Associate Professor, Sociology/Women’s and Gender Studies
Graduate Program Director, Social Justice and Equity Studies
Director, Centre for Women’s and Gender Studies
Trent Newmeyer teaches the sociology of leisure, research methods (primarily qualitative research design), and the HIV/AIDS pandemic. His research interests include the social history of tourism and leisure, crafting as politics, and issues around HIV/AIDS from pregnancy planning to the use of crafting (body mapping) in mediating cultural stigma around HIV.
- Social History of Travel and Leisure
- Leisure as Resistance: Craftivism
- Sociocultural aspects of HIV Pandemic: stigma, pregnancy planning.
- Tourism, transactional relationships and HIV/AIDS
Newmeyer, T (2017) “‘Obligations and Entitlements’: Neoliberalism, Governmentality and Community Parks.” In B. Lashua, E. Sharpe & K. Spracklen (Eds.) Handbook of Leisure Theory. London: Palgrave.
Singh, S. & Newmeyer, T.(2015) Quest Tourism. In Jafari, J. & Honggen Xiao (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Tourism. Wien-New York: Springer-Verlag.
Bos, K., Newmeyer, T., Ruocco, K., Whyte, C., & Woodbeck, H. (2015). Family member’s perception of well-being during transition to long-term care. Journal of Therapeutic Recreation Ontario, 10, 8-20.
Sachin Mehta, Trent Newmeyer, Mona Loutfy, Brent Faught (2013). “Socio-Demographic Determinants of Familial and Partner Pressues to Conceive in HIV-Positive Women in Ontario.” J Epidemiol Community Health 2013;67:10
- Sociological Aspects of Leisure and Diversity
- Research Design for Social Research