Dr. Joseph Galbo

Dr. Joseph Galbo is an Associate Professor of Sociology in the Department of Social Science at the University of New Brunswick in Saint John. Dr. Joe Galbo

He received his BA from Brooklyn College (City University of New York), and his MA and PhD in Sociology from York University.  He taught at York and at the University of Toronto before joining UNB in 1997.

Dr. Galbo's special research interests are in cultural studies, comparative societies and cultures, and film, culture and technology.

He is currently the Project Director of the North American Mobility Program and is the Associate Director of Graduate Studies in Sociology.  Dr. Galbo is also an elected faculty representative on the UNB Board of Governors and the Saint John Senate.

Selected Scholarly Publications

You may view any of Dr. Galbo's papers

  • "McLuhan & Baudrillard:  Notes on the Discarnate, Simulations and Tetrad."  McLuhan Studies 1 (1991):  103-07.
  • "Sex, Geography and Death:  Metropolis and empire in a fascist writer."  Environment and Planning D:  Society and Space 14 (Spring 1996):  35-38.
  • "Power Ranges, V-Chip Technology, and the Cultural Politics of Media Violence."  Taboo:  The journal of culture and education 1 (Spring 1997):  61-77.
  • "From The Lonely Crowd to The Cultural Contradictions of Capitalism and Beyond:  The Shifting Ground of Liberal Narratives."  The Journal of the History of Behavioural Science XL. 1 (Winter 2004):  47-76.
  • Review of Fear of Small Numbers:  An Essay on the Geography of Anger by Appadurai Arjun.  Canadian Journal of Sociology Online (November-December 2006).
  • "Albert Memmi:  Decolonization and the Decolonized."  Canadian Journal of Sociology Online (March - April 2007).
  • "Anxious Academics:  Mission Drift and Sliding Standards in the Modern Canadian University."  Canadian Journal of Sociology/Cahiers Canadiens de Sociologie 33.2 (2008):  404-414.
  • "Ethnographies of Empire and Resistance:  'Wilderness' and the 'Vanishing Indian' in Alexis de Tocqueville's 'A Forthnight in the Wilderness' and John Tanner's 'Narrative of Captivity.'" The International Journal of Interdisciplinary Social Sciences Volume 4, Number 5 (2009):  197-213.

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