Dr. David Zarifa

Faculty of Arts & Science – Sociology, Associate Professor;
Canada Research Chair (Tier II) in Life Course Transitions in Northern and Rural Communities
office: A327
email: davidz@nipissingu.ca
tel: 705.474.3450
ext: 4386
fax: 705.474.1947


BA, University of Western Ontario;
MA, University of Western Ontario;
PhD, McMaster University

Areas of Specialization

  • Sociology of Education;
  • Social Inequality;
  • Sociology of Work;
  • Quantitative Research Methods

Research Interests

  • Postsecondary Educational Choices,
  • Labour Market Outcomes,
  • School-to-work Transitions,
  • School Discipline Practices,
  • Poverty,
  • Student Achievement,
  • Literacy and Skills,
  • Cross-national Comparisons