Karen Mcgarry
Associate Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences

My primary research interests include the anthropology of sport, spectacle, and mass media, material culture theory and interpretation, and critical pedagogy. My research among Olympic-level Canadian figure skaters examined the ways in which dominant definitions of Canadian nationalism merge with the performance of particular identities of race, class, gender, and sexuality within the sport. I have also conducted research on scuba diving tourism in the Virgin Islands.
Within the field of educational anthropology, I am interested in critical race theory within the context of multiculturalism and higher education curriculum development.
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