Professor; Associate Dean Research, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Phone: 902-494-3130 or 902-494-6595
PO Box 15000, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 4R2
- Social justice and inequality
- Migration - immigration
- Research methods
- Social change
- Social movements
- Social statistics
- Canadian Studies
- International Development Studies
- BA, York University
- PhD, PDF, McGill University
Howard Ramos is a political sociologist who investigates issues of social justice and equity. He has published on social movements, human rights, Indigenous mobilization, environmental advocacy, ethnicity, race, and Atlantic Canada. He is currently working on projects looking at Atlantic Canadian, secondary cities, state funding of NGOs, environmental advocacy, tourism development, and integration of immigrants and refugees. He works with graduate students looking at these issues as well as Indigenous health and understandings of environment, the history of sociology, state funding of women’s organizations, environmental advocacy, and public attitudes and social values.
- Wilkes, Rima, Aaron Duong, Linc Kesler, and Howard Ramos. 2017. “Canadian University Acknowledgment and Recognition of Indigenous Lands, Treaties, and Peoples.” Canadian Review of Sociology 54(1): 89-120.
- Henry, Frances, Enakshi Dua, Carl James, Audrey Kobayashi, Peter Li, Howard Ramos, and Malinda Smith. 2017. The Equity Myth: Racialization and Indigeneity at Canadian Universities. Vancouver: UBC Press.
- Ramos, Howard and Kathleen Rodgers [Eds.]. 2015. Protest and Politics: The Promise of Social Movement Societies. Vancouver: UBC Press.
- Staggenborg, Suzanne and Howard Ramos. 2015. Social Movements (3rd edition). Don Mills, ON: Oxford University Press
- Ramos, Howard. 2015. "Mapping the Field of Environmental Justice: Redistribution, Recognition and Representation in ENGO Press Advocacy.” Canadian Journal of Sociology 40(3): 309-329.
- Hoffbauer, Andreas and Howard Ramos. 2014. "Social and Political Convergence on Environmental Events: The Roles of Simplicity and Visuality in the BP Oil Spill." Canadian Review of Sociology 51(3): 216-237.