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Andrejek Nicole, PhD Student

Nicole Andrejek

PhD Student

Graduate Students
Department of Sociology

Area(s) of Interest:



University Hookup Culture in the Digital Age

Research Specializations

  • Sexualities
  • Sociology of Gender
  • Political Sociology
  • Social Movements


  • Ph.D. Sociology. In Progress. McMaster University, Hamilton, ON
  • Supervisory Committee: Tina Fetner (Chair), Melanie Heath, and Marisa Young
  • M.A. Sociology. 2014. University of Guelph, Guelph, ON
  • B.A. Sociology and English. 2012. Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, ON


Graduate Teaching Assistant

Fall 2016: Sociology of Sexualities, Tina Fetner, McMaster University

Winter 2016: Sociology of Sexualities, Melanie Heath, McMaster University

Fall 2015: Sociology of Sexualities, Randal Schnoor, McMaster University

Fall 2014-Winter 2015: Sociology of Families, Sandra Colavecchia, McMaster University

Winter 2014: Qualitative Methods, Jennifer Long, University of Guelph

Fall 2013: Gender Perspectives on Families, Kerry Preibisch, University of Guelph

Winter 2013: The Sociology of Welfare in Canada, Julia Woodhall-Melnik, University of Guelph

Fall 2012: Introduction to Sociology, Linda Gerber, University of Guelph



2015    “Pedagogy and Propriety: A Gendered Analysis of Children’s Fairytales.” Presented at the Children, Childhood and Youth: Intersections and Inequalities section at Canadian Sociological Association in Ottawa, Ontario.

  • Article will be published as a chapter in The Sociology of Childhood and Youth Studies in Canada: Categories, Inequalities, Engagement in 2017

2015    “Gendering Interaction Rituals: Filtering Randall Collins Theory of Interaction

Rituals through a Third-Wave Feminist Theoretical Perspective.” Presented at the Feminisms Today and Contemporary Spaces section at Canadian Sociological Association in Ottawa, Ontario.

2015    “Pedagogy and Propriety: A Sociological Analysis of Gendered Discourses in Early Children’s Fairytales.” Presented at the Jane Synge Conference at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario.