Maggie Cummings

Maggie Cummings, a white woman with white hair, wearing red lipstick and a red shirt.
Associate Professor, Teaching Stream
Director of the Centre for Ethnography
Building HL 332

Teaching Interests

Gender and Sexuality

Race and Racism

Culture, Film, and Media

Introduction to Socio-Cultural Anthropology

Anthropology of the Body

Fieldwork and Qualitative Analysis

Research Interests

Critical Pedagogy; Landscapes of Knowledge: Teaching and Learning in Canadian Universities; Urban Melanesia; Gender, Livelihood, and Social Change in Vanuatu; Moral Economies of Fitness and Health; Social Media

Selected Recent Publications

  • 2021 Sociocultural Anthropology: A Problem-based Approach (4th Canadian Edition), eds. Robbins, Dowty, Cummings, and McGarry. Toronto: Cengage
  • 2016 Uncertain Belongings: Relationships, Money, and Returned Migrant Workers in Port Vila, Vanuatu. Journal of Pacific Studies. 36 (1): 21-33.
  • 2015 Teaching About and with Selfies in the Classroom. Teaching Culture: The Blog, June 29.  in-the-classroom/
  • 2015 Notes from the Teaching Stream. Culture: The Canadian Anthropology Society Newsletter. 15 (1): 14-15
  • 2013 Imagining Transnational Futures in Vanuatu. In A Companion to Diaspora and Transnationalism, eds. Ato Quayso and Girish Daswani. New York: Blackwell. 381-39