Canadian scholars
Engaging ideas, transforming minds
Engaging ideas, transforming minds
Kim anderson
Kim Anderson is Associate Professor in the Department of Indigenous Studies at Wilfrid Laurier University. Her popular book, A Recognition of Being: Reconstructing Native Womanhood (Sumach/CSPI, 2000), is currently under development for a second edition. She is also the co-author of Strong Women ...

Pat armstrong
Pat Armstrong is Professor in the Department of Sociology at York University. An extremely prolific academic, Armstrong is the author, co-author, or editor of over 25 books and dozens of book chapters and journal articles. With CSPI, Armstrong has published six books: Troubling Care: Critical Per...

Constance backhouse
Constance Backhouse is Distinguished Professor and Research Chair in the Faculty of Law at the University of Ottawa and co-founder of the Feminist History Society. Her 1991 publication, Petticoats and Prejudice: Women and Law in Nineteenth-Century Canada, was co-published by Women’s Press and the...

Himani bannerji
Himani Bannerji is Professor in the Department of Sociology and Department of Equity Studies at York University. Bannerji is responsible for four critically acclaimed CSPI titles: Demography and Democracy: Essays on Nationalism, Gender, and Ideology (2011); The Dark Side of the Nation: Essays on ...

Harald bauder
Harald Bauder is Professor of Geography and Academic Director at the Centre for Immigration and Settlement at Ryerson University. The editor of Immigration and Settlement: Challenges, Experiences, and Opportunities (2012) and author of numerous scholarly works, he is frequently consulted by news ...

Toba bryant
Toba Bryant is Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology. Author of An Introduction to Health Policy (2009) and co-editor of Staying Alive: Critical Perspectives on Health, Illness, and Health Care (with Dennis Raphael and Marcia Ri...

Rick csiernik
Rick Csiernik is Professor at King’s College, University of Western Ontario. Csiernik has authored and edited several popular CSPI titles: Wellness and Work (2005); Responding to the Oppression of Addiction (co-edited with William S. Rowe, 2010); Substance Use and Abuse (2011); and Homelessness, ...

Marcel danesi
Marcel Danesi is Professor in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Toronto, and holds an appointment at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education as professor and researcher in bilingual education. Danesi is the author of some of CSPI’s most prominent and engaging texts, inclu...

George sefa dei
George J. Sefa Dei is Professor in the Department of Humanities, Social Sciences, and Social Justice Education at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education. He is the author of several significant CSPI titles examining racialization, education, and inclusive schooling: New Perspectives on Af...

Jacqueline gahagan
Jacqueline Gahagan is Professor and Head of the Health Promotion Division in the School of Health and Human Performance at Dalhousie University. She holds cross-appointments in Community Health and Epidemiology, International Development Studies, Gender and Women’s Studies, Nursing, and Occupatio...

Ratna ghosh
Ratna Ghosh is the James McGill Professor and William C. Macdonald Professor of Education at McGill University. She is the co-author of Education and the Politics of Difference: Canadian Perspectives, Second Edition (with Ali A. Abdi, CSPI, 2013). Her research interests lie in the areas of multic...

Elliot goldner
The late Elliot Goldner was a Professor in the Faculty of Health Sciences at Simon Fraser University, Chair of the Science Advisory Committee at the Mental Health Commission of Canada, and Affiliate Professor in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of British Columbia. Author of one of CSPI’...

Andrew jackson
Andrew Jackson spent most of his career as Chief Economist and Director of Social and Economic Policy with the Canadian Labour Congress. Since retiring from the CLC in 2012 he has been Senior Policy Adviser at the Broadbent Institute, and spent two years as the Packer Visiting Professor of Social...

Carl e james
Carl E. James is Professor of Education at York University, where he is cross-appointed with graduate programs in Sociology and the School of Social Work, and also serves as the Director of the York Centre for Education and Community. He is the author of Race in Play: Understanding the Socio-Cult...

Tammy landau 2
Tammy Landau is Associate Professor of Criminology at Ryerson University. She is the author of Challenging Notions: Critical Victimology in Canada (CSPI, 2008), a ground-breaking work offering critical perspectives on victims and victimization in Canada. A new edition of this popular text is fort...

Dennis raphael
Dennis Raphael is Professor of Health Policy and Management at York University, as well as the author of over 150 publications that speak to topics in public policy, poverty, and social determinants of health. One of CSPI’s top-selling authors, Raphael’s extensive list of publications includes Po...

Murray smith
Murray E.G. Smith is Professor in the Department of Sociology at Brock University. His publication history spans the fields of theoretical and international political economy, classic sociological theory, Marxist theory, social movements, and the sociology of health and illness. He is the author ...

Barrington walker
Barrington Walker is Associate Professor in the Department of History at Queen’s University. An historian of modern Canada, he focuses on the histories of Blacks, race immigration, and the law. The editor of the critically acclaimed CSPI title A History of Immigration and Racism in Canada (2008),...