I am a continuing College Professor in Sociology at Okanagan College.
Before joining OC, I taught Sociology at Kwantlen Polytechnic University, as well as Thompson Rivers University and Royal Roads University. While undertaking my PhD at the University of Edinburgh, I lectured and tutored on various Sociology courses.
Teaching, Kwantlen Polytechnic University
SOCI 1125: Introduction to Society (three sections)
SOCI 2255: Everyday Life and Interaction
Teaching, Thompson Rivers University
SOCI 1110: Introduction to Sociology I
SOCI 1210: Introduction to Sociology II
TMGT 3050: Research in Tourism (Research Methods course)
SOCI 3610: Social Inequality
SOCI 3620: Special Topics (Digital Sociology)
SOCI 4730: Global Social Change
SOCI 3520: Work and Contemporary Society
SOCI 3620: Special Topics (Case Study: Rana Plaza, Bangladesh)
SOCI 3120: Gender Relations
Lectures, The University of Edinburgh
2016: Bengali Nationalism in the Birth of Bangladesh: South Asian Studies
2015: Imagining South Asian Poverty in Media: Transnational activism, corporate social responsibility & ‘fashion for development,’ South Asian Studies
2015: ‘Transnational fashion-based activism and corporate social responsibility,’ Sustainable Development
2015: ‘How to give presentations,’ Sociology Fundamentals
2014: “Fairtrade and Social Movements”, Social Movements
Tutoring, the University of Edinburgh
2016 facilitator: Msc Dissertation workshops (PG workshop).
2015/16 course tutor: The Social Life of Food
2015/16 course tutor: Evidence, Politics and Policy
2015/16 field course tutor: Geography Fieldwork: Foundations (This was one week field course in Istanbul, Turkey)
2015 facilitator: Msc Dissertation workshops (PG workshop).
2014/15 course tutor: Social Policy Enquiry
2014/15 course tutor: Fundamentals 2, Sociology (course specific tutor blog)
2014/15 course tutor Sociology 2A: Thinking Sociologically
Other guest lecturing
I have guest lectured on ethics and labour in the fashion industry at various institutions: Capilano University – Vancouver, Canada (2010-2013); Emily Carr University of Art and Design – Vancouver, Canada (2012); Simon Fraser University – Vancouver, Canada (2012); Parsons School of Design – Online Courses, using Blackboard (2011-2012)
Events, at the University of Edinburgh
2015 Workshop: Innovative Learning Week. ‘Solve the world’s problems in a day?’ Invisible Labour session with Nikki Dunne.
2014 Film Screening: ‘Tears in the Fabric,’ a documentary film by The Rainbow Collective and Openvizor. Suppoted by the Centre for South Asian Studies at the University of Edinburgh.