MA Research Paper

 
The Research Paper is the final degree requirement for students in the Sociology MA three-term research paper stream. Department of Sociology Graduate Program

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Theses/Dissertations from 2021

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Under the Influence? Factors That Impact Canadian’s Confidence in Police, Justin Clark

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HOW ARE THE FORMAL AND INFORMAL ONLINE SUPPORTS OF MENTAL HEALTH ACCESSIBLE FOR REFUGEES AND THEIR CHILDREN IN CANADA?, Maria Jose Gonzalez Sanchez

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Nursing Homes and Loneliness Among Older Adults in the United States, Camila Iciaszczyk

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Comparing Chronic Pain in Urban and Rural Canadian Adults, Alyssa T. Jensen

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Labour Market Outcomes for Skilled Worker Immigrants and Non-Immigrants in Canada, Adam Mamudovski Mr.

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A Middle Ground: The Gendered Division of Housework in Heterosexual Mixed-Nativity Couples, Rebecca Rayner

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Racial and Ethnic Differences in Chronic Pain, Sarah M. Revie

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Framing Diversity and EDI Practices: A Comparison of Strategic Planning and Recruitment Materials in Two Canadian Universities, Michelle H. Robinson

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The Practice of curation on Instagram: A Bourdieusian approach, Eve S. Smerchinski

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“I can’t trust anyone”: International Students’ Experience with Student Support Services in Canada, Cathlin Sullivan

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A Complex Disease with Complex Discourse: Exploring the Online Messaging of Two Canadian Obesity Charities and the Implications for Weight Stigma, Caitlin E. Turnbull

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Differences in Income for Foreign-Born Blacks Across Settlement Types in an Era of Rising Anti-Immigration Sentiment, Sandra F. Weir

Theses/Dissertations from 2020

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The Effect of the Analyst-Officer Relationship on Crime Analysis: Experiential Knowledge vs. Data-Driven Decisions, Emma Brown

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Social Isolation: Do Helpers Help Ward It Off?, Kirsten Young Brown

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The Impacts of Housing Affordability on Immigrant Household Formation and Homeownership, Wanyun Cheng

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The mental health culture in Hockey: A scoping review, Lauren Dormer

Stopping the Blame Game: An Intersectional Approach to Minority Victimization in Canada, Melissa Elliott

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The Effects of Race and Gender on Income and Workplace Position of Professional Engineers in Ontario: Can Homophily Preferences Help Explain Barriers?, Jayzer E. Flores

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In #FlatEarth We Trust: The Danger of the Self-Representation of Flat Earthers on Twitter, Lauren Gomes

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Assessing the Impact of Denizenship in the Making and Evaluation of Temporary Foreign Worker Policies in Canada, Sihwa Kim

Mind the Gap: Sexual Orientation Wage Gaps for Racialized and Immigrant Minorities, Shannon Mok

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The Life Satisfaction of Immigrants in Canada: Does Time of Arrival Matter?, Laura G. Monteiro

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Disability and Health Outcomes of Eastern European Immigrants to the United States, Ina Palii

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On Unequal Terms: The Indigenous Wage Gap In Canada, Taylor N. Paul

Conflict or co-operation? Ontarian pharmacists battle for an increased scope of practice, Kali E. Pieters

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Personality Traits and Transition to First Marriage, Sumangala Sasudevan

Theses/Dissertations from 2019

Intimate Partner Violence: Policy, Policing and Best Practices in Ontario, Anna Bieniek

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LIVING ARRANGEMENTS, PROXIMITY TO CHILD/PARENT AND DEPRESSIVE SYMPTOMS AMONG OLDER ADULTS, Haemi Chung

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Out of the Closet and into Sport: An Analysis of Openly Lesbian Athletes, rachel fazzari

CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY & WOKEWASHING, Lucas Hendsbee

The Educational Attainment Differences Among Children of Immigrants in Canada, Alexandra Janeiro

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The Interrelated Nature of Trauma: Exploring the Narratives of Persons Living with a Family Member who has Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Emily Johnson

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Does Higher Education Make a Difference? The Influence of Educational Attainment on Women’s and Men’s Employment Outcomes, Katelyn Mitri

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International Students’ Earnings in London, Ontario, Amna Wasty

Canadian Inter-Provincial Migration Decline and The Demographic Determinants: A logit model and decomposition analysis measuring the demographic predictors of Canadian inter-provincial migration alongside migration’s widespread decline, Nathaniel White

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The Economic Integration of Mexican Mennonite Immigrants in Canada, Marina Wiebe

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An App a Day Keeps the Doctor Away: A Visual Case Analysis of the Self-Optimization Ideologies Downloaded onto Apple Users as They Download Applications, Ismahan Yusuf

Theses/Dissertations from 2018

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SCHOOL SHOULDN’T END WHEN THE BELL RINGS: AN EXPLORATORY HOMESCHOOLING STUDY, Mackenzie Dukelow

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Pathways over the Life Course: Patterns of Depressive Symptoms in Adolescence and Their Potential Impact on Educational Attainment, Stephen Carneiro Fernandes

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Bad Comic, Good Comic: The Social Construction of Brownness in the Racial and Ethnic Humor of South Asian Comedians, Tasmeea Islam

Income & Net-Worth: A Comparative Analysis of Immigrant Inequality, Cavita Meetun

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Neoliberalism and the School Choice Movement in the United States, Lianne M.A. Mulder

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Assessing The Importance of CVE Strategies in Ontario, Matthew Murray

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Divorce and Health: Does Educational Attainment Matter?, Sara Quinn-Hogan

Theses/Dissertations from 2017

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Racism, Oligarchy and Contentious Politics in Bermuda, Andrea Dean

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CONCEPTUALIZING JUSTICE: POLICE RESPONSES TO SEX CRIMES IN PARTNERSHIP WITH CANADIAN POLICE DEPARTMENTS, Keyanna Drakes

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The Economic Integration of Canada's Refugees: Understanding the Issues with Canada's Approach, Ryan Endicott

Addressing Sexual Violence on Canadian Campuses: An Analysis of Policies at Ontario Universities, Rhian C. Foley

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The Influence of Parents and Natural Mentors on Young Adults' Substance Use Behaviours: Evidence from a National Study, Travis Hackshaw

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Jihad and Hashtags: Women's Roles in the Islamic State and Pro-Jihadist Social Networks, Rachel K. Inch

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A Novel Measure of Work Stress: Identifying Work Stressor Patterns in Canada Using Latent Class Analysis, Vesna Pajovic

Theses/Dissertations from 2016

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"I Took the Blue Pill" The Effect of the Hegemonic Masculine Police Culture on Canadian Policewomen's Identities, Lesley J. Bikos

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Beyond the Land of Five Rivers: Social Inequality and Class Consciousness in the Canadian Sikh Diaspora, Harmeet S. Sandhu

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Exploring Cross-National Incarceration, Evan R. Wiley

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Terror on Twitter: A Comparative Analysis of Gender and the Involvement in Pro-Jihadist Communities on Twitter, Eric W. Witmer

Theses/Dissertations from 2015

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Neighbourhood Context and Youth Mental Health: The Role of Local Community Programming in a Mid-sized Ontario Urban Centre, Monica Christine Bochus

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Living in a Transnational World: Identity Negotiation and Formation Among Second-Generation Lebanese Young Adults Living in London Ontario, Wajeha Chams

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The Immigrant Health Advantage in Canada: Lessened by Six Health Determinants, Sasha Koba

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Seasonal Agricultural Workers in Canada: Understanding the Socio-Political Issues, W. Zachary Marshall

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Combining Work and Family: The Experiences of Gender and Ethnicity of Visible Minority Women in Leadership Positions, Alelie Ocampo

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Gender, Generation, and Jobs: Differences in Gender Role Ideologies by Age and Occupation, Christina Treleaven