Curriculum Vitae

Steve Rose, PhD
s.rose@queensu.ca

SUMMARY

  • PhD in sociology, specializing in classical and contemporary social theory
  • Experience teaching classical and contemporary social theory
  • The ability to present abstract sociological concepts to a broad audience
  • Experience teaching social research methodology
  • Practical experience in qualitative research methods
  • Proficiently performed in-depth interviews, discourse analyses, and scoping reviews
  • Successful recruitment of interview participants using various sampling techniques


EDUCATION

PhD in Sociology: September 2012 – August 2015
Queen’s University, Kingston, ON
Concentration: Classical and Contemporary Social Theory
Dissertation Title: Apply Durkheim’s Theory of Suicide: A Study of Altruism and Anomie among Canadian Veterans of Afghanistan
Methodology: In-depth qualitative interviews and thematic analysis
Supervisors: Dr. Annette Burfoot and Dr. Alice Aiken

Master of Arts in Sociology: September 2010 – August 2012
University of Windsor, Windsor, ON
Concentration: Contemporary Social Theory
Thesis Title: Modern Myth and Masculine Character: Revealing the fit ‘self’ in MTV’s I Used to Be Fat
Methodology: Discourse analysis
Advisor: Dr. Karen Engle

Bachelor of Arts Honours: September 2006 – August 2010
University of Windsor, Windsor, ON
Major: Sociology and Criminology
Minor: Psychology


PUBLICATIONS

Rose, S., Aiken, A.B., McColl, M.A. 2014. A Scoping Review of Psychological Interventions for PTSD in Military Personal and Veterans. Military Behavioral Health. 2(3), 264-282

Rose, S., Aiken, A.B., McColl, M.A. 2013. Veterans’ Health in Canada: A Scoping Review of the Literature. [Peer Reviewed] In: Aiken, A.B., Belanger, S. (Editors) Beyond the Line: Military and Veteran Health Research. McGill-Queen’s University Press. Book Ranked number 7 on the Hill Times Best 100 Books in Politics, Public Policy and History in 2013.

Rose, S., 2013. Steve Rose’s Academic Blog. steveroseblog.com


RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

Researcher: July 2015 – September 2015
The Office of the Veterans Ombudsman (OVO), Ottawa, ON

  • Conducting a comprehensive review of the Canadian literature on Veterans in transition
  • Formulating a qualitative methodology to assist in defining a “successful transition” for medically released Canadian Veterans
  • Conducting pilot-interviews to refine interview format

Research Assistant: June 2013 – September 2013
Center for Health Services and Policy Research, Queen’s University, Kingston, ON

  • Conducting a scoping review of the international literature on interventions for Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Creating a database of the literature on psychological interventions for PTSD
  • Preparing a presentation for the 4th Annual Military and Veteran Health Research Forum in November 2013

Research Assistant: June 2012 – September 2012
Center for Health Services and Policy Research, Queen’s University, Kingston, ON

  • Conducted a scoping review of the Canadian literature on veterans’ health concerns
  • Contacted top publishing authors in the field for further literature
  • Created a database of the Canadian literature on veterans’ health
  • Wrote a book chapter describing the Canadian literature on veterans’ health. The purpose of this chapter was to allow for a deeper understanding of the current state of research on the health of Canadian veterans
  • The book chapter was published in the book, Beyond the Line: Military and Veteran Health Research


TEACHING EXPERIENCE
 

Instructor for Sociology of Religion: January 2016 – April 2016
Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, Michigan

  • Teaching students about the development of religion and secularization in America and its impact on race, gender, and class controversies, as well as major social institutions in the public sphere
  • Developed skills in knowledge translation and the ability to clearly articulate complex concepts to students with minimal experience in the area

Instructor for Introduction to Sociology [Honours]: January 2016 – April 2016
Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, Michigan

  • Teaching students about foundational theoretical and substantive areas in sociology
  • Developed skills in knowledge translation and the ability to clearly articulate complex concepts to first year students without any previous experience in the area

Instructor for Social Research Methods: September 2015 – December 2015
Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, Michigan

  • Teaching students about key concepts and processes involved in social research methods
  • Developed skills in knowledge translation and the ability to clearly articulate complex methodological ideas in clear language

Instructor for Introduction to Sociology: September 2015 – December 2015
Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, Michigan

  • Teaching students about foundational theoretical and substantive areas in sociology
  • Developed skills in knowledge translation and the ability to clearly articulate complex concepts to first year students without any previous experience in the area

Invited Guest Lecturer for the CIMVHR webinar series on Issues in the Health of Military Personnel, Veterans and their Families: November 2015
Royal Military College, Kingston, ON

  • Online lecture on the experiences of Canadian Veterans in transition to civilian life

Invited Guest Lecturer for EYPIC Initiatives Youth Workshop June 2015 and April 2016
EYPIC Initiatives, Waterloo, ON

  • Lecture and workshop for youth on the meaning of “finding one’s passion”

Invited Guest Lecturer for Dr. Paul Datta’s Foundations of Sociological Theory: November 2013
University of Windsor Sociology Department, Windsor, ON

  • Remembrance Day lecture on Durkheim applied to Veterans of Afghanistan

Teaching Assistant for Contemporary Social Theories I and II: September 2011 – April 2013
Queen’s University, Kingston, ON

  • Taught students about key figures in contemporary social theory during two weekly tutorials of roughly twenty-five students each for four semesters (Part I and II, two semesters each)
  • Developed skills in knowledge translation and the ability to clearly articulate complex concepts to students when leading tutorial sessions
  • Met with students during office hours to provide extra assistance
  • Responded to students inquiries and questions by email in a timely manner
  • Assisted in creating and editing the final exam
  • Evaluated and marked students’ weekly assignments and final exam

Teaching Assistant for Foundations of Sociological Theory: September 2010 – September 2011
University of Windsor, Windsor, ON

  • Evaluated and marked students’ assignments and exams for two semesters
  • Met with students during office hours to provide extra assistance
  • Responded to students inquiries and questions by email in a timely manner


PRESENTATIONS

Military and Veteran Health Research Forum Hosted by the University of Laval: November 2015
Feeling Like Your Best Days are Behind You: Developing a concept of Transitional Trauma

Canadian Sociological Association Congress Hosted by University of Ottawa: June 2015
Finding Moral Purpose: a study of suicidal ideation among Canadian Veterans of Afghanistan in transition to civilian life

Military and Veteran Health Research Forum Hosted by the University of Toronto: November 2014
War is Hell, Civilian Life is Worse: The Traumatizing Loss of Purpose in Transition

Canadian Sociological Association Congress Hosted by Brock University: May 2014
Reintegrating the Morally Injured: Using Durkheim to Understand Veterans in Transition

Military and Veteran Health Research Forum Hosted by the University of Edmonton: November 2013
A Scoping Review of Psychological Interventions for PTSD in Military Personnel and Veterans

Queen’s University Sociology Department’s Annual Graduate Symposium: April 2012
Suicide and the Sacred: Hearing the Voices of Combat Veterans

Military and Veteran Health Research Forum Hosted by Queen’s University: November 2012
Veterans’ Health in Canada: A Scoping Review of the Literature

Queen’s University Sociology Department’s Annual Graduate Symposium: April 2012
Robotic Warriors: Mediations of Modern Killing

(Dis)Embodied Feminisms Graduate Symposium Hosted by McGill: April 2011
Embodied Identities and the Fitness Industry: A Search for the Self


MEDIA

Rose, S. (Interviewee). (2014, November 25). The challenges veterans face in transition to civilian life. [Radio broadcast episode]. Ontario Morning. Toronto, ON: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)


COMMUNITY AND COMMITTEE INVOLVEMENT

Session Moderator for the Military and Veteran Health Research Forum: November 2015
Canadian Institute for Military and Veteran Health Research, Kingston, ON

  • Introduced presenters
  • Maintained structure by time-keeping
  • Ensured proper function of audio/visual materials

Session Moderator for the Military and Veteran Health Research Forum: November 2014
Canadian Institute for Military and Veteran Health Research, Kingston, ON

  • Introduced presenters
  • Maintained structure by time-keeping
  • Ensured proper function of audio/visual materials

Session Moderator for the Military and Veteran Health Research Forum: November 2013
Canadian Institute for Military and Veteran Health Research, Kingston, ON

  • Introduced presenters
  • Maintained structure by time-keeping
  • Ensured proper function of audio/visual materials

International Children’s Games: February 2013
United Way Centraide/Windsor-Essex County

  • Recruited applicants for the International Children’s Games
  • Registered applicants and processed their information for screening
  • Updated database with volunteer information

Conference Organizer for the Sociology Department’s Annual Graduate Symposium: April 2012
Queen’s University, Kingston, ON

  • Chaired and organized meetings for the Symposium Organizing Committee
  • Coordinated presentations with appropriate panels of experts
  • Assisted in gathering supplies and materials for the symposium
  • Assisted in setting up and tearing down the symposium room

Volunteer for the Military and Veteran Health Research Forum: November 2011
Canadian Institute for Military and Veteran Health Research, Kingston, ON

  • Greeted presenters and attendees
  • Assisted the panel chairs by time-keeping during presentations
  • Ensured proper functioning of audio/visual equipment

Special Olympics Volunteer: May 2010 – November 2010
Special Olympics, Leamington, ON

  • Worked with adults that have different types of mental disabilities

8 thoughts on “Curriculum Vitae

      1. Steve I am a Masters Student attending UOIT and am interested in some of your writings. I am contemplating on attending Queens and have some questions I would like to ask you since you did your PHD there. I am a Veteran as well and am looking at pursuing my studies in this field. Can you drop me an email at philip.mccristall@uoit.ca

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