B.A. (Concordia), PhD (Trent)
Classes That I Teach at Trent
SOCI2110 - Discovering Social Theory
SOCI2340 - Work and Social Inequalities
SOCI3100 - Contemporary Social Theory
SOCI3320 - Social Organizations
SOCI3820 - The Canadian Labour Movement; Class and Protest in the Digital Age
Article: 'New Public Management, New Technology, Who Foots the Bill? Information Infrastructure Renewal in Ontario (1996-2003)' in Anastakis, Dimitry and James Onusko (eds.),Ontario since Confederation (revised ed.) (Buffalo and Toronto: University of Toronto Press, forthcoming in 2023)
Article: ‘Unequal Partnership: The Privatisation of Information Technology in Ontario.’ Work Organisation, Labour and Globalisation. Spring, 2015
Book: No Justice, No Peace; the 1996 OPSEU Strike against the Harris Government in Ontario (Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queens University Press, 1999)
Selection of Academic Presentations
May 2022. The annual meeting (on-line) of the Canadian Association of Work and Labour Studies. ‘Collective Tech Worker Responses to High-Tech Companies.'
June 2021. The annual meeting (on-line) of the Canadian Association of Work and Labour Studies. ‘Collective Bargaining in a Digital Technology Age.'
June 2020. The annual conference (on-line) of the International Labour and Employment Relations Association. I participated in the panel 'Strikes and Lockouts: Legal Paths, Challenges and Recent Dynamics.'
January 2018. Trent University. The conference 'Populist Responses to Globalization.' I participated on the academic panel.
June 2017. Ryerson (Metropolitan Toronto) University. The annual meeting of the Canadian Association of Work and Labour Studies. ‘IT Workers, From Professional to Proletariat: Implications for Union Organizing.’
June 2016. Murdoch University. Perth, Western Australia. School of Public Policy and International Affairs. ‘Because It Is 2016: Public Policy Issues in Canada.’
Member, the Board of Directors of A Place Called Home, a social agency providing housing to the homeless population in Kawartha Lakes and counseling and nutritional services.
Member, The Refugee Next Door; a joint project of the Toronto Labour Council and the Labour Community Services.