University of Calgary

Pedrom Nasiri

  • Doctoral Student
  • Graduate Assistant (Research) - Hourly

Research Interests

Research Interests

Critical Race Theory

Cultural Sociology

Families, Kinship, & Marriage

Legal Culture 

Qualitative Methods

Sex, Gender, & Sexuality

Theory

Publications

Book Chapters

Banerjee, Pallavi, and Pedrom Nasiri. (Accepted/Forthcoming). Gender and Law Through the Lens of Land, Hunger and Terror. in Mariana Valverde (ed.) Routledge Handbook of Law and Society. London: Routledge.

Conference Papers, Invited Presentations, and Guest Lectures

Conference Papers

Nasiri, Pedrom. 2020 (Accepted/Forthcoming). Connecting Southern Theory to the Sociological Study of Violence: Theory, Methods, and Application. Canadian Sociological Association. University of Western Ontario. 

Nasiri, Pedrom. 2018. Polyamory and the Calgarian Family: Economic Means in Uncertain Times. Paper. Sexuality Studies Association. Regina, Saskatchewan.

 

Invited Presentations

Nasiri, Pedrom. 2020 (Accepted/Forthcoming). A Critical Overview of the Past, Present, and Future of Non-Traditional Families. Invited Presentation and Panel Discussion. Legal Education Society of Alberta. Panel TitleUnderstanding and Advising Non-Traditional Families. 

Nasiri, Pedrom. 2019. The Diversity of Families. GSA Mosaic, University of Calgary. (approx. 15 persons). 

Nasiri, Pedrom. 2018. Intersectionality, Plural Marriage, and Polyamory: Non-Monogamy and (Non)Diversity. Invited Presentation. The Grad School Nomads, University of Calgary (approx. 30 persons).

Nasiri, Pedrom. 2017. "Are you Really Queer?": Queer Muslim Refugee Experiences of Canada's Asylum Apparatus. Invited Presentation. The Grad School Nomads, University of Calgary (approx. 30 persons).

 

Guest Lectures

Nasiri, Pedrom. 2019b. Islamophobia. Department of Anthropology and Archaeology, University of Calgary. (approx. 30 persons).

Nasiri, Pedrom. 2019a. Orientalism and the Power of Discourse. Department of Anthropology and Archaeology, University of Calgary. (approx. 30 persons).

Nasiri, Pedrom. 2018a. Politics, Law, and Religion: The Shadow of Compulsory Monogamy. Department of Anthropology and Archaeology, University of Calgary. (approx. 65 persons).

Nasiri, Pedrom. 2018b. Anthropology of Kinship, Marriage, and Family. Department of Anthropology and Archaeology, University of Calgary. (approx. 200 persons).

Nasiri, Pedrom. 2017. Anthropology of Kinship. Department of Anthropology and Archeaology, University of Calgary. (approx. 300 persons). 

Public Sociology

Public Presentations

Nasiri, Pedrom 2020. (Accepted/Forthcoming). Polyamory and Social Resiliencies: PolyQueer Narratives from the Frontlines. PolyamQ's Conference on Non-Traditional Families and Intimacies. Calgary, Alberta.

Nasiri, Pedrom. 2018. Polyfamilies and the Reorientation of Canadian Family Practices. PolyamQ's Conference on Non-Traditional Families and Intimacies. Calgary, Alberta.

Nasiri, Pedrom. 2018. Polyamory and the Intersections of Identity. Public Presentation. Possibilities: Calgary Bisexual and Pansexual Community 

Nasiri, Pedrom. 2018. Polyamory and Queer Phenomenology. Possibilities: Calgary Bisexual and Pansexual Community.

 

Media Attention & Press

Interviewed for CTV News Calgary to discuss legal issues surrounding polygamous and multiple-partner families in Calgary and Canada. Episode titled: Polygamy Stil in the Shadows by Kathy Le. February 3rd, 2019.

Interviewed for CTV News Calgary to discuss polyamorous families and legal issues surrounding multiple-partner kinship in Calgary and Canada. Episode titled: Polyamory Challenging Family Norms by Kathy Le. February 2nd, 2019.

Selected Honours

University of Calgary, President's Award Nomination (2015)

Admitted to the Order of St. John (Canadian National Honour and Chivalric Order) (2014)

Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal (2012)

St. John Ambulance Priory Vote of Thanks (2012 and 2014)

Photograph of Pedrom Nasiri

Degrees

Awards

  • 2019 - Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarships – Doctoral - Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council

Current Studies

  • Doctoral Student
    Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
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