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Athabasca University


Mike Gismondi
Academic Coordinator

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Environment and society: Theory, Community energy; Citizen social science; Change & Transition
Critical global studies, Theory, Grassroots community & Cooperative alternatives to Capitalism
Sociology and Interdisciplinary Studies Theory, Research, Issues; Critical pedagogy, Open learning
Latin American Studies Social history
Nanci Langford
Academic Coordinator
Classical and modern sociological theory
Interdisciplinary research methods
Life history research and writing
Social inequality
Sociology of religion
Materialist feminism
Canadian women’s social and political activism
Housing and homelessness in Canada
Katie MacDonald
Assistant Professor, Sociology and MAIS
Eloy Rivas-Sanchez
Assistant Professor, Sociology
Tony Simmons
Academic Coordinator

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Classical, Modern and Contemporary Social Theory.
Organizational Theory.
Race, Ethnic and Minority Group Relations.
War and Armed Conflict.
Postcolonial Studies.
Social Epistemology and the Philosophy and History of Science and Social Science.
Mike Sosteric
Academic Coordinator

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Sociology of Human Spirituality. The study of church, sect, cult, esoteric society, and mystical experience.
Social Psychology, particularly with a humanistic or existential bend.
Social Movements
Human transformation/human potential.


Updated June 03 2021 by Student & Academic Services

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