Neil Guppy

Department of Sociology

Neil Guppy is Professor of Sociology at the University of British Columbia.  At UBC he was Associate Dean (Students) from 1996 to 1999, Associate Vice-President (Academic Programs) from 1999 to 2004, and Head of Sociology from 2005 to 2013.  He is a graduate of Queen’s University (BA/BPHE) and the University of Waterloo (MSc/PhD, 1981).  He has published several books, including Education in Canada (Statistics Canada, 1998, with Scott Davies), The Schooled Society (Oxford University Press, 2014, 3rd edition; with Scott Davies), and Successful Surveys (4th edition, Thomson Nelson, 2008, with George Gray).  He has just published, with Dr. George Ritzer, a leading introductory text in sociology.

Recently his work on public opinion and immigration has appeared in the American Sociological Review and International Migration Review, and a paper on science policy was in Canadian Public Policy.  His latest work examines gender roles in science education and his most recent paper is on the “Rise and Stall of the Gender-equity Revolution in Canada.” With the University Sustainability Initiative he is working on integrating more content on the environment and sustainability into introductory sociology (Sociology 100) at UBC.