Melanie Willerth M.A.

Discipline/Program: 

Humanities & Social Sciences
Sociology

Office:   2506J
Phone:  403.343.4045
Email:   melanie [dot] willerth [at] rdc [dot] ab [dot] ca

Education: 

M.A. (Communication and Media Studies), University of Calgary
B.A. (Sociology, Honours), University of Calgary Collaborative program at Red Deer College     

Main Areas of Teaching: 

Introductory Sociology, Social Stratification, Communication and Media Studies

Scholarly Activity: 

Conference Presentations:

  • “Gord Downie's The Secret Path: A Look at Canada's Racist Past” Paper presented at the American Popular Culture Asosication Conference, New Orleans, LA, 2018
  • “What Really Happened that Night in Kingston? Examining critical race theory within a Canadian popular culture context”: Paper presented at the American Popular Culture Association Conference, Savannah, Georgia, 2017
  • “Social Media’s Cultivation of the Craft Beer Movement”: Paper presented at the National Popular Culture Association Conference, San Diego, CA, 2017                                                                                                                 
  • “The Normality of Psychosis: Studies in Douglas Coupland’s novel All Families are Psychotic”: Paper presented at the American Popular Culture Association Conference, Wilmington, North Carolina, 2009

Community Involvement:
Events and Communications for the Town of Penhold
Social Media Breakfast Red Deer Committee Member
Women’s Day Out Keynote Speaker

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