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  • Howard Ramos

Howard Ramos, Professor

Chair, Sociology
PhD, Sociology, 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 perceptions of environmental change, urban change, social movements, the integration of immigrants and refugees, and the social implication of new technology and new forms of data. He works with graduate students looking at these issues as well as state funding of organizations, public attitudes and social values, human rights, and the pursuit of justice.

Areas of Specialization

  • Political sociology
  • Immigration
  • Equity, diversity, inclusion
  • Social change
  • Media studies
  • Secondary cities
  • Research methods
  • Social statistics

Selected Publications