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Harris Ali

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Department of Sociology

Professor

Office: Vari Hall, 2084
Phone: 416 736-2100 Ext: 33913
Email: hali@yorku.ca
Primary website: Infectious Disease Research

Media Requests Welcome

Degrees

PhD (Sociology), McMaster University
BEng (Materials), McMaster University

Research Interests

Global/Climate Change , Environment, Environment and health; Sociology of risk, Disasters; Infectious diseases, Environmental management; Environmental justice
Books

Publication
Year

Mulvihill, Peter and S. Harris Ali (2017) Environmental Management: Critical Thinking and Emerging Practices. London: Routledge.

2017

Ali, S. Harris Ali and Roger Keil (2008) Networked Disease: Emerging Infections in the Global City. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell.

2008

Book Chapters

Publication
Year

S. Harris Ali “Borderless Disease” [Revised] In George Ritzer (Ed) The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell.

2018

Harris Ali, Patricia Perkins, Roger Keil, Barlu Dumbuya, Michaela Hynie and Pablo Idahosa (2016) “The Social and Political Dimensions of the Ebola Response: Global Inequality, Climate Change, and Infectious Disease” In W. Leal Filho, UM Azeiteiro and F. Alves (Eds) Climate Change and Health: Improving Resilience and Reducing Risks. Springer(pages 151- 169)

2016

Journal Articles

Publication
Year

Ali, S. Harris; Wells, K.; Rose, J.R. “Contextualizing Risk Perception and Trust in the Community-Based Response to Ebola Virus Disease in Liberia”. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 2021, 18, 3270.

2021

Connolly, C.; Keil, R., and S. Harris Ali “Extended urbanisation and the spatialities of infectious disease: Demographic change, infrastructure and governance” Urban Studies 58(2) 245–263

2021

Connolly, Creighton, Ali, S. Harris, & Keil, Roger (2020) "On the Relationship between COVID-19 and Extended Urbanization" Dialogues in Human Geography, 10(2), 213-216

2020

Ali, S. Harris (2019) “Theory and the Value of the Disciplined Sociologist” Canadian Review of Sociology 56(1): 134-137.

2019

S. Harris Ali “Infectious Diseases as New Risks for Human Health” In Sigrun Kabisch, Anna Kunath, Petra-Schweizer-Ries, Annette Steinfuhrer (Eds.) Advances in People-Environment Studies, Volume 3: Vulnerability, Risks, and Complexity: Impacts of Global Change on Human Habitats. Gottingen:Hogrefe. Pp.13-25.

2012

Research Reports

Publication
Year

Cary Wu, Abidin Kusno, Ann Kim, S. Harris Ali, et al. (2021) “As Asian Canadian scholars, we must #StopAsianHate by fighting all forms of racism” The Conversation

2021

S. Harris Ali and Fuyuki Kurasawa (2020) “#COVID19: Social media both a blessing and a curse during coronavirus pandemic” https://theconversation.com/covid19-social-media-both-a-blessing-and-a-curse-during-coronavirus-pandemic-133596

2020

Roger Keil, Creighton Connolly and S. Harris Ali (2020) “Outbreaks like coronavirus start in and spread from the edges of cities” The Conversation.

2020


Current Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Fall 2021 GS/GEOG5326 3.0 A Critical Political Ecologies REMT
Fall 2021 AP/SOCI3710 6.0 A Environmental Sociology REMT


Degrees

PhD (Sociology), McMaster University
BEng (Materials), McMaster University

Research Interests

Global/Climate Change , Environment, Environment and health; Sociology of risk, Disasters; Infectious diseases, Environmental management; Environmental justice

All Publications


Book Chapters

Publication
Year

S. Harris Ali “Borderless Disease” [Revised] In George Ritzer (Ed) The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell.

2018

Harris Ali, Patricia Perkins, Roger Keil, Barlu Dumbuya, Michaela Hynie and Pablo Idahosa (2016) “The Social and Political Dimensions of the Ebola Response: Global Inequality, Climate Change, and Infectious Disease” In W. Leal Filho, UM Azeiteiro and F. Alves (Eds) Climate Change and Health: Improving Resilience and Reducing Risks. Springer(pages 151- 169)

2016

Books

Publication
Year

Mulvihill, Peter and S. Harris Ali (2017) Environmental Management: Critical Thinking and Emerging Practices. London: Routledge.

2017

Ali, S. Harris Ali and Roger Keil (2008) Networked Disease: Emerging Infections in the Global City. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell.

2008

Journal Articles

Publication
Year

Ali, S. Harris; Wells, K.; Rose, J.R. “Contextualizing Risk Perception and Trust in the Community-Based Response to Ebola Virus Disease in Liberia”. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 2021, 18, 3270.

2021

Connolly, C.; Keil, R., and S. Harris Ali “Extended urbanisation and the spatialities of infectious disease: Demographic change, infrastructure and governance” Urban Studies 58(2) 245–263

2021

Connolly, Creighton, Ali, S. Harris, & Keil, Roger (2020) "On the Relationship between COVID-19 and Extended Urbanization" Dialogues in Human Geography, 10(2), 213-216

2020

Ali, S. Harris (2019) “Theory and the Value of the Disciplined Sociologist” Canadian Review of Sociology 56(1): 134-137.

2019

S. Harris Ali “Infectious Diseases as New Risks for Human Health” In Sigrun Kabisch, Anna Kunath, Petra-Schweizer-Ries, Annette Steinfuhrer (Eds.) Advances in People-Environment Studies, Volume 3: Vulnerability, Risks, and Complexity: Impacts of Global Change on Human Habitats. Gottingen:Hogrefe. Pp.13-25.

2012

Research Reports

Publication
Year

Cary Wu, Abidin Kusno, Ann Kim, S. Harris Ali, et al. (2021) “As Asian Canadian scholars, we must #StopAsianHate by fighting all forms of racism” The Conversation

2021

S. Harris Ali and Fuyuki Kurasawa (2020) “#COVID19: Social media both a blessing and a curse during coronavirus pandemic” https://theconversation.com/covid19-social-media-both-a-blessing-and-a-curse-during-coronavirus-pandemic-133596

2020

Roger Keil, Creighton Connolly and S. Harris Ali (2020) “Outbreaks like coronavirus start in and spread from the edges of cities” The Conversation.

2020


Current Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Fall 2021 GS/GEOG5326 3.0 A Critical Political Ecologies REMT
Fall 2021 AP/SOCI3710 6.0 A Environmental Sociology REMT