina)

Office: CL 226
E-mail: lori.walker@uregina.ca
Phone: 306-585-4186
Pronoun(s): She/Her

Research interests

  • Sociology of Family
  • Gender and Sexuality
  • Crime and Criminal Justice
  • Globalization
  • Ethnicity and Cultural Diversity in Canada
  • Feminism
  • Social Inequality and Social Movements
  • Social Theories

Jeffrey Walters

Sessional Lecturer IV (A)
Ph.D ABD (University of Regina); MA (University of Saskatchewan); BA High Hons (University of Saskatchewan); Hons. Cert. (University of Saskatchewan)

Office: CL 228
E-mail: Jeffrey.Walters@uregina.ca
Phone: 306-585-4186
Pronoun(s): He/Him

Research interests

  • Gender Relations
  • Mental Health
  • Power and Social Justice
  • Social Institutions

Jim Warren

Adjunct Professor and Sessional Lecturer III
PhD, (Canadian Plains Research Center, U of R); MA (Political Science U of R and interdisciplinary)

E-mail: James.Warren@uregina.ca
Phone: 306-569-9389

Research interests

  • The political economy of water and drought management on the Canadian Prairies
  • Impacts and adaptation related to climate change for rural communities
  • Sustainable water and land management for western Canadian agriculture

Staff

Stacey Leader

Administrative Assistant

Office: CL 230
E-mail: Stacey.Leader@uregina.ca
Phone: 306-585-4186