Sociology Faculty


Luis AguiarBonar Buffam / Jasmin Hristov / Mary Ann Murphy / Shelley PacholokKanchan Sarker / Patricia Tomic / Ricardo Trumper / Peter Urmetzer


LUIS LM AGUIAR
Associate Professor, SOCIOLOGY

WEBSITE

Global Unions

luis.aguiar@ubc.ca

ART 316
250.807.9346

Luis Aguiar2PhD York University

RESEARCH: The globalization of the "Justice for Janitors" campaigns; global unions; Eddie Melo: What were you? The Neoliberal University; whiteness; the Canadian Hinterland.

TEACHING: Globalization and labour; urban sociology; sociology of tourism; race and racism; qualitative methods; urban studies.  

BONAR BUFFAM
Assistant Professor, SOCIOLOGY

Sociology Caucus Co-Coorindator      

bonar.buffam@ubc.ca 
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250.807.9223
          

Bonar Buffam2PhD University of British Columbia

RESEARCH: Race and empire, crime and punishment, socio-legal studies, religion and secularity, urban geographies, social and cultural theory.

MARY ANN MURPHY
Associate Professor, SOCIOLOGY

WEBSITE

mary-ann.murphy@ubc.ca
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250.807.8705

Dr. Mary Ann MurphyMSW University of Calgary
PhD Brandeis University

RESEARCH: Aging and culture/diversity, visual sociology, homelessness, barriers and opportunities for health and social service delivery to the urban aboriginal communities of the Okanagan Valley. 

JASMIN HRISTOV
Assistant Professor, SOCIOLOGY


jasmin.hristov@ubc.ca
ART 310
250.807.9433

Jasmin HristovPhD York University

RESEARCH: development and conflict, political violence, non-state armed actors, human rights, neoliberalilsm, Latin America, land dispossession, human trafficking and sexual violence.

TEACHING: political sociology, development sociology, sociology of gender, global sociology, social inequality, social problems, globalization, social justice and human rights, classical and contemporary sociological theory, social movements, gender and development.

SHELLEY PACHOLOK
Assistant Professor, SOCIOLOGY

WEBSITE

shelley.pacholok@ubc.ca
ART 310
250.807.8707

PacholokPhD Ohio State University

RESEARCH: Gender, families, work, disaster.

TEACHING: Gender, work, families, social inequality, qualitative methods. 

KANCHAN SARKER
Continuing Sessional Lecturer, SOCIOLOGY

kanchan.sarker@ubc.ca

ART 316
250.807.8177

 

Kanchan SarkerPhD University of North Bengal, India 

RESEARCH: Globalization and social change, social movements, social inequality, work, environment and development, India.

TEACHING: Social movements, political sociology, media and society, work, technology and society, Canadian society, introductory society.  

PATRICIA TOMIC
Associate Professor Emeritus, SOCIOLOGY

patricia.tomic@ubc.ca

Dr. Patricia TomicPhD University of Toronto

RESEARCH: Politics of language, Latin American immigration to Canada, feminism, Chile, the Okanagan

TEACHING: Sociological theory, sociology of education, feminism.

RICARDO TRUMPER
Associate Professor Emeritus, SOCIOLOGY

ricardo.trumper@ubc.ca

Dr. Ricardo TrumperPhD York University

RESEARCH: Latin America, neoliberalism, racism.

TEACHING: Sociology of development, sociology of fear, political sociology, Latin America, racism.

PETER URMETZER
Associate Professor, SOCIOLOGY

Sociology Caucus Co-Coorindator
   
Graduate Coordinator

WEBSITE

peter.urmetzer@ubc.ca
ART 308
250.807.8709

Dr. Peter UrmetzerPhD University of British Columbia

RESEARCH: Economic sociology, particularly globalization and free trade; how non-economic factors, such as values and culture, influence economic decision making.

TEACHING: Introduction to sociology, Canadian society, political economy, survey methods. 

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