I chose Dalhousie to pursue graduate studies in Sociology because of its expansive department and apprenticeship style-training model, which has proved to be the perfect environment to contribute to my network of knowledge and research in sociology.
What inspires me
Sociology aims to understand different aspects of society. Through this understanding arises a synthesis in our knowledge of what is happening, how it is happening and what can be done to either change or sustain it. In other words, sociology creates a space for looking critically at everyday phenomena. Sociology not only offers an alternative route to exploring social phenomena but it does so in such a way that allows me to reconcile theory and material world change. More importantly, I am interested in concepts of agency and identity in relation to gender constructs (broadly defined).