Dr Lawrence J. Wisniewski
Associate Professor - Retired
BA (St. John's University), MA (University of North Dakota), PhD (McMaster University)
Dr Wisniewski’s particular areas of interest include the sociology of aging and of death and dying. Among the courses he teaches in these areas include: the Sociology of Aging, the Sociology of the Frail Elderly, and the Sociology of Dying and Death. He has structured these three courses as a sequence that follows the cultural values and social processes that contextualize growing older in Canadian society. His additional areas of teaching and research interest are found in his work in the sociology of youth and deviant behaviour. Courses he offers in these areas include: Youth and Society, Deviance, and Delinquency.
Office: Tilley Room 20
Phone: (506) 453-4849