Recent graduates

Kristen Chaisson

MA 2014
Kristen is currently pursing her PhD in Sociology at the University of Calgary. Her research focus is health policy. Learn more about Kristen's Dal experience.

K-Lee Fraser

MA 2013
K-Lee is currently working for the Halifax Regional Municipality through their new "Bridging the Gap" Internship Program. As a Special Project Researcher, K-Lee’s role focuses on various social research projects that are necessary for service delivery policies supporting the African Nova Scotian Affairs Integration Office.

Gerald Gloade

MA 2011
Gerald is now working as a statistical analyst for the Union of Nova Scotian Indians.

Chris Giacomantonio

MA 2009
Chris recently defended his PhD in criminology at University of Oxford and is now working as an analyst for RAND corporation Europe.

Clarence Batan

PhD 2010
Clarence is currently pursuing a project entitled, Istambays (On Standbys): Filipino Children in the Period of Crises and Contingencies (1970-2013), which examines the life course of a sample of Filipino cohort born between 1970 and 1979 focusing on the experiences of “waiting for employment”, popularly known in the Philippines as  the “istambay” (on standby) phenomenon. Learn more about Clarence's Dal experience.

Kerry Chambers

PhD 2008
Kerry is a Public Issues & Stakeholder Officer with Gambling Awareness Nova Scotia, a not-for-profit, arms-length government organization that encourages and supports an independent response to gambling harm in Nova Scotia. Learn more about Kerry's Dal experience.

Margaret Dechman

PhD 2008
Margaret has a tenure-track position in Cape Breton University’s (CBU) Department of Anthropology and Sociology. Learn more about Margaret's Dal experience.