New FHSS Board Appointments

Mar 28 2018


Congratulations to Patrizia Albanese and Wesley Crichlow for their appointments to the FHSS Board!

Patrizia Albanese: President-Elect
Dr. Albanese (Ryerson University) has served on the CSA Executive Committee as Secretary and President and is currently Chair of the Local Organizing Committee for the XIX ISA World Congress of Sociology on behalf of the association.

Wesley Crichlow: Director, Equity and Diversity
Dr. Crichlow (UOIT) has contributed to the CSA as the Book Review Editor for the Canadian Review of Sociology and is currently on the Executive Committee as Chair of the Equity Subcommittee.


Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences announces 2018 Board election results

OTTAWA, March 27, 2018 – The Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences is pleased to announce its Board of Directors 2018 election results. The new Board will take office following the Federation’s Annual General Meeting on May 27, 2018.

The following three positions were acclaimed:

Patrizia Albanese was acclaimed as President-Elect. Albanese is a Professor of Sociology at Ryerson University, Chair of the Ryerson University Research Ethics Board and a Past President of the Canadian Sociological Association. Albanese has been a member of the Awards to Scholarly Publications Program (ASPP) Publications Committee since 2017 and played an integral role in Congress 2017 as Interdisciplinary Lead, which involved coordinating Ryerson’s interdisciplinary programming, facilitating faculty and student involvement, and liaising with Indigenous communities to develop Indigenous protocol for participating associations. She is doing research and publishing in the areas of policies affecting children, youth and families, including on the well-being of youth in Canadian Forces families, and on how care is conceptualized in Canadian family policies. Albanese holds a PhD from the University of Toronto.

Wesley Crichlow was acclaimed as Director, Equity and Diversity. Crichlow is the Associate Dean of Equity and Diversity at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT), and the first person to hold that position.  He also serves as UOIT’s Director of Engagement and Recruitment for Black Youth in Care and as a member of the UOIT Presidential Equity Taskforce. He is the Equity Director of the Canadian Sociology and the Canadian Anthropology Society and Chair of the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Service’s Community Advisory Board (CAB) at the Toronto South Detention Center. His teaching focuses on the challenges to implementing policies and practices that strengthen broader notions of diversity and social justice within educational institutions and organizations across Canada, accounting for the intersections of race, gender, class and LGBTQ2S identities. Crichlow holds a PhD from the University of Toronto.

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