Kate Bezanson

Professor, Sociology and Associate Dean, Social Sciences

Office: SBH 329
905-688-5550 x6352

LLM Constitutional Law, Osgoode Hall Law School
PhD, York University
MA, York University
BA, Trent University

Kate Bezanson is Professor, Associate Dean in the Faculty of Social Sciences, and faculty affiliate with the Social Justice and Equity Studies program. Specializing in political economy and social/family/labour market policy and constitutional law, she is co-investigator (with Dr. Andrea Doucet) on a 7-year partnership Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) funded grant on the best policy mix for diverse Canadian families.

Dr. Bezanson also serves as a University Senator and serves as consulting editor for the Canadian Review of Sociology.

Her current research involves assessments of gender, Canadian social policy, federalism, public law, governance, budgeting and taxation, social reproduction, parental and other leaves, and child care.