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.

Previous Teaching

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.