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Janice Aurini

Associate Professor | Associate Chair for Undergraduate Studies, Sociology

PhD Sociology (McMaster)

Telephone: 519-888-4567 x38343
Office: PAS 2064

Kieran Bonner

Kieran Bonner


Chair of Sociology and Legal Studies, St. Jerome's University

Director of Human Sciences, St. Jerome's University

Adjunct Professor, School of Planning, University of Waterloo

PhD. (Sociology), York University
MA (Sociology), York University
BA (Honours), Trinity College, Dublin

Philip Boyle

Associate Professor | Associate Chair for Undergraduate Studies, Sociology

PhD Sociology (Alberta)                              

MA Sociology (Windsor)

BA Criminal Justice (Mount Royal)

UWaterloo Scholar Website

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Martin Cooke

Associate Professor
Jointly appointed to the Department of Sociology & Legal Studies and School of Public Health and Health Systems

Associate Dean, Undergraduate Students, Faculty of Arts

Contact information

Office: PAS 2451

Phone: 519-888-4567, ext. 43554


Lorne Dawson

Lorne L. Dawson


PhD (McMaster)
MA (McMaster)
BA Honours (Queen's)

Research and teaching areas


Terrorism Radicalization New Religious Movements Sociology of Religion

Teaching areas:

Chair, Equity Committee, Faculty Association of the University of Waterloo

Weizhen Dong

Associate Professor

PhD (Toronto)

MA (Institute of Social Studies, The Hague)

Brittany Etmanski

PhD student

B.A. (Honours) Sociology (Nippissing University)

M.A. Sociology (University of Guelph)

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Owen Gallupe

Associate Professor

PhD Criminology (Simon Fraser)
MA Sociology (Queen's)
BA (Guelph)

John Goyder

John Goyder

Adjunct Professor

Ph.D. Sociology (McMaster)
M.A. Sociology (McMaster)
B.A. Economics and History (Bishop's)

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Department of Sociology and Legal Studies and
Balsillie School of International Affairs

Co-Editor of Studies in Social Justice

PhD Sociology (Carleton)
MA Sociology (Dalhousie)
BA Honours (St. Mary’s)

Barry McClinchey

Barry McClinchey

Adjunct Associate Professor

PhD Sociology (Toronto)
MA Curriculum and Instruction (Windsor)
BA (Waterloo)

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E.D.(Adie) Nelson

Associate Professor

PhD (London School of Economics)
BA (Manitoba)

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Daniel O'Connor

Associate Professor

PhD Sociology (Carleton)
MA Sociology (Manitoba)
BA Criminology (Manitoba)

Geraldina Polanco

Assistant Professor

PhD Sociology, University of British Columbia
MA Sociology, Concordia University
BA Sociology (Honours), University of British Columbia

Robert Prus

Robert Prus

Adjunct Professor

D.Literature (Honoris Causa) Brandon University
PhD (Iowa)
MA (Iowa)
BA (Manitoba)

Andrea Quinlan

Assistant Professor


PhD, Sociology, York University MA, Sociology, University of Calgary BA (Honours) Sociology, University of Calgary

Research and Teaching


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Jennifer L. Schulenberg

Associate Professor | Associate Chair for Undergraduate Studies, Legal Studies

PhD Sociology (Waterloo)
MA Sociology and Anthropology (Guelph)
BA  Sociology and Anthropology (Guelph)

2016 Faculty of Arts Excellence in Teaching Award
2016 Outstanding Performance Award
2005 Governor General of Canada Academic gold Medal

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Rashmee Singh

Associate Professor

PhD Criminology and Socio-Legal Studies (Toronto)
MA Criminology and Socio-Legal Studies (Toronto)
BA (London School of Economics)

Research and teaching areas

Research Areas

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Keith Warriner

Associate Professor

PhD (British Columbia)
MA (Wisconsin)
BA (British Columbia)

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Jennifer R. Whitson

Associate Professor

PhD Sociology (Carleton University)
MA Sociology (University of Alberta)
BA Criminology (University of Alberta)

Sarah Wilkins-Laflamme

Sarah Wilkins-Laflamme

Assistant Professor

PhD Sociology (University of Oxford)
MA Sociology (University of Ottawa)
BSocSc Sociology and Criminology (University of Ottawa)

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Sarah Turnbull

Assistant Professor

PhD Criminology and Socio-Legal Studies (University of Toronto) 

MA Criminology and Socio-Legal Studies (University of Toronto)

BA (Simon Fraser University)


Fellow, Balsillie School for International Affairs, and Co-lead of the Migration, Mobilities, and Social Politics Research Cluster

Adam Molnar

Assistant Professor

Postdoctoral Fellow, Surveillance Studies Centre, (Queen’s University)
PhD Political Science, Cultural Social and Political Thought (University of Victoria)
MA Sociology (University of Victoria)
BA Sociology and Political Science (York University)

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Emily Snyder


PhD Sociology (Alberta)
MA Sociology (Carleton)
BA (Honours) Criminology (Saint Mary's)

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