Co-Lead (WP6), Co-Investigator (IWP3)
Professor Ramos is an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Sociology at Dalhousie University and Professor in, and Chair of, the Department of Sociology at Western University. He draws upon his experience as a political sociologist who investigates issues of social justice and equity and eclectic and wide range of research interests and expertise. He has published on environmental advocacy, perceptions of change in Atlantic Canada, social movements, human rights, Indigenous mobilization, ethnicity, race. He has published in his discipline’s top international and national venues and has worked across the disciplines of geography, political science, and sociology. Ramos is also a public intellectual who regularly works with community groups, such as the Atlantic Policy Congress of First Nations Chiefs Secretariat, as well as all levels of government. He is currently the Chair of the Canadian Statistics Advisory Council which advises the Chief Statistician and the Minister of Innovation, Science and Industy on matters concerning the overall quality of the national statistical system. He has also worked with NRCan and Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada and has worked with the Office of Immigration in Nova Scotia and city planners in Halifax. Ramos likewise engages in public debate and has done so through numerous television interviews, radio, and newspaper interviews in English and French on most national networks. He also has written many op-eds for national and international newspapers and magazines and been author of numerous reports. Additionally, Ramos is well known for his work on Equity, Diversity and Inclusion and has worked with Universities Canada and the Tri-Council on these issues. His co-authored book, The Equity Myth, is widely adopted and has informed NSERC policy.