Alumni

MA in Anthropology

2016

Lougheed, Marion
"The Flipside of the World: Sound, Sleep, and Willful Unbelonging among Sailing Cruisers" Senior Supervisor: Jie Yang; Committee Member: Robert Menzies (fall)

2015

Febres Cordero Intriago, Marisol Belén
"Radio beyond Voice: Understanding Community Radio Stations in Ecuador through Performance."
Supervisor: Sonja Luehrmann; Committee Member: Katherine Reilly (spring)

Forman, Kathleen
"Navigating Income Assistance: An Ethnography of PWD (Persons with Disabilities) Applications"
Supervisor:
Dara Culhane; Committee Member: Parin Dossa (summer)

2014

Bush, Jason
"Between Space and Place: Exploring Scenes of Pre-Hospital Emergency Medical Care"
Supervisor: Cindy Patton; Committee Member: Noel Dyck (fall)

Faulds, Ann C.
"What's Happening in the World of Older Western Women?"
Supervisor: Dara Culhane; Committee Member: Michael Kenny (spring)

Peterson, Theresa
"Hockey in the Lower Mainland: An Ethnographic Examination of Passions for a Sport"
Supervisor: Noel Dyck; Committee Member: Ann Travers (fall)

2013

Hareuther, Lisa
"To Keep the Memories Floating": Complexities of Memory Work"
Supervisor: Dara Culhane; Committee Member: Adrienne Burk (spring)

Nancy Bonneau
"Shuswap and Okanagan First Nation Root Food Protocols"
Supervisor: Marianne Ignace; Committee Member: Dara Culhane (fall)

Brown, Ryan
"Medicalised Birthing Discourse in British Columbia: Biopolitics, Resistance, and Affective Subjectivity"
Supervisor: Jie Yang; Committee Member: Cindy Patton (fall)

Dubecky, Andrew
“Yes, We Can: Adult literacy, community, and development in peri-urban Oaxaca”
Supervisor: Gerardo Otero; Committee Member: Kathleen Millar (fall)

Smith, Sarah
“I am the Whale”: Human/Whale Entanglement in Kaikura New Zealand
Supervisor
: Michael Kenny; Committee Member: Alison Gill (fall)

2012

Hayes, Matthew
"Halifax Street"
Supervisor: Dara Culhane; Committee Member: Zoe Druick (summer)

2011

Berthin, Julie
"'I'm just a mom that happens to be a bit younger': A qualitative study of teenage mothering in Canada"
Supervisor: Jane Pulkingham; Committee Member: Dara Culhane (summer)

2010

Genus, Sandalia
"Why Gardasil? Understanding Decisions for Vaccination"
Supervisor
: Stacy Pigg; Committee Member: Susan Erikson (FHS) (fall)

Higgs, Joan
"'So Far Left, We’re Right': Bridging the Cultural Divide in California’s Stem Cell Controversy"
Supervisor: Dara Culhane; Committee Member: Michael Kenny (spring)

Khaledi, Bardia
"The Colonial Present: Botanical Gardens as Sites of Nationalism, Environmentalism and Aboriginality in British Columbia" 
Supervisor
: Michael Hathaway; Committee Member: Michael Kenny (fall)

Perry (nee Woods) , Karen-Marie Elah
"Nanotechnology and Health: From Boundary Object to Bodily Intervention"
Supervisor
: Michael Kenny; Committee Member: Stacy Pigg (spring)

2009

McLean, Maya
"Dress and Reconstruction of Tai Yai Identity in Post Khun Sa Era in Ban Thoed Thai, Northern Thailand"
Supervisor: Michael Howard; Committee Member: Marilyn Gates (fall)

2008

Banks, Judy
"Taking Culture to Court: Anthropology, Expert Witnesses and Aboriginal Sense of Place in the Interior Plateau of British Columbia"
Supervisor: Marianne Ignace; Committee Member: Marilyn Gates (spring)

Dillman, Donna
"Donuts and Silver Dollars: The Life of Captain Frank Slim"
Supervisor: Marianne Ignace; Committee Member: Dara Culhane (fall) 

Feindel, Patricia
"Narrating Resistance: a B.C. mother's story of disability rights activism"
Supervisor: Dara Culhane; Committee Member: Dorothy Chunn (summer)

Guigne, Francoise
"To Breastfeed or not to Breastfeed?: An ethnographic exploration of knowledge circulation, medical recommendations on HIV and infant feeding, and related 'good' mothering discourses in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan"
Supervisor: Stacy Pigg; Committee Member: C Janes (summer)

Smillie, Kirsten
"Talking" and "Doing": An ethnographic examination of the dialectics of "kids" sport
Supervisor: Noel Dyck; Committee Member: Arlene McLaren (summer)

2007

Amantea, Franco
"Dress and Identity Among the Black Tai of Loei Province, Thailand"
Supervisor: Michael Howard; Committee Member: Marilyn Gates (summer)

Beno, DenaKae
"Where the Spirit Meets Matter: A Participatory Gaze on Collaborative Planning for a United Church Construction and Development Project"
Supervisor: Marilyn Gates (fall)

Gilgunn, Meghan
"Living the dream": The dialectics of being a Canadian student athlete in the United States"
Supervisor: Noel Dyck; Committee Member: R. Gruneau (summer)

Kamal, Saydia
"Local Bacteria, Transnational Laboratory: The Politics of Cholera Research in Bangladesh"
Supervisor: Stacy Pigg; Committee Member: Cindy Patton (summer)

Nagai, Chiho
"Intertwining Gazes and Voices: Representational Practices of Minoritarian Filmmakers in Vancouver"
Supervisor: Parin Dossa; Committee Member: J. Levitin (fall)

Piovesan, Kathleen
"Studying Social Work: Neoliberalism, Institutional Ethnography and a Program of Undergraduate Social Work"
Supervisor: Dara Culhane; Committee Member: Jane Pulkingham (fall)

Roberts, Nadia
"An Ethnographic Exploration of Agricultural Psychiatric Rehabilitation Villages in Tanzania"
Supervisor: Parin Dossa; Committee Member: Michael Kenny (spring)

Walks, Michelle
"Queer Couples’ Narratives of Birthing: A B.C. Focus on the Intersections of Identity, Choice, Resources, Family, Policy, Medicalization, and Health in the Experiences of Queers Birthing"
Supervisor: Stacy Pigg; Committee Member: Dara Culhane (spring)

2006

Andersen, Barbara
"Biosocial: IBD Patienthood and Community in Cyberspace"
Supervisor: Michael Kenny; Committee Member: Stacy Pigg (spring)

Rubuliak, Deena
"Seeing People Through the Trees: Community-Based Ecotourism in Northern Thailand"
Supervisor: Marilyn Gates; Committee Member: Michael Howard (fall)

2004

Ashley, Sean
"Exorcising with Buddha: Palaung Buddism in North Thailand"
Supervisor: Michael Howard; Committee Member, Michael Kenny (spring)

Cranmer, Myrna
"Dis-Guise of Anthropology"
Supervisor: Dara Culhane; Committee Member: Marilyn Gates (spring)

McFadyen, Lori
Voices From the Street: An Ethnographic Study of Children Who Live and Work on the Streets of New Delhi
Supervisor: Stacy Pigg; Committee Member: H. Zaman (spring)

2003

Chambers, Natalie
"Seeking Validation: Staff Accounts of Indian Residential Schooling"
Supervisor: Dara Culhane; Committee Member: Michael Kenny (summer)

Griffin, Angela
"The Historical Background of the Oblates of the Most Holy Mary Immaculate's Residential Schools Connections in British Columbia from 1850 to 1990 and How Do the Anglican Church of Canada and the United Church of Canada Respond to the Current Debates Concerning the Modern Impact of Residential Schooling on Aboriginal People in British Columbia?"
Supervisor: Dara Culhane; Committee Member: Noel Dyck (summer)

Nieoczym, Adrian
"Globalization, Tourism and the Commodification of Imagination: An Ethnography of Backpacking"
Supervisor: Marilyn Gates; Committee Member: Michael Kenny (fall)

Waldern, Barbara
"Resistance of Research in the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver"
Supervisor: Dara Culhane; Committee Member: Stacy Pigg (summer)

Warnar-Brown, Amy
"Wide Open Sex Shows: Campaigns against Lap Dancing in 1990s Toronto"
Supervisor: Stacy Pigg; Committee Member: Arlene McLaren (summer)

2002

Chabot, Catherine
"Knowing What we Need to Heal:  The Use of Alternative Therapies by People with Mental Health Issues"
Supervisor: Parin Dossa; Committee Member: S. Wendell (summer)

Henriksen, Krista
"Alien Encounters: A Close Analysis of Personal Accounts of Extraterrestrial Experiences"
Supervisor: Michael Kenny; Committee Member: Stacy Pigg (fall)

Norlen, Kelly-Rae
"The Master’s Tools: Film, Representation, and the Negotiation of Aboriginality"
Supervisor: Dara Culhane; Committee Member: Michael Kenny (summer)

Rajnovich, Elizabeth
"Having the 'Best' Cancer:  An Examination of Women’s Experiences  with Thyroid Cancer"
Supervisor: Parin Dossa; Committee Member: Ellen Gee (summer)

2001

Guno, Marcia
"In the Spirit of Sharing: Honoring First Nations Educational Experiences"
Supervisor: Dara Culhane; Committee Member: Noel Dyck (spring)

Li, Fabiana
"From Awareness to Action? The Political Ecology of Nascent Environmentalism in a Peruvian Smelter Town"
Supervisor: Marilyn Gates; Committee Member: Karl Froschauer (summer)

Malange, Cara-Lee
"Political Motherhood: Women’s Struggles to Fight Violence in Guatemala"
Supervisor: Marilyn Gates; Committee Member: Arlene McLaren (fall)

Markey, Nola
"Data ‘Gathering Dust’:  An Analysis of Traditional Use Studies conducted within Aboriginal Communities in British Columbia"
Supervisor: Marianne Ignace; Committee Member: Noel Dyck (spring)

Pope, Neil
"Dissociative Trance Disorder: An Anthropological Case Study of the Place of Culture in Psychiatric Diagnosis"
Supervisor: Michael Kenny; Committee Member: Stacy Pigg (fall)

Siregar, Leonard
"The Impact of Tourism on Minority Peoples in Northern Vietnam: Case Studies from Mai Chau and Sa Pa Districts and The Impact of Tourism on the Palaung of Pang Dang Nai, Northern Thailand"
Supervisor: Michael Howard; Committee Member: Michael Kenny (summer)

Tudor, Tara
"The Politics of Reproduction: Childbirth, Health Care and Culture in Greater Vancouver, British Columbia"
Supervisor: Parin Dossa; Committee Member: Stacy Pigg (summer)

2000

Byers, Meaghan
"More than Meets the Eyes: Women’s Narratives of Their Experience of an Eating Disorder"
Supervisor: Stacy Pigg; Committee Member: Dara Culhane (fall)

La Berge, Corey
"Living with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS): a Technology of Social Relations"
Supervisor: Stacy Pigg; Committee Member: Dara Culhane (spring)

Ryan, Shannon
"The Many Directions of Four Stories: Aboriginal Women's Experiences Living with Addictions and HIV/AIDS"
Supervisor: Dara Culhane; Committee Member: Noel Dyck (summer)

Wilson, Erika
"Navigating Competing Discourses: Narratives of Womanhood in Bamako, Mali"
Supervisor: Parin Dossa; Committee Member: Jane Pulkingham (summer)

MA in Sociology

2016

Ferdosi, Mohammad
"The Historical Development of Labour Standards." Senior Supervisor: Gary Teeple; Committee Member: Kendra Strauss (summer)

Mitchell, Sarah
"Volunteers on the Threshold: Fragile Opportunities and Fractured Selves." Senior Supervisor: Kathleen Millar; Committee Member: Dany Lacombe (summer)

Rodgers, Alexandra
"Temporary Foreign Workers in British Columbia: Unfree Labour and the Rise of Unscrupulous Recruitment Practices." Senior Supervisor: Kendra Strauss; Committee Member: Habiba Zaman (fall)

2015

McCabe, Catherine
‘Facebook for Kinky People’: A discursive analysis of FetLife. Supervisor: Dany Lacombe; Committee Member: Cindy Patton (summer)

Simon, Meagan
"Trans/gender Sincerities: A Dialogic Analysis of Four Young People's Embodied Subjectivities"
Supervisor: Ann Travers; Committee Members: Marina Morrow, Sharalyn Jordan (summer)

Zakharov, Dimitry
“The First Murmurings of a Discourse”: Initial Theory Invention at the Beginning of the AIDS Epidemic. Supervisor: Cindy Patton; Committee Member: Dany Lacombe (summer)

2014

Levy, Benjamin
"The Prefigurative Prince: An Anarcho-Gramscian Ethnography of the Occupy Vancouver General Assembly"
Supervisor: Ann Travers; Committee Member: John Bogardus (spring)

Mackinnon, Debra
“The Criminalization of Political Dissent: A critical discourse analysis of Occupy Vancouver and Bill C-309”
Supervisor: Wendy Chan; Committee Member: Robert Menzies (summer)

Weiler, Anelyse
“Rock stars and bad apples: Alternative food networks and precarious farm worker regimes in British Columbia”
Supervisor: Gerardo Otero; Committee Member: Hannah Wittman (summer)

Wong, Sheila
"Understanding Sexual Assault: The Ways in which Young Women Conceptualize Sexual Violence.”
Supervisor: Wendy Chan; Committee Member: Ann Travers (spring)

2013

Freimond, Carin
"Medical Disinterestedness: An Archaeology of Scientificness and Morality in the Canadian Medical Profession"
Supervisor: Robert Menzies; Committee Member: Ann Travers

Kim, Hye Jin
"Teasing Out the Compressed Education Debates in Contemporary South Korea: Media Portrayal of Figure Skater Yuna Kim"
Supervisor: Cindy Patton; Committee Member: Jie Yang (summer)

Rawlins, Justin
"From Wheat Fields to Mass Housing: Ankara's Neoliberal Conjuncture" 
Supervisor: Yildiz Atasoy; Committee Member: Eugene McCann (summer)

Vukmirovich, Dalia
"Sex Trafficking Discourse and the 2010 Olympic Games" 
Supervisor: Wendy Chan; Committee Member: Robert Menzies (summer)

Yazdi, Parisa
"Citizenship, Belonging, Meaning and Identity: A Case Study of First-Generation Iranian Immigrants in Vancouver"
Supervisor: Cindy Patton; Committee Member: Dany Lacombe  (summer)

2012

Hernández-Ramírez, Jesús Alejandro
"Columbian and Mexican Youth Migration and Acculturation Experiences: The Shaping of Identities in Metropoitan Vancouver"
Supervisor: Gerardo Otero; Committee Member: Barbara Mitchell  (summer)

Maduel, Yuval
"In Search of the Promised Land: The Role of Religion and Spirituality in the Lives of Transnational Israeli Migrants in Greater Vancouver"
Supervisor: Noel Dyck; Committee Member: Barbara Mitchell  (spring)

Soltys, Jeannine
"Invisible and Undervalued: Understanding the Work Experiences of Women Clerical Workers in a British Columbia Cancer Centre"
Supervisor: Babara Mitchell; Committee Members: Jane Pulkingham, Sharon Koehn (spring)

2011

Bielek, Christina
"From Seeds to Syndicates: Explorations in Collective Actions for Food Sovereignty and Resiliency in Guatemala"
Supervisor: Hannah Wittman; Committee Member: Juanita Sundberg, UBC (fall)

Lai, Yvonne
"The Perceptions of Intergenerational Conflict Among Chinese Immigrant Families in British Columbia"
Supervisor: Barbara Mitchell; Committee Member: Jane Pulkingham (fall)

Partridge, Kevin
"Not quite 'no future': The persistence of punk"
Supervisor: Dany Lacombe; Committee Member: Robert Menzies (fall)

Gibb, Natalie
"Parallel alternatives: Chinese-Canadian farmers and the Metro Vancouver local food movement"
Supervisor
: Hannah Wittman; Committee Member: Gerardo Otero (summer)

Kline, Melodie
"Toward Food Justice in the Neoliberal Era?: A Critical Exploration of the Downtown Eastside Neighbourhood House"
Supervisor
: Dany Lacombe; Committee Member: Dara Culhane (summer)

McKee, Pepita Elena
"Towards Developing A Social Impact Assessment: Involuntary Resettlement in the San Roque Dam Case, Philippines"
Supervisor: Fernando De Maio; Committee Member: Michael Hathaway (summer)

Vogt, S. Christopher
"Practicing Creative Maladjustment: The Mental Health Political Action Group"
Supervisor: Robert Menzies; Committee Member: Fernando de Maio (summer)

Zajaczkowska, Agnieszka
"New Paradigm, Same Dilemma: Civil Commitment Reforms in Poland (1972-1994)"
Supervisor
: Alison Ayers; Committee Member: Gary Teeple (summer)

2010

Forsyth, Lacey
"For Love or Immigration?: Gender, Race, and Marriage in the Canadian Spousal Sponsorship Appeal Process"
Supervisor: Wendy Chan; Committee Member: Dorothy Chunn (spring)

Friesen, Jay
"Curbing the laughter: Exploring the manifestations of dark humour in Curb Your Enthusiasm"
Supervisor
: Dany Lacombe; Committee Member: Cindy Patton (fall)

Garrod, Joel Z.
"Shared Destiny: Understanding the Relationship between National Identity and Canadian Medicare"
Supervisor
: Gary Teeple; Committee Member: Karl Froschauer (fall)

2009

Baggiarini, Bianca
"Commodifying Violence: An Analysis of Wartime Rape and Private Military Corporations in Iraq"
Supervisor: Yildiz Atasoy; Committee Member: Dany Lacombe (fall)

Hergesheimer, Chris
"Weaving Chains of grain: Exploring the stories, links and boundaries of small scale grain initiatives in Southwest British Columbia"
Supervisor: Hannah Wittman; Committee Member: Michael Hathaway (spring)

Madani, Aazadeh
"Security, Race and Risk in the Post 9/11 Era: An Examination of the Experiences of Racialized Populations at the Canadian Border"
Supervisor: Wendy Chan; Committee Member: Dorothy Chunn (fall)

2008

Gayler, Emma
"Continuums of Worth: A Newspaper Deconstruction of Canadian Missing Women"
Supervisor: Wendy Chan; Committee Member: Dorothy Chunn (fall)

Conover, Heather
"Crisis and/or relief? An examination of mothers' and fathers' experiences of the empty nest syndrome"
Supervisor: Barbara Mitchell; Committee Member: Jane Pulkingham (summer)

Kemp, Eagan
"Under the veil of neoliberalism: Inequality, health and capabilities"
Supervisor: Fernando De Maio; Committee Member: Gerardo Otero (summer)

2007

Sluggett, Bryan
"Creating the 'Pure' Athlete: Discourses on Steriod Use and Prohibition in Sport"
Supervisor: Ann Travers; Committee Member: Cindy Patton (summer)

Haw, Jenny
"You can't just let health care happen": Unpaid Caregiving of Brain Injured Spouses in the Context of Marketization in British Columbia
Supervisor: Arlene McLaren; Committee Member: Jane Pulkingham (summer)

Mitchell, Kyle
"The Political Economy of Fresh Water: From the Commons to Corporate Enclosure"
Supervisor: Gary Teeple; Committee Member: Gerardo Otero (spring)

Morgan, Jeannie
"Depo-Provera and the Regulation of Indigenous Women's Reproduction"
Supervisor: Arlene McLaren; Committee Member: Dara Culhane (fall)

McLean, Amie
"Indigenous Education and the Post-Secondary Student Support Program: Colonial Governance, Neo-Liberal Imperatives, and Gendered Outcomes"
Supervisor: Jane Pulkingham; Committee Member: Dara Culhane (summer)

2006

Albert, Marika
"Challenging the Family Wage Ideal: Understanding the Changes to Child Employment Standards in British Columbia"
Supervisor: Yildiz Atasoy; Committee Member: Gary Teeple (fall)

Carley, Stephen
"A Trojan Horse for Corporate Change: A Sociological Examination of Shareholder Activists' Ability to Moderate the Profit Motive"
Supervisor: Gary Teeple; Committee Member: Karl Froschauer (spring)

Crosby, Wayne
"The Challenge of Developing Sustainability in Tierra del Fuego: Environmentalist Contestation of the Rio Condor Forestry Project in Chile"
Supervisor: Marilyn Gates; Committee Member: Karl Froschauer (spring)

Grove, Susan
"Same-Sex Marriage in Canada and the Theory of Political-Cultural Formation"
Supervisor: Gerardo Otero; Committee Member: Dany Lacombe (spring)

Huxtable, David
"The Failing Strategy of International Trade Unionism"
Supervisor: Gary Teeple; Committee Member: Mark Leier (fall)

Vallieres, Lucie
"Disciplining Pedestrians? A Critical Analysis of Traffic Safety Discourse"
Supervisor: Arlene McLaren; Committee Member: Wendy Chan (fall)

2005

Barker, David
"The Transnational Identities and Ethnocultural Capital of Zainichi Residing in Vancouver, Canada"
Supervisor: Ann Travers; Committee Member: Parin Dossa (spring)

Morgan, Meeka
"Making Connections with Secwepemc Family through Storytelling: A Journey in Transformative Rebuilding"
Supervisor: Marianne Ignace; Committee Member: Arlene McLaren (fall)

Parusel, Sylvia
"Employment Training and Women Methadone Clients: En/countering Neoliberal Discourse"
Supervisor: Arlene McLaren; Committee Member: Ann Travers (spring)

2004

Burger, Anne
"The Communist Party of Canada During the Great Depression: Organizing and Class Consciousness"
Supervisor: Gary Teeple; Committee Member: Karl Froschauer (summer)

Campbell, Allison
"Punishment Through Exclusion: Ruling Relations and Maximum Security in the Creating Choices Era"
Supervisor: Arlene McLaren; Committee Member: L. Elliott (summer)

Noel, Tanya
"Gender Equity and Physical Education in BC: Re-Thinking Feminist Debates on Co-Educational versus Single-Sex Classes"
Supervisor: Arlene McLaren; Committee Member: Ann Travers (summer)

2003

Bennet, Darcie
"Neo-Liberal Governance and the Single Mother’s Standpoint: The Case of British Columbia’s “New Era”
Supervisor: Jane Pulkingham; Committee Member: Arlene McLaren (spring)

Hornstein, Sarah
"Canadian Public Space, Racialized Minorities, and the Media: Exploring Coverage of Dr. Sunera Thobani’s October 1 st , 2001 Speech"
Supervisor: Ann Travers; Committee Member: Parin Dossa (summer)

Van der Gaag, Tanya
"Available But Not Accessible: The Tripartite System of Maternity and Parental Leave Provision in Canada"
Supervisor: Jane Pulkingham; Committee Member: Arlene McLaren (fall)

2002

Livingston, Kim
"Urban Social Movements: Urban Renewal and Neighbourhood Mobilization in Vancouver during the 1960s and ‘70s"
Supervisor: Dany Lacombe; Committee Member: Marilyn Gates (summer)

2001

Anderson, Sarah
"Liberalization Through Language: The Changing Gender Imagery in the Anglican Church of Canada Since 1938"
Supervisor: Arlene McLaren; Committee Member: D. Grayston (fall)

Dorogi, Daniel
"Comparative Historical Cultural Inquiry: A Multidisciplinary Methodology"
Supervisor: John Whitworth; Committee Members: Ellen Gee, D. Cousineau (spring)

Kinoshita, Aoi
"Negotiating Identities: Experiences of Japanese Female Students in Vancouver Homestay Settings"
Supervisor: P. Dossa; Committee Member: Karl Froschauer (spring)

2000

Algie, Richard
"New Right Hegemony in Canada: Ideological Influences on Parties, Perceptions and Policies"
Supervisor: Karl Froschauer; Committee Member: Gerardo Otero (spring)

Borutski, Rose Marie
"The Social Construction of Anger in Interest-Based Mediation"
Supervisor: Michael Kenny; Committee Members: R. Anderson, E. Elliott, M. Lang (summer)

Podlog, Leslie
"Perceptions of Success and Failure among University Athletes in Canada"
Supervisor: Noel Dyck; Committee Member: R. Gruneau (summer)

White, Peter
"Intersextions, A Gentleman's Guide: Racialization, Sex Tourism and the Global Tourism Industry"
Supervisor: Dany Lacombe; Committee Member: S. Thobani (summer)

PhD in Anthropology

2012

Basi, Mandip
"Navigating the Medical Marketplace: Consuming Ayurveda in Delhi"
Supervisor
: Stacy Pigg; Committee Members:  Dara Culhane, Vinay Kamat (UBC) (fall)

2011

Ashely, Sean
"Late for Buddha: The Construction of Dara’ang (Silver Palaung) Religious and Ethnic Identity"
Supervisor
: Michael Howard; Committee Member: Michael Kenny (summer)

2009

Wangsgard, David
"Here We are All Brothers: Gender Relations and the Construction of Masculine Identities in a Nung Fan Sling Village"
Supervisor: Michael Howard; Committee Member: Marilyn Gates (summer)

2008

Sadik, Tonio
"Validation and Constraint: A Discursive Examination of the British Columbia Land Question in an Era of Treaty Negotiations"
Supervisor: Noel Dyck; Committee Members: Dara Culhane, Marianne Ignace (fall)

Ignace, Ron
"Our Oral Histories are our Iron Posts: Secwepemc Stories and Historical Consciousness"
Supervisor: Noel Dyck; Committee Members: Dara Culhane, J. Archibald (spring)

Moretti, Cristina
"Stories and Landscapes in Milan, Italy: an Ethnography of Urban Spaces"
Supervisor: Dara Culhane (spring)

2007

Elliott, Denielle
"Pharmaceutical Surveillance, Medical Research and Biovalue Among the Urban Poor"
Supervisor: Stacy Pigg; Committee Member: Dara Culhane (spring)

2004

Cooper, Laura
"Conversations with My Sister: An HIV/AIDS Counterstory"
Supervisor: Parin Dossa; Committee Member: Marilyn Gates (summer)

2003

Roe, Gordon
"Harm Reduction in an Epidemic: The Downtown Eastside and the Lost Opportunities of the HIV/AIDS Action Plan, 1998 to 2000"
Supervisor: Stacy Pigg; Committee Members: Dara Culhane, Michael Kenny (spring)

PhD in Sociology

2016

Treloar, Rachel
PhD by Special Arrangements (Sociology, Public Policy, Law). "The Construction and Transformation of High-Conflict Divorce involving Children." Senior Supervisor: Jane Pulkingham; Committee Members: Susan B. Boyd, and Olena Hankivsky (fall)

Burkowicz,Jakub
"Peripheral Europeans: The History of the Racialization of Slavs in Canada." Senior Supervisor: Wendy Chan; Committee Members: Dany Lacombe & Robert Menzies (summer)

Peker, Efe
"A Comparative-Historical Sociology of Secularisation: Republican State Building in France (1875-1905) and Turkey (1908-1938)." Senior Supervisor: Gary Teeple, Co-Senior Supervisor (co-tutelle w/Sorbonne): Patrick Weil; Committee Member: Gerardo Otero (spring)
 

2015

Elfenbein, Rachel
"They Want Our Work, But Not Our Power: Popular Women, Unpaid Labor, and the Making of the Bolivarian Revolution."
Senior Supervisors: Hannah Wittman & Jane Pulkingham; Committee Members: Alison Ayers, Elisabeth Friedman (spring)

Krawczyk, Marian
"Negotiated Practices: Understanding Hospitalized Palliative Care as an Affective Economy."
Senior Supervisor: Jane Pulkingham; Committee Member: Dara Culhane (summer)

Ozcetin, Hilal
"Dressing up Ahlak: A Reading of Sexual Morality in Turkey."
Senior Supervisor: Dany Lacombe; Committee Members: Parin Dossa, Simten Cosar- Haccettepe University, Turkey (fall).

2014

Dergousoff, Deborah M.
"An Institutional Ethnography of Women Entrepreneurs and Post-Soviet Rural Economics in Kyrgyzstan"
Supervisor: Ann Travers; Committee Members: Dorothy E. Smith,  Marilyn Gates, Habiba Zaman, Michael Hathaway (spring)

2013

Kang, Helen
"Medical Disinterestedness: An Archaeology of Scientificness and Morality in the Canadian Medical Profession"
Supervisor: Cindy Patton; Committee Members: Dany Lacombe, Zoe Druick (spring)

2011

Deri, Jillian
"Polyamory or Polyagony? Jealousy in Open Relationships"
Supervisor: Ann Travers; Committee Members: Michael Hathaway, Helen Leung (summer)

2007

Pechlaner, Gabriela
"Beyond the Science of Agricultural Biotechnology Corporate Technology, Law, and Local Control over Food Production"
Supervisor: Gerardo Otero; Committee Members: Karl Froschauer, M. Rutherford (summer)

2005

Stovel, Laura
"Long Road Home: Building Reconcilliation and Trust in Post-War Sierra Leone"
Supervisor: Heribert Adam; Committee Members: Jane Pulkingham, C. Griffiths (fall)

2004

Hribkova, Klara
"Power, Subject and Syphilis: Towards a Sociology of Venereal Disease in the United States, 1900 - 1950"
Supervisor: Dany Lacombe; Committee Member: Arlene McLaren (spring)

2003

Westhaver, Russell
"Party Boys: Identity, Community, and the Circuit"
Supervisor: Dany Lacombe; Committee Member: Dara Culhane (fall)

2001

Janet Christine Elsey
"The Poetics of Self, Body and World: A Phenomenological Reinterpretation of B.C. Ethnography"
Supervisor: Ian Angus; Committee Member: Marilyn Gates (summer)

2000

Ana Paula Beja Horta
"Constructing Otherness: Nationhood and Immigration Politics in Portuguese Post-Colonial Society"
Supervisor: Heribert Adam; Committee Members: Marilyn Gates, M. Rocha-Trindade (fall)

Steven Prus
"Changes in Economic Status and Inequality During Later Life: A Quantitative Analysis of Canadian Data"
Supervisor: Ellen. Gee; Committee Members: Jane Pulkingham, Andrew Wister (spring)

Alexander Simon
"Common Ground and Conflict in the Struggle Over the Use of Forests and Labour in British Columbia: The Case of Greenpeace and the Pulp, Paper and Woodworkers of Canada"
Supervisor: Ian Angus; Committee Members: Karl Froschauer, Marilyn Gates (spring)

Peyman Vahabzadeh
"Articulated Experiences: Toward a Radical Phenomenology of Contemporary Social Movements"
Supervisor: Ian Angus; Committee Members: Marilyn Gates, Jerry Zaslove (summer)