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B.A. (Sociology and History), Carleton University, 1970
M.A. (Canadian Studies), Carleton University, 1973
Ph.D. (Sociology), University of Alberta, 1976
2006 With Good Intentions:Euro-Canadian & Aboriginal Relations in Colonial Canada. Vancouver: UBCPress. Co-edited with Celia Haig-Brown, pp. 358.
1993 Star Wars in Canadian Sociology: Exploring the Social Construction of Knowledge. Halifax: Fernwood Publishing.
1988 A Victorian Missionary and Canadian Indian Policy: Cultural Synthesis vs. Cultural Replacement. Waterloo, ON: Wilfrid Laurier University Press.
1978 Reading, Writing and Riches: Education and the Socio-Economic Order in North America. Kitchener: Between the Lines Press. Co-editor R.W. Nelsen.
Chapters in Books
2013 "Chicago's Proclivity to Qualitative Sociology: Myth or Reality?" in The Chicago School Diaspora: Epistemology and Substance. Montreal and Kingston, McGill-Queen's Press. Editors: Jacqueline Low and Gary Bowden. Pp. 61-78.
2010 “Religion’s Changing Face in a Multicultural Canada” in Canadian Society: Global Perspectives. Whitby, On: de Sitter Publications. Editors: Timothy P. McCauley and Janice Hill. Pp. 77-86.
2007 "Stephen Leacock: The Not-So-Funny Story of His Evolutionary Ethnology and Canada's First Peoples" in Histories of Anthropology Annual, Volume 3. edited by Regna Darnell and Frederic W. Gleach. Lincoln and London: University of Nebraska Press, pp. 51-69.
2006 "The Erasure of Horatio Hale's Contributions to Boasian Anthropology" in Historicizing Canadian Anthropology. Vancouver :UBC Press. Editors: Julia Harrison And Regna Darnell, pp. 44-51.
2006 "Introduction" in With Good Intentions (see above), co-authored with Celia Haig-Brown, pp. 1-31.
2006 "Horatio Hale: Forgotten Author of Positive Aboriginal Representation" in With Good Intentions (see above), pp. 32-50.
2006 "Aboriginals and Their Influence on E.F. Wilson's Paradigm Revolution" in With Good Intentions (see above), pp.158-178.
2006 "The Professionalization of North American Anthropology: The Contrasting Role Models of Franz Boas and Horatio Hale" in The Professionalization of Work. Oshawa : de Sitter Publications. Editors: Merle Jacobs and Stephen Bosanac, pp. 165-191.
2001 "The Anglican Church of Canada Among the Social Scientists." Pp. 41-55 in Canadian Anglicanism at the Dawn of a New Century, edited by M. Darrol Bryant. Lewiston-Queenston: The Edwin Mellen Press.
1999 "Crushing the Power of Finance: The Socialist Prairie Roots of S.D. Clark." Pp. 89-113 in Images of Change, edited by Dennis William Magill and William Michelson. Toronto: Canadian Scholars' Press.
1998 Entry on "E.F. Wilson" (1844-1915). Pp. 1070-1072 in Dictionary of Canadian Biography Vol. XIV, 1911-1920. Toronto: University of Toronto Press.
1997 "Hinterland Versus Metropolis as Evidenced in Ontario Universities." Pp. 51-75 in Inside Canadian Universities: Another Day at the Plant, edited by R.W. Nelsen. Kingston: Cedarcreek Publications.
1995 "Canadian Politician-Businessmen and Their Involvement with Foreign Multinational Enterprise." Pp. 201-24 in Critical Sociology: Essays in Honor of Arthur K. Davis. Delhi: B.R. Publishing.
1993 "Lakehead University as a Hinterland Institution." Pp. 75-87 in Provincial Hinterland: Social Inequality in Northwestern Ontario. Halifax: Fernwood Publishing.
1993 "The Organization of Religious Life in Canada." Pp. 41-63 in The Sociology of Religion: A Canadian Focus, edited by W.E. Hewitt. Toronto: Butterworths.
1993 "Schooling and Inequality." Pp. 328-51 in Sociology: Critical Perspectives, edited by P.S. Li and B.S. Bolaria. Toronto: Copp Clark (Co-author R.W. Nelsen).
1992 "Biographical Truth." Pp. 33-36 in Boswell's Children: The Art of the Biographer, edited by R.B. Fleming. Toronto: Dundurn Press.
1992 "Star Wars: The Social Construction of Reputation in Anglo-Canadian Sociology." Pp. 183-204 in Fragile Truths: 25 Years of Sociology and Anthropology in Canada, edited by W. Carroll et al. Ottawa: Carleton University Press.
1986 Chapter on "Religion" in K. Ishwaran, ed. Sociology: An Introduction. Don Mills: Addison-Wesley Publishers, pp. 285-309.
1986 "George Orwell: Sociologist Manque" in J. M. Richardson, ed. Orwell Times Eight: The Lakehead University Symposium on George Orwell. Winnipeg: Frye Publications, pp. 111-126.
1983 "Patriotism and Patriarchs: Anglican Archbishops and Indigenization" in J. Douglas Rabb, ed. Religion and Reason. Winnipeg: Frye Publishers, pp. 66-81.
1983 "Education and the Correspondence Principle" in J. Paul Grayson, ed. Introduction to Sociology: An Alternative Approach. Toronto: Gage, pp. 345-371.
1978 "The Social Effects of Missionary Education: A Victorian Case Study," in Reading, Writing and Riches (see above), pp. 233-250.
2006 "Pop Spirituality." The Semiotic Review of Books, 16:1-2, pp.5-10.
2004 "The Myth about 'Myths of The Chicago School': Evidence from Floyd Nelson House." The American Sociologist, Spring, 35:1, 63-79.
2002 "Prophetic versus Priestly Sociology: The Salient Case Study of Arthur K. Davis." The American Sociologist 33(2): 57-85.
2002 "The Sociological Legacy of Arthur K. Davis." Society-Societe 26(1): 22-28.
2001 "Careers in Print: Canadian Sociological Books and Their Wider Impact, 1975-1992." The Canadian Journal of Sociology 26 (3): 469-485
1995 "Lessons From Davis: The Sociology of Arthur Kent Davis." The Canadian Journal of Sociology 20 (3): 387-407
1992 "Star Wars: Aspects of the social construction of citations in Anglo-Canadian sociology." The Canadian Review of Sociology and Anthropology 29 (3): 346-61
1989 “Differential Ecological Receptivity of Conversionist and Revolutionist Sects” Sociological Analysis. Vol. 50, No. 3, pp. 229-246.
1986 "John Porter: The Unknown Functionalist," Society-Societe, Vol, 12, No. 3, October, 12-22.
1987 "Cult, Sect and Church: a Re-examination of Stark and Bainbridge," The Canadian Review of Sociology and Anthropology, Vol. 24, No. 4, November, pp. 514-525.
1986 "'Crushing the Power of Finance': The Socialist Prairie Roots of S.D. Clark" in the British Journal of Canadian Studies, Vol. 1, No. 1, June, pp. 86-108.
1985 "Christian Missions in the Secular Society," Coptologia, Vol. 6, pp. 107-111.
1983 "S.D. Clark in the Context of Canadian Sociology," The Canadian Journal of Sociology, Vol. 8, No. 1, Winter, pp. 79-97.
1982 "Patriotism and Patriarchs: Anglican Archbishops and Canadianization," Canadian Ethnic Studies, Vol. 14, No. 3, pp. 79-84.
1982 "A Chapter in the Amateur Period of Canadian Anthropology: A Missionary Case Study," The Canadian Journal of Native Studies, Vol. 2, No2, pp. 249-267.
1982 "Science, Ideology and Reading, Writing, and Riches," The Journal of Educational Thought, Vol. 16, No. 2, August, pp. 73-88. (with R.W. Nelsen)
1981 "The Historical Process and the Reformulation of Religious Typologies: The Case of the Anglican Communion," The Sociological Review, Vol. 29, No. 4, pp. 521-541.
1981 "The Anglican Episcopate and Changing Conceptions of Canadian Identity," Canadian Review of Studies in Nationalism, Vol. 8, No. 1, pp. 85-99.
1980 "The Failure of the CMS Native Church Policy in Southwestern Ontario and Algoma," Studies in Religion/Sciences Religieuses, Vol. 9, No. 3, pp. 269-285.
1979 "Anglican Bishops and Indigenity: John Porter Revisited," Studies in Religion/Sciences Religeuses, Vol. 8, No. 1, pp. 47-55.
1978 "Continental Corporate Power: Domination and Dependency," Journal of Canadian Studies, Vol. 13, No. 3, Fall, pp. 94-100.
1976 "The Canadian Indian Research and Aid Society: A Victorian Voluntary Association,” The Western Canadian Journal of Anthropology, Vol. 6, No. 2, pp. 31-48.
1974 "History and Evolution of French Canadian Sociology," The Insurgent Sociologist. Vol. 4, No. 4, Summer, pp. 15-29.
1973 "E.F. Wilson: Early Years as Missionary in Huron and Algoma," Journal of the Canadian Church Historical Society, Vol. 15, No. 4, December, pp. 78-96.