Reuben Roth

Reuben Roth

Associate Professor

School of Northern and Community Studies
Arts
A-347, Arts Building Sudbury Campus

Biography

Dr. Reuben Roth is an Assistant Professor in the Labour Studies program, which is housed in the new School of Northern Development (www.schoolofnortherndevelopment.com). His main areas of research include: the sociology of work and organizations, class identity & consciousness, unionization, education and work, workplace health & safety, and national/ethnic identities.

Dr. Roth has also written about the automotive industry, workplace violence, union education programs, and workers’ tacit and informally-acquired knowledge — areas often overlooked by policy-makers. 

Dr.  Roth is a former Senior Research Officer at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto - OISE/UT (1995-2002), a former Researcher and Project Manager for the Centre for the Study of Work and Society at York University (2002-04), adjunct professor of sociology at Trent University in Oshawa (2001-2005), and a speech writer at Queen’s Park during 1994-95. 

Education

  • Ph.D. (Toronto)
  • M.A. (Toronto)
  • B.A. (Trent)

Research

Research Areas: sociology of work and organizational sociology, working-class culture and consciousness, working-class organizations; education & work; national & ethnic identity. 

Awards

  • Certificate of Appreciation for “Tireless contribution and dedication to student success.” Laurentian University - 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013.
  • Nominee, Symons' Award for Excellence in Teaching - Trent University, 2005