Dr. David Long

Professor, Sociology P: 780-465-3500 Ext. 8064 F: 780-465-3534
Education
  • PhD, Sociology, University of Waterloo, 1990
  • MA, Sociology, University of Waterloo, 1984
  • BA Honours, Sociology, 1982

Biography
Dr. David Long is Professor of Sociology. His primary teaching and research interests include men and masculinities, men’s health, mass media, gender, and Aboriginal/non-Aboriginal relations. David is committed to cultivating a deeper understanding and appreciation for the experiences, strengths, and contributions of diverse populations in Canada, and explores this in his book, “Visions of the Heart: Canadian Aboriginal Issues,” which received numerous awards. David works with a variety of men’s groups, human service organizations, and levels of government, and recently served on a national task force to establish a Canadian Men’s Health Network. He is currently part of the Canadian Father Involvement Initiative.

Journal publications
Long, David. 2008. “All Dads Matter: towards a socially inclusive approach to father involvement initiatives in Canada.” Father Involvement Research Alliance, http://www.fira.ca/.

Long, David and Brenda LaFrance. 2004 Speaking the Truth with Care: Truthful Dialogue about Aboriginal Research Issues. Native Studies Review, (special edition). Vol 15, Number 2, 1-5.

Long. David. 1998. A Radical Teacher’s Dilemma: Balancing Ideals with Institutional Constraints. Teaching Sociology, 26:112-115.

Long. David. 1995. Sociology and a Pedagogy for Liberation: cultivating a dialogue of discernment in our classrooms. Teaching Sociology, 23:321-30.

Long, David. 1992 Liberal Arts and the Love of Bureaucracy. Dianoia, Spring, 2(1):43-50.

Long, David. 1991. The Social Philosopher's Gift. Society, 15(2):22-24.

Books and book chapters
Long, David and Olive Patricia Dickason. (eds.) 2011. (in press). Visions of the Heart: Canadian Aboriginal Issues, (3rd ed.).Toronto: Oxford University Press.

Cooke, Martin and David Long. 2011. (in press). "Beyond the Politics of Aboriginal Health and Healing." in Visions of the Heart: Canadian Aboriginal Issues (3rd ed.). Toronto: Oxford University Press.

Long, David and David Newhouse. 2011. (in press). "A Way Forward." in Visions of the Heart: Canadian Aboriginal Issues (3rd ed.). Toronto: Oxford University Press.

Devault, Annie and David Long. 2010. (in press). “The Ecology of Father Involvement.” in Kerry Daly and Jessica Ball (eds.) Father Involvement in Canada. Vancouver: UBC Press.

Long, David. 2005. On Violence and Healing: Aboriginal Experiences. Pp. 40-77 in Violence in Canada: Socio-political Perspectives 2nd edition, Jeffrey Ian Ross (ed.). New Brunswick, U.S.A.: Transaction Publishers.

Long, David and Olive Patricia Dickason. (eds.) 2000. Visions of the Heart: Canadian Aboriginal Issues, (2nd ed.).Toronto: Harcourt Brace Canada.

Long, David. 2000. "The Precarious Movements of Aboriginal Peoples and Their Supporters: A case Study of the Lubicon First Nation Coalition." Pp. 387-410 in Visions of the Heart: Canadian Aboriginal Issues. Toronto: Harcourt Brace Canada.

Long, David and Terry Fox. 2000. "Struggles within the Circle: violence and healing on First Nations Reserves." in Visions of the Heart: Canadian Aboriginal Issues. Toronto: Harcourt.

Long, David. 1998. The Precarious Pursuit of Justice: a case study of the Lubicon coalition, in William Carroll (ed.) Organizing Dissent: contemporary social movements in theory and practice (2nd ed.). Toronto: Garamond.

Long, David Alan and Olive Patricia Dickason. (eds.). 1996. Visions of the Heart: Canadian Aboriginal Issues. Toronto: Harcourt Brace Canada.

Long, David Alan and Terry Fox. 1996. Circles of Healing: Illness, Healing, and Health Among Aboriginal People in Canada. Pp. 239-69 in Visions of the Heart: Canadian Aboriginal Issues. Toronto: Harcourt Brace Canada.

Long, David. 1996. Trials of the Spirit: the Native social movement in Canada. Pp. 377-96 in Visions of the Heart: Canadian Aboriginal Issues. Toronto: Harcourt Brace Canada.

Long, David. 1995. On Violence and Healing. Pp. 40-70 in Jeffrey Ian Ross (ed.) Violence In Canada: socio-political perspectives. Toronto: Oxford University Press.
Long, David. 1993. Culture, Ideology and Militancy: the Movement of Native Indians in Canada, 1969-1991. Pp. 118-134. in William Carroll (ed.) Organizing Dissent: social movements in theory and practice. Toronto: Garamond Press.

Long, David. 1991. Sacred and Secular Aspects of Religious Life in the West: a comparative analysis of secularization research. PhD Dissertation, University of Waterloo.