Daniel Albas


Ph.D.,  University of Colorado

B.A., University of Alberta

Courses Currently Taught:

Social Psychology, Introduction to Sociology

Areas of Specialization:

Social Psychology, Nonverbal Communication, Sociology of Education

Dr. Albas is Professor of Sociology at the University of Manitoba.  He teaches courses in the area of Social Psychology and always enjoys teaching the Introduction to Sociology course.  He has received the Olive Beatrice Stanton Award for Excellence in Teaching, The University of Manitoba Outreach Award, The University of Manitoba Merit Award and a Certificate of Teaching Excellence/University of Manitoba Students Union and University Teaching Service.


Albas, C. and D. Albas
2009             (forthcoming) ”University Student Life and Exams: A “Behind The Scenes” Look at
                     Concept Building and Concept Expansion” In W. Shaffir; A Puddephatt, and
                     S. Kleinknecht (eds.) Ethnographics Revisited: The Stories Behind the Story.

Albas, C., D. Albas, and L. Tepperman
2009             “Social Organization.” In L. Tepperman and J. Curtis (eds.) Principles of Sociology:
                     Canadian Perspectives. 2nd ed Toronto: Oxford

Albas, C. and D. Albas
2008             “Statuses, Roles, and Identitites.” In L. Tepperman and P. Albanese (eds)
                     Sociology: A Canadian Perspective 2nd ed Toronto: Oxford University Press.

Albas, D. and C. Albas
2008             Goffman Unbound: A New Paradigm for Social Science by Thomas J. Scheff.
                    Paradigm Publications in Contemporary Sociology: A Journal of Reviews,
                    January 2008 37(1): 35-37. American Sociological Association.

Albas, D and C. Albas
2007             Erving Goffman by Greg Smith   New York, NY: Routledge in Contemporary
                    Sociology: A Journal of Reviews November 2007 (36) 6:553-555  American
                    Sociological Association.

Albas, C. and D. Albas
2003           “Motives.” In L.T. Reynolds and N.J. Herman (eds.) Handbook of Symbolic
                    Interactionism. Walnut Creek. CA: Altamira Press.

Albas, D. and C. Albas
2000           “Tertius Dolens: The student experience of the University of Manitoba Faculty
                   Association strike.” Canadian Review of Sociology and Anthropology 37(4):461-483.

Recent Keynote and Invited Addresses:

2008 (May)   “Studying students studying.” Ethnographics Revisited: Reflections, Lessons, and
                     Conceptual implications. Couch-Stone Symposium, University of Illinois, Urbana

2007              Keynote Lecture and workshop (with C. Albas) Second Annual Qualitative
                     Research & Analysis Workshop, Nov 2-3, St.Thomas University, Fredericton, N.B.

2006             Distinguished Guest Speaker (with Professor C. Albas) - Symbolic Interaction
                     and Ethnographic Research Conference, Niagara Falls, Ontario

2006             May “Disclaimer mannerisms: Strategies of self defense.” Studying Everyday Life:
                     Symbolic Interaction and Ethnographic Research Conference, Niagara Falls, Ontario

2005 (April)  “Student Life and Exams.” (1984) Special Invited Presentation “Ethnographies
                     Revisited I” Symbolic Interactionist Mini-Conference/ North Central Sociological
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.