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Timothy MacNeill

Faculty of Social Science and Humanities

Contact information

905.721.8668


Background

Dr. Tim MacNeill holds a Bachelor of Arts in International Development degree from Saint Mary's University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, a Master of Development Economics degree from Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, and PhD in Communication and Culture degree from York University in Toronto, Ontario.

His current research involves alternative models of development and progress. He is especially active in learning about the ways in which indigenous Maya social movements in Central America have been imagining alternative developments and implementing their own form of culturally situated social policy.

He has published a book and several articles on diverse topics such as:

  • Cultural economy;
  • Cultural policy;
  • Cultural theory;
  • Economic sociology;
  • Economic theory;
  • International development;
  • Markets for music;
  • Social movements; and
  • Social policy.

Dr. MacNeill has also enjoyed a successful career as a recording artist and he continues to record and perform his music.

Curriculum Vitae

Education

  • Bachelor of Arts in International Development Saint Mary's University in Halifax, Nova Scotia
  • Master of Development Economics Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia
  • PhD in Communication and Culture York University in Toronto, Ontario

Courses taught

  • Introductory Sociology;
  • Issues in the Family;
  • Social Policy; and
  • Social Problems.
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