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Elizabeth Dennis

Dr.  Elizabeth Dennis, BA, MA, PhD

Professor Emeritus

Social, Cultural, & Media Studies


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Elizabeth has taught at UFV for twenty  years and has served as Special Projects Advisor to the Provost, Associate Dean of Arts, and Department Head of SCMS.  She has been an active member of the UFV community, serving on the Board of Governors, Research Ethics Board, Interim Graduate Studies and Faculty & Staff Association executive committees.

Elizabeth was awarded Professor Emeritus in recognition of long service and contribution to the university.

Teaching Interests

SOC 101 Introductory Sociology
SOC 201 Key Ideas in Sociology
SOC 220 Sociology of Women in Canada
SOC 331 Sociology of Families
SOC 350 Classical Sociological Thought
SOC 450 Selected Issues in Sociological Theory: Feminist Thoery
WMST 101 Introduction to Women's Studies I
WMST 201 Introduction to Women's Studies II

Research Interests

Dr. Dennis received her PhD from the University of Toronto. Her research interests are in the area of  family and gender, with a focus on  parenting and popular culture.  She teaches in the areas of family, gender and social theory. A number of her courses are taught fully online. 

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