Kevin Partridge

Kevin Partridge, PhD Candidate

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Curriculum Vitae

Janet Helen Mary Waymark (née Corner)

A pdf of my CV is available here.

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2009 – present           Carleton University, Ottawa, ON
            PhD program in Sociology. Research on masculinities. Supervisor: Dr. Susan Braedley. I completed my dissertation and graduated in 2022.

2009 – 2011                 Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC
            MA program in Sociology. Research on women involved in the punk scene in Vancouver, BC. Supervisor: Dr. Dany Lacombe.

2007 – 2009                Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC
            Post-baccalaureate diploma in Sociology. This includes upper level courses in statistics and qualitative and quantitative research methods.

1983-1988                    Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC
            Bachelor of Arts specializing in modern African and Middle Eastern history. Also Women’s Studies, Sociology and some language courses: German, Spanish & Arabic.


Partridge, K. (2018) "Everyday heroics: motivating masculine protection in the private security industry" in Jenny Mathers and Veronica Kitchen (Eds.). Heroism and Global Politics. New York & London: Routledge.

Parpart, J. & Partridge, K. (2014). "Soldiering on: Pushing militarized masculinities into new territory" in Evans, M., Hemmings, C., Henry, M., Johnstone, H., Madhok, S., Plomien, A., & Wearing, S. (Eds.). The SAGE Handbook of Feminist Theory (pp 550 - 565).  Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications Ltd.

Review essay on Another Politics: Talking Across Today’s Transformative Movements published in Journal of Resistance Studies, Vol. 1, No. 2 (2016).

Book reviews...

Another Politics: Talking Across Today’s Transformative Movements published in Journal of Resistance Studies, Vol. 1, No. 2 (2016).

Undoing Border Imperialism by Harsha Walia published in Affinities: A Journal of Radical Theory, Culture, and Action, Vol. 8, No. 1 (2014).
Don't Leave Your Friends Behind: Concrete Ways to Support Families in Social Justice Movements and Communities, by Victoria Law, China Martens (Eds.) published in Alternate Routes, Vol. 25 (2014).
Masculinities and other hopeless causes at an all-boys catholic school, by Kevin J. Burke published in Gender and Education, Volume 25, Issue 3, May 2013, pages 375-376.
500 Years of Indigenous Resistance, by Gord Hill published in Alternate Routes, Vol. 24 (2013).
Kennelly, Jacqueline. 2011. Citizen Youth: Culture, Activism, and Agency in a Neoliberal Era published in TOPIA, Number 27 (Spring, 2012)


September 2015 Ontario Graduate Scholarship
September 2012 SSHRC Doctoral Scholarship
September 2011 Ontario Graduate Scholarship
September 2011 Carleton Entrance Scholarship
September 2010  SSHRC Joseph-Armand Bombardier Graduate Scholarship (MA)
September 2010  SFU Graduate Fellowship
January 2010 Graduate Open Bursary
September 2009 Graduate Open Bursary
September 2009 Graduate Work/study award
September 2008  SFU Open Bursary 
September 2008  SFU Work/study award
May 2008       SFU Open Bursary 
May 2008       SFU Work/study award
January 2008  SFU Work/study award


September 2012 - present  Statistics Consultant, MacOdrum Library Data Centre (Carleton University).

November - December 2014  Instructor (Carleton University) Took over teaching and administration of SOCI 2002 (Quantitative Methods) after professor went on emergency leave.

September 2011 - present  Teaching assistant, Sociology (Carleton University).
            2nd and 3rd year quantitative methods courses and 1st and 2nd year introductory sociology courses

May 2010 – August 2010  Teaching assistant (Simon Fraser University). SA 150 (Introduction to Sociology).

September 2009 – April 2010  Teaching assistant (Simon Fraser University) Lab assistant for SA 355 (Quantitative methods in Sociology). I filled this position over two semester with two different professors.

January 2009 – April 2009  Research assistant (Simon Fraser University). I worked with Dr. Richard Parent (Criminology) on qualitative research concerning the use of force by police across Canada and quantitative research on deaths by handguns in the US and Canada.

January 2008 – January 2009  Research assistant (Simon Fraser University) I worked with Dr. Brian Burtch (Criminology, Women’s Studies) on research focused on the correspondence of prominent prison abolitionist, Claire Culhane.

Guest Lectures...

February 2019  Guest lecture for two graduate Social Work classes at Carleton University on Survey construction and analysis using SPSS.

October 31 2018  Guest lecture for Social Work doctoral seminar at Carleton University on research planning and proposals.

March 2018 Gender and Bodies in the Workplace guest lecture via Skype in SOCI 3380: Conformity and Deviance in the Workplace, Southern Alberta Institute of Technology. Dr. Victoria Simmons.

Oct 19 2017 On Doing Ethnography in SOCI 2001: Research Methods, Carleton University. Dr. Deborah Conners.

February 2015 Doing and Undoing Gender in SOCI 3040: Studies in the Sociology of Gender, Carleton University. Dr. Janet Siltanen.

Conference presentations…

March 2017 Thinking About the Future of Masculinities 25 Years from Now at Visions for Canada 2042 Conference, Carleton University, Ottawa, ON, Canada. Breaking down borders of masculinities: Lessons from the security industry.

February 2017 Rethinking Women, Peace and Security: addressing masculinites in post-conflict transformations and evaluating the impact of masculinities on development approaches at the International Studies Association Conference, Baltimore, MD, USA. Gender making/state making in the private security industry.

June 2015 Hero(in)es and Heroism in International Relations Workshop at The British International Studies Association Conference, London, UK. Everyday heroics: risk, security and private security workers

June 2014 Gender and Military Heroism: Masculinities, Warriors and Combat panel at The British International Studies Association Conference, Dublin, Ireland. If Women are Warriors: Russian Portrayals of Female Soldiers

June 2013 Canadian Masculinities: Research and Practices panel at CSA/Congress of the Humanities, Victoria, BC, Canada. Expanding masculine possibilities. (This included organizing and adjudicating three separate panels on masculinities with Dr. Steve Garlick)
March 2013 Emergent Actors/Discourses: emerging economies & states…societies & masculinities? colloquium, University of Massachusetts, Boston, MA, USA. Rethinking Masculinities

June 2012 Sociology of Women and War panel at the CSA/Congress of the Humanities, Kitchener-Waterloo, ON, Canada. Women warriors in Russian cinema: A comparative case study

October 2010  !nstigate Conference – Queen’s University, Kingston, ON.
            Cultural resistance: The power of punk.

June 2010  Work in Progress Conference – Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC.
            A community of cars: Ethnographic research in the 510 Club of BC.

May 2010  Quantitative Social Research Symposium – Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC. Lowbrow and highbrow: Measuring taste in Canada.

Community service...

February 2019 - present Editing of English language abstracts and article for researchers at the Institute of Anthropology, Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences in Hanoi, Vietnam.

September 2017 - February 2018 Coming Up Together Conference at University of Ottawa. Organizer and web manager for this highly successful conference that brought together academics, policy makers, service providers and youth with lived experiences of homelessness.

Nov 2015 - April 2018 President, CUPE 4600 (Carleton University) This position included being the lead bargainer and spokesperson for two collective agreements in 2016-17. We bargained the highest increase for Contract Instructors in the province of Ontario in the last several years. We also doubled the amount of money raised for international solidarity work in the Philippines and Turkey.

Sept 2012 - Nov 2015. Co-chief steward, CUPE 4600 (Carleton University).

June 2013 - June 2014. Bargaining committee member, CUPE 4600 (Carleton University).

January 2010 - August 2011. Bargaining committee member, TSSU (Simon Fraser University).

June 2010 - August 2011. Chair, TSSU (Simon Fraser University).

September 2009 - June 2010. Secretary, TSSU (Simon Fraser University).


February, 2012 - present. Canadian Sociological Association

January, 2013 - present, American Men's Studies Association

February, 2014 - present. British International Studies Association. I am also a member of the Gendering International Relations Working Group within BISA.