Dr. Dawn Farough
Position: Department Chair
InterestsSocial Inequality (in particular, the intersection of gender, race, class, and sexuality)
Qualitative Methods (in particular, ethnography)
Survey Design and Analysis
Women and Globalization
Research InterestsCollaborative and Community-Based Research
Ethnographic Research and Theatre
EducationB.A., University of Winnipeg
M.A., University of Manitoba
Ph.D., University of British Columbia
Farough, Dawn. "The Messy Business of Art, Research, and Collaboration: Audience Engagement in Home/Less/Mess." Journal of Contemporary Drama in English, vol. 4, no. 2, pp. 320-338.
Farough, D. (2018). No Straight Lines: Using Creativity as a Method to Fight Homelessness. In No Straight Lines: Local Leadership and the Path from Government to Governance in Small Cities, ed. T. Kading. Calgary: University of Calgary Press.
Kading, T., L. Cooke, D. Farough, R. Reid, K. Besanger, G. Ratsoy, and T. Block. (2018). Leadership Initiatives and Community-Engaged Research: Explorations and Critical Insights onLeadership and Learning in the Small City of Kamloops. In No Straight Lines: Local Leadership and the Path from Government to Governance in Small Cities, ed. T. Kading. Calgary: University of Calgary Press.
Employment HistoryAssistant Professor, Thompson Rivers University, 1995-present.
Visiting Professor, University of Bonn, Germany, 1999-2000.
Part-Time Lecturer, The University of British Columbia, 1993, 1995.
Part-Time Lecturer, Simon Fraser University, 1994.
Courses TaughtSoci 1110: Introduction to Sociology 1
Soci 1210: Introduction to Sociology 2
Soci 2130: Women in Global Perspective
Soci 3120: Gender Relations
Soci 3210: Feminist Theory
Soci 3610: Social Inequality
Soci 4130: Family and Kinship
Soci 4810: Directed Studies in Sociology
SL 3000: Service Learning
Fall 2017 Term
Soci 2130 Women in Global Perspective
Soci 3610 Social Inequality
Soci 3620 Special Topics: Critical Perspectives on Gender and Food
Winter 2018 Term
Soci 1210 Intro to Sociology 2
Soci 3620 Special Topics: Gender and Popular Culture
Professional AffiliationsThe Canadian Sociological Association
The Canadian Association for Theatre Research