MA Sociology & Anthropology Alumni & Thesis Titles


Vanderveer, Sarah (S) Pursuing equity: How women academics are challenging gender norms and (re)shaping University culture in GhanaSupervisor: Ann Travers; Committee Member: Parin Dossa. (Fall)

Smithers, Julia (A) Living Health and Wellness: A Story of the Conversational Interview, Supervisor: Dara Culhane; Committee Member: Stacy Pigg (Fall)

Maslouskaya, Anna (A) Brazilian Telenovelas: Challenging the Discourse on Race and Class Inequality, Supervisor: Kathleen Millar; Committee Member: Christopher Gibson (Fall)

Chan, Yuly (S)
Canadian Housing Policy as 'Passive Revolution," Supervisor: Gary Teeple; Committee Member: Nicholas Blomley (Summer)

Dines, Brianna (A)
"The People’s Republic of Mirkwood”: Economic Subjectivity, Utopian Practice, and Play in an Intentional CommunitySupervisor: Parin Dossa; Committee Member: Kathleen Millar (Summer)

Lennox, Rebecca (S)
Navigating the Femininity-Vulnerability Nexus: A Reconsideration of the Protective Function of Gendered “Safety Work,” Supervisor: Wendy Chan; Committee Member: Ann Travers (Summer)

Kamalova, Gyuzel (A)
Institutional Childhood: Negotiating Identities Post-orphanage in Kazakhstan, Supervisor: Sonja LuehrmannCommittee Member: Lindsey Freeman (Spring)

Pennell, Elena (A)
“No Somos Maquinas” (We Aren’t Machines): Emotional Dimensions of Precarious Labour in the Seasonal Agricultural Worker Program, Supervisor: Kendra Strauss; Committee Member: Dara Culhane (Spring)


Davies, Katherine (S)
Conversations of Reconciliation: A Participatory Ethnographic Case Study in the United Church of CanadaSupervisor: Ann Travers; Committee Member: Dara Culhane (Fall)

Li, Henry (S)
Up in the Air:  Examining the Experiences of Chinese Mainland "Satellite Children" in Vancouver, Supervisor: Barbara Mitchell; Committee Member: Wendy Chan (Fall)

Simpson, Lindsay (A)
Studenthood: An ethnography of post-secondary student lifeSupervisor: Pamela Stern; Committee Member: Noel Dyck (Fall)

Steigerwald, Andrea (A)
(Re)Negotiating Meaning, Dismantling Patriarchy: The Politics of Translation in a Bolivian, Feminist NGO, Supervisor: Kathleen Millar; Committee Member: Gerardo Otero (Fall)

Hagman, Michelle (A)
Muslim Youths in British Columbia:  The Implications of Multiculturalism for Everyday Life, Supervisor: Sonja Luehrmann; Committee Member: Parin Dossa (Spring)


Eicker, Sharlie (S)
Marriage Migrants:  American Women Navigating Immigration and Intercultural Marriage,
Supervisor: Karl Froschauer; Committee Member: Sonja Luehrmann  (Fall)

Garoupa, Scott (A)
Spaces of Negotiation:  Community, governance, and pacification in Rio de Janeiro,
Supervisor:  Kathleen Millar;  Committee Member:  Michael Hathaway (Summer)

Heath, Sean (A)
Bodies in Water:  Embodiment, Social Worlds, and Fluid Motion in Competitive Age-Group Swim Clubs,
Supervisor:  Noel Dyck; Committee Member:  Ann Travers;  Committee Member:  Nicholas Scott

Massey, Candace (A)
Making the Breast Cancer Gene:  an Archaeology of the Translational Clinic, Supervisor: Cindy Patton; Committee Member: Michael Hathaway (Summer)

Cuthbert, Colin (S) A Place to Be, A Place to Become:  An Insiders Report on Youth Integrations Programs in the Lower Mainland, Supervisor:  Wendy Chan; Committee Member: Roumiana Ilieva (Summer)

Blustein, Jared (S)
The Ambiguity of Resistance:  Civil Society Engagements with Neoliberalism, Supervisor: Yildiz Atasoy; Committee Member: Kathleen Millar (Spring)


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

Mitchell, Sarah (S)
Volunteers on the Threshold: Fragile Opportunities and Fractured SelvesSupervisor: Kathleen Millar; Committee Member: Dany Lacombe (summer)

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

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


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

Simon, Meagan (S)
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 (S)
“The First Murmurings of a Discourse”: Initial Theory Invention at the Beginning of the AIDS EpidemicSupervisor: Cindy Patton; Committee Member: Dany Lacombe (summer)

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

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


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

Mackinnon, Debra (S)
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 (S)
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 (S)
Understanding Sexual Assault: The Ways in which Young Women Conceptualize Sexual Violence,
Supervisor: Wendy Chan; Committee Member: Ann Travers (spring)

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

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

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


FreimondCarin (S)
Navigating the Stigma of Pedophilia: The Experiences of Nine Minor-Attracted Men in Canada,
Supervisor: Robert Menzies; Committee Member: Ann Travers

Kim, Hye Jin (S)
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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

MaduelYuval (S)
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 (S)
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)

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


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

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

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

Kline, Melodie (S)
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 (S)
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 (S)
Practicing Creative Maladjustment: The Mental Health Political Action GroupSupervisor: Robert Menzies; Committee Member: Fernando de Maio (summer)

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

Berthin, Julie (A)
'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)


Forsyth, Lacey (S)
Gender, race and marriage in immigration: the spousal sponsorship appeal process in Canada, 
Supervisor: Wendy Chan; Committee Member: Dorothy Chunn (spring)

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

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

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

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

Khaledi, Bardia (A)
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 (A)
Nanotechnology and Health: From Boundary Object to Bodily InterventionSupervisor: Michael Kenny; Committee Member: Stacy Pigg (spring)


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

Hergesheimer, Chris (S)
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 (S)
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)

McLean, Maya (A)
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)


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

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

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

Banks, Judy (A)
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 (A)
Donuts and Silver Dollars: The Life of Captain Frank Slim, Supervisor: Marianne Ignace; Committee Member: Dara Culhane (fall) 

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

Guigne, Francoise (A)
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 (A)
"Talking" and "Doing": An ethnographic examination of the dialectics of "kids" sportSupervisor: Noel Dyck; Committee Member: Arlene McLaren (summer)


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

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

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

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

McLean, Amie (S)
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)

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

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

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

Piovesan, Kathleen (A)
Studying Social Work: Neoliberalism, Institutional Ethnography and a Program of Undergraduate Social Work Education, Supervisor: Stacy Pigg; Committee Member: Dara Culhane (spring)


Albert, Marika (S)
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 (S)
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 (S)
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 (S)
Same-Sex Marriage in Canada and the Theory of Political-Cultural FormationSupervisor: Gerardo Otero; Committee Member: Dany Lacombe (spring)

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

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

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

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


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

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

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


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

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

Noel, Tanya (S)
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)

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

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

McFadyen, Lori (A)
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)


Bennet, Darcie (S)
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 (S)
Canadian Public Space, Racialized Minorities, and the Media: Exploring Coverage of Dr. Sunera Thobani’s October 1 st , 2001 SpeechSupervisor: Ann Travers; Committee Member: Parin Dossa (summer)

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

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

Griffin, Angela (A)
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  (A)
Globalization, Tourism and the Commodification of Imagination: An Ethnography of Backpacking,
Supervisor: Marilyn Gates; Committee Member: Michael Kenny (fall)

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

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


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

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

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

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


Anderson, Sarah (S)
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 (S)
Comparative Historical Cultural Inquiry: A Multidisciplinary Methodology, Supervisor: John Whitworth; Committee Members: Ellen Gee, D. Cousineau (spring)

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

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

Li, Fabiana (A)
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 (A)
Political Motherhood: Women’s Struggles to Fight Violence in Guatemala, Supervisor: Marilyn Gates; Committee Member: Arlene McLaren (fall)

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


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

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

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

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

Byers, Meaghan (A)
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 (A)
Living with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS): a Technology of Social Relations, Supervisor: Stacy Pigg; Committee Member: Dara Culhane (spring)

Ryan, Shannon (A)
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 (A)
Navigating Competing Discourses: Narratives of Womanhood in Bamako, Mali, Supervisor: Parin Dossa; Committee Member: Jane Pulkingham (summer)