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Marcela Cristi



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MARCELA CRISTI


EDUCATION

1998 PhD (Sociology), University of Waterloo.
1992 MA (Sociology), University of Waterloo.
1987 Honours BA (Anthropology), Wilfrid Laurier University.
1980 TESL Certificate (Teacher of English as a Second Language), University of Toronto.

HONOURS AND AWARDS

Year

Award

Organization

1998

Nominated for Governor General’s Gold Medal Award

University of Waterloo

1998

Outstanding Achievement in Graduate Studies honour

University of Waterloo

1997-98

Graduate Scholarship

University of Waterloo

1996

Graduate Scholarship

University of Waterloo

1997

Faculty of Arts Graduate Scholarship

University of Waterloo

1996

Provost/FOA Doctoral Scholarship

University of Waterloo

1995-96

Provost/FOA Doctoral Scholarship

University of Waterloo

1994-95

Provost/FOA Doctoral Scholarship

University of Waterloo

1993-94

Provost/FOA Doctoral Scholarship

University of Waterloo

1993-94

Ontario Graduate Scholarship

1992

Ontario Graduate Scholarship

1992

Provost/FOA Doctoral Scholarship

University of Waterloo

1992-93

Provost/FOA Doctoral Scholarship for Women

University of Waterloo

1992-93

Provost/FOA Doctoral Scholarship

University of Waterloo

1994

Arts Endowment Awards

University of Waterloo

1994

Department of Sociology Scholarship

University of Waterloo

1990

Ontario Graduate Scholarship

1989

Ontario Graduate Scholarship

1987

Gold Medal Award in Anthropology

Wilfrid Laurier University

1986

James C. McKegney Memorial Award

Wilfrid Laurier University

SCHOLARLY AND PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

University Service:

2001-2003 Department Curriculum Committee, Member

2002-2005 Department Ethics Committee, Member

Community Services:

Interpreter for the K-W Multicultural Center. Services provided for different organizations such as the Family Support Unit, the Public School Board, Social Services, Anselma House, St. Mary’s Place, the Kitchener-Waterloo Hospital, Community Justice Initiative, Focus Assessment, to name just a few.

 UNDERGRADUATE COURSES

Year

2010-12

Number

SY101

SY203

SY281

Title

Introduction to Sociology, Wilfrid Laurier University (Fall & Winter)

Classical Sociological Theory

Research Methods II

2009-10

SY101

SY241 SY281

Introduction to Sociology, Wilfrid Laurier University

Sociology of Crime

Research Methods II

F 2008

Soc 405

Soc 202

Seminar Social Theory, University of Waterloo

Classical Sociological Theory, University of Waterloo

W 2009

2003-05

SY101

Introduction to Sociology, Wilfrid Laurier University

2001-03

SY100

Introduction to Sociology, Wilfrid Laurier University

1999-00

SY201

Sociology of Marriage, Wilfrid Laurier Univ., Brandford Campus

2001-07

SY203

Sociological Theory, Wilfrid Laurier University

W 2009

2003-08

SY241

Sociology of Crime: Structural Perspectives, Wilfrid Laurier Univ.

W 2009

2001-08

SY281

Research Methods, Wilfrid Laurier University

2001-02

SY101

Introduction to Sociology, University of Waterloo

1999-00

SY405

Seminar in Classical Sociological Theory, University of Waterloo

1999-00

SY200

Sociology of Marriage, University of Waterloo

1999-00

SY204

Sociology of Adolescence, University of Waterloo

1999-00

SY101

Introduction to Sociology, University of Waterloo

1998-99

SY303

Sociology of Youth, Wilfrid Laurier University

PUBLICATIONS

Books authored: 1

Chapters in books: 4

Papers in refereed journals: 2

Posters/papers read at scholarly meetings: 3

Books authored:

2001 From Civil To Political Religion (Wilfrid Laurier University Press) 293 pp.

Chapters in Books:

2009 “Durkheim’s Political Sociology: Civil Religion and Nationalism.” In Holy Nations, Global Identities, Civil Religion, Nationalism and Globalisation, Annika Hvithamar, Brian Jacobsen & Margit Warburg (eds), pp. 47-78. The Netherlands: Brill Press.

2007 “Civil Religion in America and in Global Context,” co-authored with Lorne Dawson. In Handbook of the Sociology of Religion, Jim Beckford and Jay Demerath (eds), pp.267-292. London: Sage Publications.

2004 “Theoretical Remarks on Civil Religion and Politics: A Comparative Perspective.” In European Culture in a Changing World: Between Nationalism and Globalism Daniel Meyer-Dinkgräfe (ed), pp 22-45. London: Cambridge Scholars Press.

2003 “Civil Religion in the Context of Globalization.” In Religion in a Changing Europe: Between Pluralism and Fundamentalism, Maria Marczewska-Rytko (ed), pp. 175-202. Lublin: Maria Curie-Sklodowska University Press.

Papers in Refereed Journals:

2012 Durkheim on Moral Individualism, Social Justice and Rights: A Gendered Construction of Rights.” Canadian Journal of Sociology (forthcoming 2012).

1996 “Civil Religion in Comparative Perspective” with Lorne Dawson. Social Compass, 43, 3:319-338,

Papers Read at Scholarly Meetings:

2011 “Durkheim on Moral Individualism: Justice and Rights in a Man’s World.” Paper presented at Understanding the Social World Conference, July 13-15, 2011, University of Huddersfield, U.K.

2003 “American Civil Religion and George W. Bush’s First Term Presidency.” Paper presented at a Symposium sponsored by the Canadian Jacques Maritain Association, in Association with the Congress of the Social Sciences and Humanities, on Philosophy, Religion and Democracy, Halifax, May 31-June 3, 2003.

2002 “Civil Religion and Politics: A Global and Comparative Perspective.” Paper presented at the International Society for the Study of European Ideas. July 22-27, 2002. Aberystwyth, Wales, 2002.

Referee for:

                                   (2007) Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion. (2 manuscripts)

(2006) Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion (1 manuscript)

(2006) Sociological Theory (1 manuscript)

(2005) Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion (1 manuscript)

April, 2012