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Clancy Sarah, CLA Faculty

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Sarah Clancy

CLA Faculty

Contract and Sessional Faculty
Social Psychology Program

Contract and Sessional Faculty
Department of Health Aging & Society


Sarah Clancy completed her PhD in Sociology at McMaster University, studying the impact of pop culture and dress styles on the development of children’s identity. Her interests in children are reflected in a course she has developed, titled Small Worlds: Children and Childhood. Sarah also currently teaches Introduction to Social Psychology, supervises the original research projects that Social Psychology students complete in their final year in the program (SOC PSY 4ZZ6), teaches courses in the Department of Health, Aging and Society on health & society (HLTH AGE 1AA3) and embodied aging (HLTH AGE 3L03), as well as supervises fourth year Health, Aging and Society students completing their independent thesis in their final year of study.

Sarah's other research and teaching interests include: health and health care; social deviance, social problems and criminology; health, aging and well-being; health inequalities; health and incarceration; and, historical conceptions of aging. Sarah has taught numerous courses over the years in these subject areas. Additionally, Sarah is a trained qualitative and quantitative researcher.


PhD in Sociology, McMaster University

MA in Sociology, University of Guelph

B.A. (Hons) in Sociology, minor in Geography, McMaster University


Recent publications:

Moat, KA.,  Lavis, JN., Clancy, SJ., El-Jardali, F., Pantoja, T., and the KTPE study team. 2014. "Evidence briefs and deliberative dialogues: perceptions and intentions to act on what was learnt." The Bulletin of the World Health Organization. 92(1): 20-28.