Kate Bezanson

Associate Professor, Sociology

Office: STH 418
905-688-5550 x3458

PhD, York University
MA, York University
BA, Trent University

Kate Bezanson is Associate Professor, Chair of the Department of Sociology, 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 working on a collaborative Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) funded project on Canadian social policy and care theory.

Dr. Bezanson also serves as a University Senator, and is on the editorial boards of the Canadian Review of Social Policy and the Canadian Review of Sociology.

Her current research involves assessments of gender, governance, budgeting and taxation, social reproduction, parental and other leaves and child care. Her legal research interests revolve around public law, equality (and other) issues related to the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms and the intersections of administrative and constitutional law.