University of Calgary

Leslie Miller

  • Associate Professor Emerita of Sociology

Currently Teaching

Not currently teaching any courses.

Current Research Interests

  • Study of conflict and everyday morality in family businesses
  • Foucault’s “care of the self” and postmodern body projects
  • Sociology of the family and gender relations

Graduate Courses Taught

  • Issues in the theory and history of the family
  • Classical sociological theory
  • Discourse Analysis
  • Contemporary sociological theory
  • Seminar in professional socialization


  • 2012 Nominee, Graduate Studies Teaching Award
  • 1998-1999    Annual Fellow, Calgary Institute for the Humanities
  • 1996    Faculty of Social Sciences Distinguished Teaching Award
  • 1972-1975    Canada Council Doctoral Fellowship

Theses Supervised


    2005                    Field, Diane
    2002                    Cassis, Viola
    2000                   Grossman, Judith 
    1999                   Kiely, Jerilynn
    1997                   Smith, Janine 
    1995                   Metcalfe, Jana
    2009-11             Berenson, Carol A. 
    2005                   Deutschlander, Siegrid 


Book Chapter

Journal Article

Curriculum Vitae


  • PhD - The Alienation of Influence: The Emergence of Liberalism as a Form of Discourse
    York University, 1985
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