Dissertation: Staging Opposition: Performance & Intersectionality in Queer Activist Communities
Supervisory Committee: Dr. Melanie Heath (Supervisor), Dr. Tina Fetner, and Dr. Neil McLaughlin
Comprehensive Exams: Social Inequality, Gender & Sexuality (Distinction)
Gender and Sexualities
Feminist approaches to research
Ph.D. Sociology [in progress], McMaster University
Ph.D. Diploma. Gender Studies and Feminist Research, McMaster University
M.A. Sociology (2010), University of Guelph
B.A. Honours Sociology (2008), Western University
Sociology of the Family (SOC 4AA3), “Alternative Families”, McMaster University
Sociology of Women (SOC 4U03), “Commonality and Diversity in Women’s Lives”, McMaster University
Inquiry into the Social Sciences (SOC SCI 1SS3), “Social Inequality”, McMaster University
Inquiry into the Social Sciences (SOC SCI 1SS3), “Social Inequality and Social Change”, McMaster University
Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles
Heath, Melanie, Jessica Braimoh, and Julie Gouweloos. 2016. “Judging Women’s Sexual Agency: Contemporary Sex Wars in the Legal Terrain of Prostitution and Polygamy.” Signs 42(1):199-225.
Gouweloos, Julie. 2009. Review of Judith Butler: From Norms to Politics by Moya Lloyd. Cambridge, UK: Polity Press 2007, in The Canadian Review of Sociology.
Gouweloos, Julie. 2009. Review of Victor Turner and Contemporary Cultural Performance by Graham St. John. New York: Berghahn Books 2008, The Canadian Review of Sociology.
Scholarships & Awards
- Ontario Graduate Scholarship (2011-2014)
- The Bev Bayus Ontario Graduate Scholarship (2013-2014)
- The Hamilin Family Fund Ontario Graduate Scholarship (2011)
- McMaster University Graduate Scholarship (2010-2014)
- Sid Gilbert Graduate Research Prize, University of Guelph (2011)
- Board of Graduate Studies Research Scholarship, University of Guelph (2008)
- Dean’s Honour List, King’s University College (2006-2008)
- Enhanced Continuing Scholarship, King’s University College (2006-2007)
- International Study Award, King’s University College (2006-2007)
“The Experiences of Women in Red and Blue: A Qualitative Study of the Organizational Contexts of Canadian Police Services.” SSHRC Insight Grant. Principal Investigators: Dr. Debra Langan and Dr. Carrie Sanders (2017).
“Women in Policing.” Wilfrid Laurier Grant. Principal Investigators: Dr. Debra Langan and Dr. Carrie Sanders (2015-current).
“Harm or Right? Polygamy's Contested Terrain Within and Across
Borders.” SSHRC Grant. Principal investigator: Dr. Melanie Heath, McMaster University (2012-2014).
“Student Activism Projects in Women’s Studies 1AA3: Women Transforming the World.” Forward With Integrity Grant. Principal Investigator: Dr. Karen Balcom, McMaster University (2013-2015).
Recent Conference Presentations
Gouweloos, Julie. 2016. “Social Movement Fragmentation: A Comparative Analysis of Queer Collective Identities.” Society for the Study of Social Problems Conference, Seattle, WA.
Gouweloos, Julie. 2016. “Telling ‘Our’ Stories: Performance and Politics in the LGBTQ Movement.” The Qualitative Analysis Conference, Brock University, St. Catharines, ON
Gouweloos, Julie. 2015. “Queering the Boundaries: Social Movements and Collective Identity Work.” Society for the Study of Social Problems Conference, Chicago, Illinois.
Gouweloos, Julie. 2014. “Staging Opposition: Intersectionality and Queer Performance.” Canadian Sociological Association Conference, Brock University.
Gouweloos, Julie, Karen Balcom, and Kathrine Killam. 2014. “Women Transforming the World/Students Transforming the Curriculum: Student Activism and Community Engaged Learning in Level One Women’s Studies at McMaster University.” Women’s and Gender Studies Conference, Brock University
Collins-Nelsen, Rebecca and Julie Gouweloos. 2014. “Feminist Intersectionality Meets Public Discourse: York University and the Balance of Rights.” Canadian Sociological Association Conference, Brock University.
Canadian Sociological Association
Society for the Study of Social Problems
American Sociological Association