Curriculum Vitae

Curriculum Vitae – Last Updated Sept. 2016

EDUCATION

1997          Doctor of Philosophy, Sociology – University of Alberta

1993          Master of Arts, Sociology – University of Alberta

1991          Bachelor of Arts with Honours in Sociology – University of Alberta

TEACHING AWARDS/NOMINATIONS

  • Outstanding Community Support – Volunteer, United Way (2016)
  • Honourable Mention – Nominated for Outstanding Faculty Mentor Award (2016)
  • Honourable Mention – Nominated for Outstanding Faculty Mentor Award (2015)
  • Distinguished Teaching Award – Faculty of Arts and Science (2013)

SCHOLARSHIPS, RESEARCH AWARDS AND RESEARCH FUNDING

  • Conference, Exhibition and Performance Travel Fund, 2014 ($961.64)
  • MacEwan Sabbatical Research Leave July 1, 2010 – June 30, 2011
  • Faculty of Arts Research Fund 2009-2010 ($1800)
  • MacEwan Research and Scholarly Activity Fund 2009-2010 ($2350)
  • Arts and Science Divisional Research Grant, 1999 ($1500)
  • Social Sciences & Humanities Research Council Doctoral Fellowship 1995-1997 ($28,000) (Second year declined re: MacEwan Full-time employment)
  • Walter H. Johns Graduate Fellowship, September 1995 to April 1996
  • Province of Alberta Graduate Scholarship, May 1994 to June 1995
  • Mary Louise Imrie Travel Award, University of Alberta, 1994
  • Clifford H. Skitch Travel Award, University of Alberta, 1994
  • Sociology Graduate Travel Award, University of Alberta, 1994
  • Mary Louise Imrie Travel Award, University of Alberta, 1993
  • Clifford H. Skitch Travel Award, University of Alberta, 1993
  • Sociology Graduate Travel Award, University of Alberta, 1993
  • Province of Alberta Graduate Scholarship, September 1992 to June 1993
  • Department of Sociology Research Assistantship, September 1990 to April 1991

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

Appointment Level           Institution                                          Dates                  Subject Area

Associate Professor          MacEwan University                     2013-present            Sociology

Assistant Professor           MacEwan University                    2011-2013                Sociology

Continuing Instructor       MacEwan University                    1998-2011                Sociology

Probationary Instructor     MacEwan University                    1996-1998                Sociology

Sessional Lecturer             MacEwan University                    1995-1996                Sociology

Sessional Lecturer             University of Alberta                    1993-2003               Sociology

*Note:  Titling was introduced in 2011-2013 with the single category of “Assistant Professor”.

TEACHING HISTORY

Instructor: Introductory Sociology (Sociology 100). Faculty of Arts & Science, MacEwan University. Winter: 2014, 2013, 2009, 2008, 2006, 2005, 2001, 1997. Fall: 2014, 2013, 2012, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 1996, 1995. Department of Sociology, University of Alberta. Fall: 1999. Winter: 2003

Instructor: Introductory Sociology Computer Managed Learning Version(Sociology 100). Faculty of Arts & Science, MacEwan University.  Winter: 1999, 1998, 1997. Fall: 1998, 1997, 1996.                                     

Instructor: Introduction to Social Statistics (Sociology 210). Faculty of Arts & Science, MacEwan University Fall: 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997, 1996

Laboratory Instructor: Introduction to Social Statistics (Sociology 210). Faculty of Arts & Science, MacEwan University. Fall: 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997, 1996. Department of Sociology, University of Alberta. Fall: 1993

Instructor: Criminology (Sociology 225). Faculty of Arts & Science, MacEwan University. Spring: 1999, 1998, 1995. Summer: 2000. Winter: 2006, 2005, 2004, 2002, 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997. Fall: 2016, 2015, 2009, 2000, 1999, 1998, 1996. Department of Sociology, University of Alberta. Spring: 2001, 2000, 1995. Summer: 1998.

Instructor: Social Psychology (Sociology 241). Department of Sociology, University of Alberta. Winter: 1998. Spring: 1994 Faculty of Arts & Science, MacEwan University. Winter: 2010, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2002, 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998. Fall: 2011, 2007.

Instructor: Social Psychology Computer Managed Learning Version (Sociology 241). Faculty of Arts & Science, MacEwan University. Fall: 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2003, 2001, 2000, 1999. Winter: 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2002, 2001, 2000. Spring: 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2002.

Instructor: Social Psychology Computer Managed Learning Version (Psychology 241). Faculty of Arts & Science, MacEwan University. Fall: 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003. Winter: 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004. Spring: 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2002.

Instructor: Social Research Methods (Sociology 315). Faculty of Arts & Science, MacEwan University Fall: 2016, 2014, 2012, 2011, 2007. Winter: 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2008, 2007, 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997.

Laboratory Instructor: Social Research Methods (Sociology 315). Department of Sociology, University of Alberta. Winter: 1994. Summer: 1994. Faculty of Arts & Science, MacEwan University. Fall: 2012, 2011, 2007. Winter: 2013, 2012, 2008, 2007, 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997.

Instructor:  Sociology Senior Seminar (Sociology 400). Faculty of Arts & Science, MacEwan University. Winter: 2016, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2010.

Instructor: Qualitative Research Methods (Sociology 418). Faculty of Arts & Science, MacEwan University. Winter: 2015, 2014, 2012, 2010.

Instructor: Conducting Sociological Research (Sociology 425). Faculty of Arts & Science, MacEwan University. Fall: 2015

Instructor:  Advanced Topics in Social Psychology (Sociology 449). Faculty of Arts & Science, MacEwan University. Fall: 2013, 2009. Winter: 2017, 2015

Instructor: Individual Study (Sociology 498). Faculty of Arts & Science, MacEwan University.

  • Bruno Haje: The Social Psychology of Driving, Fall, 2012.
  • Tasha Davidson: Homelessness in Edmonton: A Case Study, Fall, 2009.
  • David Fischer: The Implications of Violent Media Socialization: A Theoretical Analysis, Fall, 2008.

Supervisor: Honours Thesis I/Honours Thesis II (Sociology 490A & Sociology 490B). Faculty of Arts & Science, MacEwan University. Spring/Summer, 2012; Fall, 2012; Winter: 2013

  • Bruno Haje: Personal and Social Determinants of Aggressive and Dangerous Driving

Faculty Mentor: Community-Based Sociology Project (Sociology 426). Edmonton John Howard Society – Supervised by Ann Howlett. Winter: 2015

  • Jameson Green: Pardons and Record Suspensions: Implications of Policy Changes for Criminal Record Holders.

Teaching Assistant:

Introductory Sociology (Sociology 100). Department of Sociology, University of Alberta, Winter: 1995. Deviance (Sociology 224). Department of Sociology, University of Alberta. Winter: 1995. Fall: 1994. Collective Behavior (Sociology 343).Department of Sociology, University of Alberta. Fall: 1994

PUBLICATIONS 

Books

(R) Powell, R. A., Honey, P. L., & Symbaluk, D. G. (2017). Introduction to learning and behavior (5th ed.). Pacific Grove: Wadsworth.

(R) Symbaluk, Diane G. & Bereska, Tami M. (2016). Sociology in action: A Canadian perspective (2nd ed.). Toronto, ON: Nelson Education, Ltd.

(R) Symbaluk, Diane G. (2014). Research Methods: Exploring the social world. Whitby, ON: McGraw-Hill Ryerson Ltd.

(R) Powell, R. A., Honey, P. L., & Symbaluk, D. G. (2013). Introduction to learning and behavior (4th ed.). Pacific Grove: Wadsworth.

(R) Symbaluk, Diane G. & Bereska, Tami M. (2013). Sociology in action: A Canadian perspective. Toronto, ON: Nelson Education, Ltd.

(R) Powell, R.A., Symbaluk, D. G. & Honey, P. L. (2009). Introduction to learning and behavior (3rd ed.). Pacific Grove: Wadsworth.

Symbaluk, Diane G. (2006). Success in the social sciences: Writing papers and exams. Toronto: Thomson Nelson.

(R) Powell, R.A., Symbaluk, D. G. & MacDonald, S.E. (2005). Introduction to learning and behavior (2nd ed.). Pacific Grove: Wadsworth.

(R) Powell, R.A., Symbaluk, D. G. & MacDonald, S.E. (2002). Introduction to learning and behavior. Pacific Grove: Wadsworth.

Book Chapters

Symbaluk, D. G., & Cameron, J. (2000). The warm-cold study: A classroom demonstration of impression formation. In Mark E. Ware and David E. Johnson (Eds.), Handbook of demonstrations and activities in the teaching of psychology (2nd ed., pp. 170-172). New Jersey: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

Symbaluk, D. G. (1996). The effects of food restriction and training on male athletes. In W. David Pierce and W. Frank Epling (Eds.), Activity anorexia: Theory, research and treatment (pp. 147-157). New Jersey: Lawrence Erlbaum.

Refereed Journal Articles

Haje, B. E. & Symbaluk, D. G. (2014). Personal and social determinants of aggressive and dangerous driving. Canadian Journal of Family and Youth, 6(1), 59-88.

Symbaluk, D. (2013). Fostering active participation in seminar courses. Teaching/Learning Matters, 43(2), 6-7.

Symbaluk, D.G. & Howell, A.J. (2010). Web-based student feedback: Comparing teaching-award and research-award winners. Assessment and Evaluation in Higher Education, 35(1), 71-82, First published on: 15 May 2009 (iFirst).

Howell, A. J. & Symbaluk, D. G. (2001). Published student ratings: Reconciling the views of students and faculty. Journal of Educational Psychology, 93, 790-796.

Symbaluk, D.G. & Jones, K. M. (1998). Prostitution offender programs: Canada finds new solutions to an old problem. Corrections Compendium, 23, (11), 1-2, 8.

Symbaluk, D.G., & Cameron, J. (1998). The warm-cold study: A classroom demonstration of impression formation. Teaching of Psychology, 25, 287-289.

Symbaluk, D.G., Heth, C.D., Cameron, J. & Pierce, W.D. (1997). Social modeling,   monetary incentives and pain endurance: The role of self-efficacy and pain     perception. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 23, 258-269.

Symbaluk, Diane G. (1995).  Women’s work is never done: Resolving gender inequalities in education. Alberta Journal of Educational Research, XLI, 231-235.

Wheeler, G., Symbaluk, D. Pierce, W.D., McFaydan, S. & Cumming, D.C. (1992). Effects of training on serum testosterone and cortisol levels in wrestlers. Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine, 2, 257-260.

Refereed Articles in Preparation

Symbaluk, D.G. & Howell, A. J. (in preparation). Character strengths of teaching- and research-award winning professors.

Refereed Abstracts

Symbaluk, D., Cameron, J., Pierce, W. & Epling, W. Effects of social modeling and monetary reinforcement on pain perception and tolerance: The role of self-efficacy. Proceedings of the Association for Behavior Analysis (ABA) International, 1993: Chicago, Illinois: Society for the Advancement of Behavior Analysis (SABA), 1993: 327.

Wheeler, G., Symbaluk, D., Pierce, W.D., Epling, W.F., & Cumming, D.C. (1991).  Fluctuations in serum testosterone and cortisol in young wrestlers. Proceedings of Sports Medicine and Human Performance International Congress and Exposition: Vancouver, British Columbia, April, 1991.

Non-referred Articles

Symbaluk, D. (2014, January 6). Practical tips for minimizing cheating during exams. Faculty Focus. http://www.facultyfocus.com/articles/effective-classroom-management/practical-tips-for-minimizing-cheating-during-exams/

Symbaluk, D. G. (2013, November 6). Poverty in Alberta is Persistent and Costly. The Edmonton Journal.  [invited submission] http://www.edmontonjournal.com/Opinion+Poverty+Alberta+persistent+costly/9129232/story.html

Symbaluk, D. (2012). The first class: Practical tips for new instructors. In Course Preparation. Fostering Conversations About Teaching Sociology in Canada, http://www.community.cengage.com/site/fosteringconversations [invited submission]

Symbaluk, D.G. & Jones, K. M. (1999). Prostitution offender programs: Canada finds new solutions to an old problem. The Free Library (February 1). http://www.thefreelibrary.com/Prostitution%20offender%20programs:%20an%20educational%20alternative%20to…-a030273592 First published in Law Now, 23(4), 38.

Published Pedagogical Resources

Symbaluk, D. (2014). Powerpoints to accompany Research Methods: Exploring the Social World. Whitby, ON: McGraw-Hill Ryerson.

Symbaluk, D. (2013). Online labs to accompany Research Methods: Exploring the Social World. Whitby, ON: McGraw-Hill Ryerson.

Symbaluk (2010). Guide to classroom engagement. Scarborough, ON: Nelson Education Ltd.

Symbaluk, Diane G. (2010). Cengage NOW pre- and post-tests to accompany Kendall, Lothian-Murray, and Linden’s Sociology in our times (5th ed). Toronto: Thomson Nelson.

Symbaluk, Diane G. (2009). Sociology 301: Social statistics study guide (Course Author). Athabasca: Athabasca University.

Symbaluk, Diane G. (2009). Study guide to accompany Linden’s Criminology: A      Canadian  perspective (6th ed.). Toronto: Thomson Nelson.

Symbaluk, Diane G. (2009). iStudy diagnostics and homework to accompany Myer, Spencer, and Jordan’s Social psychology (4th Can ed.). Whitby, ON: McGraw-Hill Ryerson Limited.

Symbaluk, Diane G. (2009). iStudy diagnostics and homework to accompany Myer and Smith’s Exploring Social Psychology (2nd Can ed.). Whitby, ON: McGraw-Hill Ryerson Limited.

Symbaluk, Diane G. (2007). Test bank to accompany Kendall, Lothian-Murray, and Linden’s Sociology in our times (4th ed.). Toronto: Thomson Nelson.

Symbaluk, Diane G. (2007). Study guide to accompany Kendall, Lothian-Murray, and Linden’s Sociology in our times: The essentials (4th ed.). Toronto: Thomson Nelson.

Symbaluk, Diane G. (2007). Test bank to accompany Kendall, Lothian-Murray, and Linden’s Sociology in our times: The essentials (4th ed). Toronto: Thomson Nelson.

Symbaluk, Diane G. (2007). Thomson NOWTM pre- and post-tests to accompany Kendall, Lothian-Murray, and Linden’s Sociology in our times: The essentials (4th ed). Toronto: Thomson Nelson.

Symbaluk, Diane G. (2007). Sociology now quiz content to accompany Kendall, Lothian-Murray, and Linden’s Sociology in our times: The essentials (4th ed). Toronto: Thomson Nelson.

Symbaluk, Diane G. (2006). Thomson NOWTM pre- and post-tests to accompany Kendall, Lothian-Murray, and Linden’s Sociology in our times (4th ed.). Toronto: Thomson Nelson.

Symbaluk, Diane G. (2006). Sociology now quiz content to accompany Kendall, Lothian-Murray, and Linden’s Sociology in our times (4th ed.). Toronto: Thomson Nelson.

Symbaluk, Diane (2005). Web content to accompany Siegel and McCormick’s Criminology in Canada (3rd ed.). Toronto: Thomson Nelson.

Symbaluk, Diane (2005). Web content to accompany Siegel, Brown, and Hoffman’s Criminology: The core (Can ed.). Toronto: Thomson Nelson.

Symbaluk, Diane (2005). Chapter resources for the companion website that accompanies Del Balso and Lewis’ First steps: A guide to social research (2nd Can ed.). Toronto: Thomson Nelson.

Symbaluk, Diane G. (2004). Study guide to accompany Kendall, Lothian-Murray, and Linden’s Sociology in our times (3rd ed.). Toronto: Thomson Nelson

Symbaluk, Diane G. (2004). Study guide to accompany Kendall, Lothian-Murray, and Linden’s Sociology in our times: The essentials (3rd ed.). Toronto: Thomson Nelson.

Symbaluk, Diane G. (2004). Study guide to accompany Linden’s Criminology: A      Canadian perspective (5th ed.). Toronto: Thomson Nelson.

Symbaluk, Diane (2003). Student resources for the companion website that accompanies Aronson, Wilson, Akert, and Fehr’s Social psychology (4th ed.). Toronto: Prentice Hall.

Symbaluk, Diane G. (2002). Study guide to Accompany Siegal and McCormick’sCriminology in Canada (2nd ed.). Toronto: Thomson Nelson.

Symbaluk, Diane (2001). Student resources for the companion website that accompanies Aronson, Wilson, Akert, and Fehr’s Social psychology (3rd ed.) Toronto: Prentice Hall.

Symbaluk, Diane G. (2001). Study guide to accompany Kendall, Lothian-Murray, and Linden’s Sociology in our times: The essentials (2nd ed.). Toronto: Thomson Nelson.

Symbaluk, Diane G. (2001). Test bank to accompany Kendall, Lothian-Murray, and Linden’s Sociology in our times: The essentials (2nd ed.). Toronto: Thomson Nelson.

Symbaluk, Diane (2000). Web course tools to accompany Linden’s Criminology: A Canadian perspective (4th ed). Toronto: Harcourt Brace.

Symbaluk, Diane G. (2000). Study guide to accompany Linden’s Criminology: A      Canadian perspective (4rd ed). Toronto: Thomson Nelson.

Symbaluk, Diane G. (2000). Study guide to accompany Kendall, Lothian-Murray, and Linden’s Sociology in our times (2nd ed). Toronto: Thomson Nelson.

Symbaluk, Diane G. (1998). Study Guide to accompany Kendall, Lothian-Murray, and Linden’s Sociology in our times: The essentials. Toronto: Thomson Nelson

Symbaluk, Diane G. (1998). Test bank to accompany Kendall, Lothian-Murray, and Linden’s Sociology in our times: The essentials. Toronto: Thomson Nelson.

Symbaluk, Diane G. (1997). Study guide to accompany Kendall, Lothian-Murray, and Linden’s Sociology in our times. Toronto: Thomson Nelson.

Symbaluk, Diane G. (1994). Teaching resource manual to accompany Larson, Goltz, and Hobart’s Families in Canada. Toronto: Prentice-Hall.         

PROFESSIONAL PRESENTATIONS

Symbaluk, D. G. Student ratings of instruction, positive psychology, and the Character strengths of award-winning professors. Distinguished Teacher Award Winners’ Series. Centre for the Advancement of Faculty Excellence, MacEwan University, November 19, 2014.

Symbaluk, D. G., & Howell, A. J. Character traits of award-winning professors. ACIFA Conference. Jasper, Alberta, May 23-25, 2014.

Haje, B. & Symbaluk, D. Personal and social determinants of aggressive and dangerous driving. Poster Session. 24th Annual Warren E. Kalbach Conference. MacEwan University, Edmonton, Alberta March 7, 2014.

Symbaluk, D. Why poverty matters. Keynote. Supper to End Poverty in Support of the United Way. Edmonton, AB: Macewan University, Edmonton, Alberta, November, 2013.

Haje, B. & Symbaluk, D. Prevalence of aggressive and dangerous driving behaviours among university students. Poster Session. Research, Scholarly Activity and Creative Achievement Showcase. MacEwan University, Edmonton, Alberta Jan 28 – Feb 1, 2013.

Symbaluk, D. G. An introduction to publishing. Facilitator. Scholarly Toolbelt Brown Bag Series. Faculty Commons, MacEwan University, Edmonton, Alberta, November, 2012.

Symbaluk, D. G. Published ratings of instruction. Panel Discussion. Student Open Forum, Macewan University, Edmonton, Alberta, March, 2012.

Symbaluk, D. G. Published ratings of instruction: A pilot test. Sociology Speakers Series. Macewan University, Edmonton, Alberta, November, 2010.

Symbaluk, D. G., & Howell, A. J. Published ratings of instruction. ACIFA Conference. Jasper, Alberta, May, 2010.

Symbaluk, D. Hate crimes. Victim Advocate Certification Program. Wetaskiwin and District Victim Services, Wetaskiwin, Alberta. October, 2005; October, 2003; November, 2001.

Symbaluk, D. & Howell, J. Published student ratings: Views of students and faculty. Alberta Colleges and Institutes Faculties Association. Edmonton, Alberta, May, 2002.

Symbaluk, D. Profile of a prostitution offender. Prostitution Workshop. Edmonton Police Service, Patrol Services Bureau, November, 2001.

Pilon, Guy, Brown, Joan, Jones, Kathy, and Symbaluk, Diane. Edmonton’s Prostitution Offender Program: An innovative approach to street prostitution-two years of action and results. Prostitution Public Forum. Edmonton, Alberta, November, 1998.

Jones, K. Symbaluk, D., & Brown, J. Edmonton’s Prostitution Offender Program. Opening Doors: Valuing Sexual Health. Third Western Canadian Sexual Health Conference, Edmonton, Alberta, May, 1998

Symbaluk, D. Sex offenders: What do we know about them? More importantly, what should we know about them? Eighth Annual Research Day, Department of   Sociology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, November, 1995.

Symbaluk, D. The Hawthorne Effect: Disconfirming evidence and cognitive dissonance. Seventh Annual Research Day, Department of Sociology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, November, 1994

Symbaluk, D.  Money, modeling and pain: A causal analysis. American Psychological Association Annual Conference, Los Angeles, California, August, 1994.

Symbaluk, D.  Social modeling and pain: A path analysis. Canadian Society and      Anthropology Association Annual Conference (Learneds), Calgary, Alberta, June, 1994.

Symbaluk, D. Money, modeling and pain: A path model. Poster Session, Research Revelations, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, April, 1994.

Symbaluk, D. Social modeling, monetary incentives and pain endurance: The role of self-    efficacy and pain perception. Sixth Annual Research Day, Department of          Sociology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, November,1993.

Symbaluk, D. Money, modeling and pain. Association for Behavior Analysis Annual Conference, Chicago, Illinois, May, 1993.

Symbaluk., D. Money, modeling and pain: A thesis proposal. Fifth Annual Research Day, Department of Sociology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, November, 1992.

Symbaluk, D. Activity anorexia and its implications for amateur wrestlers. Fourth Annual  Research Day, Department of Sociology, University of Alberta, November, 1991.

Media Interviews

(2013, December 3). Media interview with BJ Anderson about Poverty in Alberta. Macewan News. Edmonton, AB: MacEwan University. http://www.macewan.ca/wcm/MacEwanNews/MEAL_TO_END_HUNGER

(2013, November 20). Media interview with Kyle Muzyka on teaching styles and qualities of teaching awards winners. Teaching as an iconoclast: How a rock star turned minister turned professor helps his students succeed. The Griff. Edmonton, AB: Macewan University. http://thegriff.ca/2013/11/teaching-as-an-iconoclast/

(2013, October 25). Media interview with Stephanie Sparks on Canada’s homeless and the MacEwan annual donation drive for the homeless. Collecting coats for a cause. MacEwan News. Edmonton, AB: MacEwan University. http://www.macewan.ca/wcm/MacEwanNews/COLLECTING_COATS_FOR_A_CAUSE

(2013, October 29). Media interview with BJ Anderson on Distinguished Teaching Awards. Awards recognize teaching excellence. Macewan News. Edmonton, AB: MacEwan University. http://www.macewan.ca/wcm/MacEwanNews/AWARDS_RECOGNIZE_TEACHING

(2012, October 20). Media interview on gender stereotypes and halloween costumes with Kevin Maimann. In sexy halloween costumes all the rage. Fashion: Life. Edmonton Sun. http:///www.edmontonsun.com/2012/10/19/sexy-halloween-costumes-all-the-rage

(2000, June 2). Guest panelist speaking on prostitution offenders. Human Sexuality Course (HLST 210). Show #13. Access TV: Canadian Learning Television. Pre-taped June 1.

(1998, November 8). Media interview with Kerry Diotte on prostitution offenders and Edmonton’s Prostitution Offender Program. In Johnny on the spot: Sending johns to ‘school’ is key to curbing plague of street prostitution. Sunday Express. Edmonton Sun (p 12-13).

(1998, November). Series of live radio interviews on profiling prostitution offenders. CBC Radio 740 Morning show with Kathy Bailey. A short piece on one of the interviews appears in print as the CBC news story: No typical John, sex study shows. CBC News Canada.http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/story/1998/11/22/johns981122a.html     

RESEARCH ASSISTANTS

  • MacEwan Research Office Research Assistants:

Eric Mosely (2015), Natasha Wismark (2014), Kelcey King (2012)

  • Sociology Step Position Students/Funded Research Assistants:

Tawnya Taralson (2011), Amy Nelson (2010), David Fischer (2009)

Kathleen Hall (2008), Theresa Valdicka, Anastasia Kulpa, Amber Mellot,

Kyle Litiw, Jonathan Schieman, and Emilio Gagliardi (2007 – 2003)

  • Prostitution Action and Awareness Foundation RA/Data Entry Supervisor: Shannon Boyd (1998-2001)

ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENTS AND AFFILIATED COMMITEES

Acting Chair, Department of Sociology Winter: 2009 (January 1, 2009 – July 1, 2009)

Elected Vice-President Negotiations, Faculty Association Executive, MacEwan University, Spring: 2007 – Winter, 2008

Chair, Faculty Caucus Negotiations

Member, Joint Colleges Committee

Member, Grievance Committee

Appointed Acting Sociology Coordinator MacEwan University, Fall, 2005 – Winter, 2006

Appointed Resource Development Officer Office of the Vice-President, Resources MacEwan University, 2003-2005

Branding: Think MacEwan

Faculty Space and Resource Planning

Staff Space and Resource Planning

Student Space and Resource Planning

Facilities Master Plan: Resource Recommendations

Facilities: Service Adjustment Recommendations

Residence Impact Planning

Friends of MacEwan: Retirees

Technology Acquisitions and Spending

Elected Vice-President, Faculty Association Executive MacEwan University, 2000-2002

Chair, Faculty Caucus – Academic Council

Chair, Code of Ethics Committee

Treats Space RFP for Tender Committee

Vice-President Academic Hiring Committee

Appointed Sociology Coordinator, Arts and Science Division

MacEwan University, 1999-2000

UNIVERSITY-LEVEL COMMITTEES

Faculty Adjudicator, Academic Integrity Hearings, September, 2016 – present

Appointed Member, Distinguished Teaching Awards Selection Committee, July 1, 2015 – present

Member, Appointment and Review Promotion Committee-Sociology, September, 2015 – April, 2016

Appointed Chair, Distinguished Teaching Awards Selection Committee MacEwan University, July 1, 2013 – 2015

Appointed Member, (ad hoc) Research Ethics Appeal Board MacEwan University, April – May, 2015

Appointed Member, United Way Campaign Committee Macewan University, Fall, 2014 – Winter, 2015

Elected Member, Faculty of Arts and Science Research/Faculty Developmen MacEwan University, July 1, 2011 – July 1, 2014

Elected Member, Sabbatical Leave Committee MacEwan University, July 1, 2011 – July 1, 2013

Elected Member, Academic Governance Council MacEwan University, Fall 2009 – Winter 2010

Elected Faculty Lead, Letter of Understanding Committee on Faculty Roles and Responsibilities, MacEwan University, Winter: 2006 – Fall: 2006

Appointed Chair, (ad hoc) Research Ethics Appeal Board MacEwan University, 2005 – July 1, 2014

Appointed Member, Faculty Evaluation Focus Group MacEwan University, Winter, 2005

Appointed Member, Ethics Policy Changes Planning Committee MacEwan University, Spring: 2000

Appointed Member, Corporate Challenge Planning Committee MacEwan University, Winter: 2000

Appointed Chair, Research Ethics Review Committee MacEwan University, 1998-2002

Appointed Member, The Family Campaign Committee MacEwan University, 2000

Appointed Executive Member, Research Ethics Policy Development Committee MacEwan University, 1997

Elected President, Sociology Graduate Students’ Association (SGSA), Department of Sociology, University of Alberta, 1994-1995

Elected Ph.D. Student Representative, Executive Council, Department of Sociology, University of Alberta, 1994-1995

Elected Executive Member, Safety on Campus Committee, University of Alberta, 1993-1994

Elected Executive Member, Council on Student Life, University of Alberta, 1993-1994

Elected Vice-President, Sociology Graduate Students’ Association, Department of Sociology, University of Alberta, 1993-1994

DEPARTMENT COMMITTEES/SERVICE

Chair, Outstanding Undergraduate Research Awards Committee, January, 2016 – present

Appointed, Sociology Student Symposium Event Organizer Winter: 2016, 2015

Appointed, Coordinator Student Poster Presentations Winter: 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012

Elected Member, Sociology Rank and Title Committee September, 2013 – July 1, 2015

Appointed Member, Ad-hoc Sociology Lab Committee, September, 2013 – present

Elected Member, Sociology Faculty Engagement Committee Winter, 2012 – July 1, 2014

Appointed Member, Sociology General Interest Curriculum Committee Winter, 2012 – August, 2013

Elected Member, Sociology Chair Selection Committee MacEwan University, Winter, 2013

Appointed Chair, Sociology Methods and Statistics Ad-hoc Committee Winter, 2012

Elected Member, Sociology Chair Selection Committee Macewan University, Spring, 2006

Elected Member, Social Sciences Chair Selection Committee MacEwan University, Fall, 2001

Elected Member, Social Sciences Chair Selection Committee MacEwan University, Winter: 2000

ACADEMIC STAFF APPOINTMENT COMMITTEES (ASAC)

External Member, Faculty Development Coordinator ASAC, Fall, 2016 (present)

External Member, Probationary ASAC in Biology: Kevin Judge, Winter, 2015.

External Member, Probationary ASAC in Biology: Erin Fleming, Winter, 2015.

Appointed Chair, ASAC Lecturer Position in Sociology, Alissa Overend, Winter: 2009

Appointed Chair, Probationary ASAC in Sociology: Michael Gulayets, Winter, 2009

Appointed Chair, Probationary ASAC in Sociology: Peter Puplampu, Winter, 2009

External Member, Probationary ASAC in Anthropology: Franca Boag, Winter, 2009

External Member, Probationary ASAC in Anthropology: Paul Prince, Winter, 2009

Appointed Member, ASAC Continuing Position in Sociology: Michael Gulayets Winter: 2007

Appointed Member, ASAC Continuing Position in Sociology: Joanne Minaker Spring: 2006

External Member, ASAC in Political Science, Winter: 2006

External Member, Probationary ASAC in Chemistry: Manzar Saberi, Spring: 2004

Appointed Member, ASAC Continuing Position in Sociology, Fall: 2003

Appointed Member, ASAC Part-time Positions in Sociology, Spring: 2000

Appointed Member, ASAC Continuing Position in Sociology, Summer: 1999

Appointed Member, ASAC Continuing Position in Sociology, Spring: 1998

PEER REVIEWS

Peer Review for Michael Seredycz, Department of Sociology, Winter, 2012

Peer Review for Shelley Boulianne, Department of Sociology, Winter, 2010

Peer Review for Susan Raine, Department of Sociology,Winter, 2010

 Peer Review for Alissa Overend, Department of Sociology, Fall, 2009; Winter, 2010

Peer Review for Jeff Stepnisky, Department of Sociology, Fall, 2008

Peer Review for Michael Gulayets, Department of Sociology, Fall: 2007, 2006; Winter, 2007, 2008

Peer Review for Korba (Peter) Puplampu, Department of Sociology, Fall: 2007, 2006; Winter, 2007

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

American Psychological Association – Social Psychology Division

Society of Edmonton Demographers

OTHER SERVICE

  • Coordination of Annual October Donation Drive: Every October (initiated in 2009), I organize a University-wide, multi-campus collection of needed items for local shelters which provide services to Edmonton’s homeless (e.g., Hope Mission, Bissell Centre, Salvation Army and E4C’s emergency shelter). In 2015 we donated toiletries to the United Way.
  • Project Head – Poverty Simulation at MacEwan (October, 2015)
  • Community-Based Sociology Project Info Session (March, 2015)
  • MacEwan Rebranding Focus Group (June, 2012)
  • Bachelor of Arts Site Review (March, 2012)
  • BA: Sociology External Program Review (Feb, 2012)
  • MacEwan University Open House/UT Open House/Open House for BA Students/Majors Fair/Sociology Information Sessions (2013, 2011, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997, 1996)
  • Sociology Information Sessions/Career Day (1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2003).
  • New Faculty Peer Evaluations (2012, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006)
  • Staff Performance Appraisals (2009, 2007)
  • New Faculty Orientation (Roles and Responsibilities) (2007, 2006)
  • Mentorship Program (2005-2006), New Mentor Sessions (2007, 2008)
  • Bachelor of Arts University Studies Program Video (2000)