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Neil Guppy The University of British Columbia, Canada

Neil Guppy is professor and head of Sociology at the University of British Columbia (UBC). He was associate dean (Students) from 1996 to 1999 and associate vice-president (Academic Programs) from 1999 to 2004. Having taught at UBC since 1979 he has received both a University Killam Teaching Prize and a University Killam Research Prize. He is a graduate of Queen’s University (BA/BPHE) and the University of Waterloo (MSc/PhD, 1981). He has published several books, including Education in Canada and The Schooled Society (both with Scott Davies), Social Inequality in Canada (with Edward Grabb), and Successful Surveys (with George Gray). His published work has also been in Canadian Public Policy, Canadian Review of Anthropology and Sociology, Canadian Journal of Sociology, American Sociological Review and International Migration Review. His research interests include social inequality (especially class, ethnicity, and gender), work and occupations, and education.