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Athabasca University

Sandra LeBlanc




  • B.A. (Hons., First Class)(University of Alberta)
  • M.A. Sociology (University of Alberta)


I work within the Centre for Global and Social Analysis and the Centre for Work and Community Studies at Athabasca University, and I am obtaining my Ph.D. in Sociology at the University of Alberta. Occasionally, I work under contract for organizations such as the Royal Canadian Mounted Police and the Alberta Council of Women's Shelters.

My passion for teaching and conducting research in Sociology facilitates and maintains new and ongoing interests. My Honours thesis involves an examination of historical and contemporary socio-economic theory with respect to the relevance/irrelevance of classical economics in the current era of neoliberal globalization. My Master's thesis focuses on culture and theory with an historical inquiry into gender, identity, and performativity. At the Ph.D. level, my research is centered upon the dynamics of interpersonal and intergenerational ambivalences within parent/adult child relations, and elder abuse.

Updated March 31 2015 by Student & Academic Services

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