Dr. Janet M. C. Burns

Dr. Janet M. C. Burns is a Professor of Sociology in the Department of Social Science at the University of New Brunswick in Saint John.

She received her BA in Sociology from the University of Alberta, her MA in Sociology from University of Victoria, and her PhD in Sociology, with a specialization in Social Anthropology, at Simon Fraser University. 

She joined UNB in 1988 and has pursued interests in Mexican society, comparative sociology, sociology of culture and art, and most recently is re-examining the evolutionary, psychological and biological correlates of human social organization and cultural achievement.

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