Shauna Wilton, PhD

Associate Professor, Augustana - Social Sciences
Chair, Augustana - Social Sciences

Contact

Associate Professor, Augustana - Social Sciences
Email
swilton@ualberta.ca
Phone
(780) 679-1154
Address
2-329 AG10 Faith & Life Centre
4901-46 Ave
Camrose AB
T4V 2R3

Chair, Augustana - Social Sciences
Email
swilton@ualberta.ca

Availability
By appointment

Overview

Area of Study / Keywords

Women and Politics; Family Policy; Motherhood; Popular Culture; Scholarship of Teaching and Learning; Assessment


Research

Recent Publications:

Wilton, Shauna and Sarah Greer. 2020. “Grandma is the Mayor”: Women’s Participation in Local Politics in Alberta.” Études Canadiennes/Canadian Studies. (Forthcoming).

Wilton, Shauna. 2018. “Mothers Hunting Murderers: Representations of Motherhood in Broadchurch and Happy Valley.” Clues: A Journal of Detection. 36:1

Wilton, Shauna. 2018. Mompreneurs, Opting-Out, and Leaning In: Work/Family Choices under Neoliberalism. Atlantis: Critical Studies in Gender, Culture and Social Justice. 39 (1): 191-204

Osborne, Geraint and Shauna Wilton. 2017. “Professing in the Local Press: Professors and Public Responsibilities.” Journal of Community Engagement and Scholarship. 10:1. 

Wilton, Shauna & Lynda Ross. 2017. Flexibility, Sacrifice and Insecurity: A Canadian Study Assessing the Challenges of Balancing Work and Family in Academia. Journal of Feminist Family Therapy. DOI: 10.1080/08952833.2016.1272663

Wilton, Shauna. 2015. “A Very Useful Engine: The Politics of Thomas and Friends” in The Politics of Popular Culture: Negotiating Power, Identity, and Place. Ed. Tim Neiguth. MQUP.




Teaching

Teaching Areas: Gender and Politics; Culture and Politics; Ethnicity and Politics; Law and Politics, Comparative Politics

Courses taught:

AUIDS 100: The World in Progress: Introduction to Inquiry in the Social Sciences

AUIDS 101: First Year Seminar

AUIDS/CRI 160: Crime and Community

AUPOL 250: Introduction to Comparative Politics

AUPOL 329: Politics & Culture

AUPOL/CRI 353: Law & Politics

AUPOL 355: Gender & Politics

AUPOL/CRI 453: Women and Law


Courses

AUIDS 101 - Topics in Liberal Studies

Selected topics that highlight the interdisciplinary nature of the Liberal Arts and Sciences. This seminar-style class is a key aspect of the Augustana First Year Experience. The focus and content of each course are determined by faculty interests, and vary from year to year.

Fall Term 2021
AUPOL 399 - Political Internship

Students have the opportunity to combine work experience with academic study through the development and completion of an internship program related to politics. As part of the internship, students are required to complete a major research paper related to their work. Prerequisites: Third-year standing in a Political Studies major and consent of the instructor. Notes: Students must develop an internship program and have it approved by a supervisor. Normally, students must also have a GPA of 3.5 or better in Political Studies to be eligible for this course.

Fall Term 2021 Winter Term 2022
AUSSC 400A - Selected Topics in Social Sciences

Selected topics in the study of Social Sciences. Content may vary from course to course. Topics and credit value announced prior to registration period. Prerequisite: Varies according to topic.

Fall Term 2021
AUSSC 400B - Selected Topics in Social Sciences

Selected topics in the study of Social Sciences. Content may vary from course to course. Topics and credit value announced prior to registration period. Prerequisite: Varies according to topic.

Winter Term 2022

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