Department heads and chairs

Administrative staff

  • General office contact information

    318 Isbister Building
    183 Dafoe Road
    University of Manitoba (Fort Garry campus)
    Winnipeg, MB R3T 2N2
    Phone: 204-474-9260
    Fax: 204-261-1216

Academic faculty

Sessional instructors

Other academic faculty

Professor Emeritus

Senior Scholars

Graduate students

Masters' students

Sara Fehr
Research interests: income inequality, basic income, gender inequality, social welfare policy, power and inequality, disability policy

Ophelia Gaisie (Advisor: Dr. Andrew Woolford)
Research interests: health, human rights, illegal mining, social inequality, qualitative methods, criminology, ecology, comparative studies
Thesis title: Intersection Between Ecological Destruction and Human Rights: Study of Illegal Mining Activities in Ghana

Chase Harms (Advisor: Dr. Gregg Olsen )
Research interests: political sociology, sociology of religion, power and inequality, immigration and refugee studies

Denise Humphreys (Advisor: Dr. Andrew Woolford)
Research interests: genocide
Thesis title: Addressing Settler Colonialism Within Genocide Education in North American Post-Secondary Institutions

Cornelia Kauenhowen (Advisor: Dr. Laura Funk)
Research interests: ageism, the older university student and continuous human development over the life course, age-friendly universities, qualitative methods, autobiographical, and critical gerontology

Zhilin Lyu (Advisor: Dr. Lori Wilkinson)
Research interests: sociology of education, migration studies, social stratification

Andrea McDougall
Research interests: barriers to social equality, social welfare policy, collective responsibility, housing and homelessness

Marjia Rahman (Advisor: Dr. Sonia Bookman)
Research interests: culture, consumer behaviour, media, brands

Mehraz Sarker (Advisor: Dr. Jason Edgerton)
Research interests: immigration and refugee studies, power and inequality, education and community development, policy and implementation and mixed methods research

PhD students

Abdul-Bari Abdul-Karim (Advisor: Dr. Lori Wilkinson)
Research interests: labour market outcome of foreign trained professionals and international students, anti-racism and other forms of discrimination, quantitative and qualitative methods, immigration and refugee studies

Ley D. Fraser (Advisor: Dr. Tracey Peter)
Research interests: gender minorities, intersectionality, social inequality, mixed methods research
Thesis title: At the Identity Crossroads: Transgender Canadians and Intersectional Discrimination

Tiffany Hall (Advisor: Dr. Sonia Bookman)
Research interests: culture, consumption, hoarding behaviour, qualitative methods

Wanda Nyx June (Advisor: Dr. Andrew Woolford)
Research interests: gender, ecology, genocide
Thesis: Social Death with Nature: A Comparative Analysis of the Cambodian and Canadian Settler Genocides and Life-Death Worldings

Kaitlyn Obedzinski Kuryk (Advisor: Dr. Christopher Fries)
Research interests: medicalization, home care, medical gaze, private/public care, family, family caregivers

Jihad K. Othman (Advisor: Dr. Lori Wilkinson)
Research interests: migration and refugee studies, race and ethnicity, national identity, gender, health, research methods, NGOs

Bora Salman (Advisor: Dr. Laura Funk)
Research interests: sociology of health, health policy, genomics, biotechnology

Zoë St. Aubin (Advisor: Dr. Mark Hudson)
Research interests: sociology of consumption, environmental sociology, cultural sociology, labour class studies
Thesis title: Resource extraction labourers: The forgotten voice in ethical sustainable consumerism choirs

Janice Tilly (Advisor: Dr. Christopher Fries)
Research interests: qualitative research, military/Veteran health, civilian to military transition, military culture, health promotion from a salutogenesis perspective

Xiyuan Xia (Marvin) (Advisor: Dr. Andrew Woolford)
Research interests: ethnic conflicts, genocide