Graduate Students

Doctoral Candidates

Doctoral Candidates are PhD students who have completed their course work, and comprehensive exams, and have successfully defended their Dissertation proposals.

Mitra Mokhtari
Complicity and Collusions: Locating the Canadian Criminology Department within the Carceral State
Phil Goodman (Supervisor), Paula Maurutto, Tim Bryan

Amny Athamny
Keeping It All A Halal Muslim Was Never Harder: Identity Formation Among Second Generation Muslims in Canadian Urban Centers 
Committee: Landolt (supervisor), Shams, D. Silver News

Jean-Francois NaultJean-Francois Nault
Culture and Private School Choice: Uncovering the Cultural Dimensions of School Choice as Action
Committee: Childress and Baumann (Co-Supervisors), Davies

Philip Badawy
A “Holy Grail” of Work and Family Life? Complicating Schedule Control as a Resource
Committee: Schieman (supervisor), Milkie, Schafer  News

Paul Andrew NelsonPaul Andrew Nelson
Scaling-Up Local Food Systems: The Role of Cultural Intermediaries in Shaping Value and Transmitting Ideas about “Alternative” Food Production
Committee: Johnston (Supervisor), Baumann, Childress
Aya Bar OzAya Bar Oz
The Sanctity of Life and Unsacred Death: Negotiating the Value of Life in the State Organization.
Committee: Levi (Supervisor), Dinovitzer, D. Silver
Andrew NevinAndrew Nevin
New Directions in Cyber-Criminology: Evaluating Alternative Explanations for Online Deviance
Committee: Kruttschnitt (supervisor), Miles,  Schieman News

Tyler BatemanTyler Bateman
Naturalist awakening: Disposition formation and autobiographical storytelling in naturalist awakening to the love of nature, practices to protect nature, and environmental justice
Committee: Johnston and Berrey (co-supervisors), Hannigan, Baber News

Jaime NikolauJaime Nikolaou
Gauging Longevity: Indicators from Canada’s Reproductive Health Movement
Committee: Taylor and Korteweg (co-supervisors), Fox, Pettinicchio
Rene BogovicRene Bogovic
The Polyvalence of Language in Ethnoracial Categorization: A Case Study of Afrikaans
Committee: Landolt (Supervisor), Farah Schwartzmann, Baber
Laila Omar
Exploring Times of Uncertainty and Future Projections For Syrian Refugee Mothers and Youths in Canada
Committee: Maghbouleh, Milkie (co-supervisors), Shams

James BraunJames Braun
Local Culture” and the Problem of Coordination: The Case of Jamaica’s Diasporic Real Estate Market
Committee: Landolt (Supervisor), Salem, Trotz News

Jason PagaduanJason Pagaduan
Mall Walking: Community, Pleasure, and Self-Preservation Among Racialized Older Adults
Committee: Baumann and Johnston (co-supervisors), Schafer

Gordon BrettGordon Brett
The Embodied Dimensions of Creativity
Committee: Leschziner (Supervisor), D. Silver, Mullen

Matt ParbstMatt Parbst
The Moderating Role of Social Policies on the Association between Social Inequalities and Mental Health: Evidence from the Effects of SES, Gender, and Marital Status on Depression
Committee: Wheaton (Supervisor), Milkie, Siddiqi, Boeckmann News

Milos BrocicMilos Brocic
Expression in Politics
Committee: Silver (Supervisor), Veugelers, Miles News

Sebastien Parker
Continuity and Change in French Democracy
Committee: Veugelers(Supervisor), Dokshin, Fosse
Graduate student replacement imageBrigid Burke
Violence and Interactional Boundary Work: Understanding, Controlling & Challenging Violence through Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
Committee: J. Lee (Supervisor), D. Silver,  Paradis
Shawn PerronShawn Perron
Moral Economies in Decline? Unions, Income Norms, and Inequality in American Communities
Committee: D. Silver (Supervisor), Dokshin, Pettinicchio, Wodtke News
Fernando Calderón Figueroa
The Spatial Context of Civic Engagement
Committee: D. Silver (Supervisor), Farah Schwartzman, Grigoryeva  News
Taylor Price
Songs and Songwriters in the Digital Age
Committee: Baumann (supervisor), Leschziner, Childress
Alexa Carson
Looking after los abuelos: How Latin American and Caribbean Immigrant Families Make Sense of Senior Care
Committee: Ito Peng (Supervisor), Emine Fidan Elcioglu, Melissa Milkie
Lei Chai
Work-Family Multitasking, Work-Family Conflict, and Health: Three Longitudinal Studies in Canada
Committee: Schieman (Supervisor), Milkie, Miles
Marie-Lise Drappeau-BissonMarie-Lise Drappeau-Bisson
Iconicity, Commemoration and Aesthetic Evaluation: The Case of the Reception of Québec’s Feminist “Big Book” L’Euguélionne
Committee: Taylor (supervisor), Baumann, Johnston  News
Kaitlyn QuinnKaitlyn Quinn
“Good intentions pave many roads. Not all of them lead to hell”: An investigation of Canadian voluntary organizations’ work with criminalized women
Committee: Goodman and Schneiderhan (co-supervisors), Smith
Athena EngmanAthena Engman
Organ Transplantation and the Variability of ‘Embodied’ Experience
Committee: Leschziner (Supervisor), D. Silver, Bryant, Schneiderhan  News
Graduate student replacement imagePatricia Roach

Maria Sigridur Finnsdottir
Radical Women? Investigating Gender Disparities on the European Radical Right
Committee: Veugelers (supervisors), Y. Lee, Dokshin
Andrea Roman Alfaro
Navigating the Continuum of Violence: An Ethnographic Study of Women’s Experiences of Violence in Peru
Committee: Goodman (Supervisor), Flores (Co-supervisor), Contreras, News 
Jordan Foster
The Rich Kids of Instagram: Symbolic Wealth and Social Visibility in the Digital Era.
Committee: Johnston, Baumann (co-supervisors), Pettinicchio
Kate RozadKate Rozad
Spoiled Identity? Exploring Stigma and Reentry following Wrongful Imprisonment 
Committee: Goodman (Supervisor), Flores, Owusu-Bempah
Cinthya Guzman
Boredom in (Inter)action: A Sociological Study
Committee: D.Silver (supervisor), Milkie, Fosse, Schneiderhan News
Kerri ScheerKerri Scheer
Producing Law and Governance: A case study of the College of Physicians & Surgeons of Ontario Disciplinary Process
Committee: Maurutto (Supervisor), Goodman, Valverde

Bahar HashemiBahar Hashemi
Women’s Negotiations over Citizenship Rights in Mixed Status Families in Canada: The Case of Sponsored Spouses and Parents and Grandparents who Arrive through the Super Visa
Committee: Landolt (supervisor),  Cranford, Choo
Lance StewartLance Stewart
What it’s worth: Preferences and Expectations of Music Listeners in the Evaluation of Material Affordances.
Committee: Leschziner (Supervisor), D. Silver, Childress  News
Angela HickAngela Hick
Mark of the Non-Conviction Record: Police Contact and Employment Experiences
Committee: Welsh and Hannah-Moffat (Co-Supervisors), Goodman
Haosen SunHaosen Sun
Social Networks in the Aging Process: Geographical Structure, Support Exchanges and Turnovers in Europe
Committee: Schafer (Supervisor), Boeckmann, Berry
Julia Ingenfeld
Gender Inequality in the Labor Market: Trends and Mechanisms

Committee: Schafer (supervisor), Boeckmann, Fosse
Yukiko Tanaka
Decolonizing Immigrant Settlement: Immigrant Belonging in the Settler State
Committee: Cranford (supervisor), Farah Schwartzman, Adese News
Storm Jeffers
On the Co-constitutionalism of Families & The Criminal Justice System: Narratives of Families as Penal Subjects & Penal Mediators
Committee: Goodman, Owusu-Bempah (Co-Supervisors), Flores
Chris TathamChris Tatham
Sexuality, Human Rights, Prevention and the Criminalization of Non-Disclosure of HIV in Canada
Committee: Green (Supervisor), Maurutto, Kruttschnitt
James JeongJames Jeong
A Special Type of Social Control?: Explaining Victimization and Delinquent Behaviours of Immigrants and Their Children.
Committee:  Boyd and Tanner (Co-supervisors), Fong
Samia Tecle
A False Bifurcation?: Understanding Canada’s Inland Asylum Determination and Refugee Resettlement as an Interconnected System
Committee: Schwartzman and Elcioglu (Co-Supervisors), Maghbouleh
Graduate student replacement imageHammad Khan
The Crescent Moon through Maple Trees: An Examination of Settlement and National Belonging for Pakistani-Canadian Newcomers
Committee: Schneiderhan (supervisor), Korteweg, Maghbouleh,
S.W. Underwood
Modern Daddies and Papas: Family, Parenting and Masculinities among Gay Co-Fathers
Committee: Fox (Supervisor), Taylor, Adam
James Gerald Patrick Lannigan
Discourse and Structure: An Examination of the Organizational Identities and Networks of Contemporary Specialty Coffee Retailers
Committee: Erickson (Supervisor), Childress, Johnston
Graduate student replacement imageMeiyen Wong
Assessing Victim Safety in the Processing of Concurrent Criminal and Family Law Cases in Canada’s Integrated Domestic Violence Court
Committee: Maurutto (supervisor), Hannah-Moffat, Taylor
Chang Z. LinChang Z. Lin
Theorizing Dormancy
Committee: Erickson (Supervisor), Schafer, Marin
Dana Wray
How Do Work-Family Policies Shape Parents’ Time with Children?
Committee: Milkie (Supervisor), Boeckmann, Peng
Martin LukkMartin Lukk
The Distributional Question in Contemporary Nationalism
Committee: Schneiderhan and Wodtke (Co-Supervisors), Pettinicchio, Leschziner News
Man Xu (Angela)
Explaining Chinese Independent Migration to Iran: Dynamic Migration Trajectories and Flexible Adaptation 
Committee: Landolt and Hsiung (Co-supervisors), Hermer
Andreea MogosanuAndreea Mogosanu
Gender Inequality Taking a Long View
Committee: Dinovitzer (Supervisor),  Milkie, Pernell-Gallagher
Catherine YehCatherine Yeh
Gender Inequality and Knowledge Production in the New Knowledge Economy
Committee: Baumann (supervisor), Dokshin, Johnston


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