Donovan Rocher is a candidate in the joint doctoral program in Communications at Concordia University, which is affiliated with the Université de Montréal and the Université de Québec à Montréal. Donavan has recently become a College Professor in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at John Abbott College. Previously, he was a Sessional Lecturer in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Carleton University. Recent publications of his work include a chapter entitled Alcoholism: "‘Correction’ and the Changing Notions of ‘Recovery’" in the Probing the Boundaries Series and “Gay Pride and Divers/Cité: Political Parades or Spectacles of Consumer Culture” in Culture of Cities…under Construction. As part of the [ctrl] collective, he participated in the organization of [ctrl] Controlling Bodies/Controlling Spaces Conference at McGill University and was the Associate Editor for the journal published by the Graduate Researcher Consortium Journal for the Arts, Sciences and Technology. Past research project affiliations include: Information Seeking Behaviour in Cancer Patients: Breast, Colorectal and Prostate (School of Nursing at McGill University), Archival Research on the Emergence of the Calorie and the Calorimeter (Department of Engineering at Concordia University), The Culture of Cities Project (Joint Project of the universities Concordia, McGill, Québec à Montréal and York).
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