Oral Robinson

Lecturer | Honours Chair

Research Area

Education

Ph.D. University of Saskatchewan (Sociology)

University of Warwick (Social Research)

Bsc. University of the West Indies (Sociology & Management Studies)

About

Teaching:

SOCI 200: Sociology of Families

SOCI 217: Research Methods

SOCI 301: Development and Underdevelopment

SOCI 302: Racial and Ethnic Inequality

SOCI 380: Sociological Research: Survey Methods

SOCI 449: Honours Tutorials


Research

RESEARCH INTERESTS:

Migration, Ethnic Relations, Social Interaction, Development, Research Methods and the scholarship of teaching and learning.

 

RESEARCH PROJECTS

I am currently working on the following projects:

  1. Intercultural Contact and Friendship formation in Canada
  2. Migration and identities in the Caribbean

Publications

RECENT PUBLICATIONS:

Robinson, O. & Myrie, S. (2021). The Interface of Educational Systems and the Media: Framings of Male Underachievement in Jamaica between 2002 and 2012. In E. Blair & K. Williams (Eds.), A Handbook on Caribbean Education. Charlotte, NC:  Information Age Publishing.

Walsworth, S., Somerville, K & Robinson, O. (2021). The importance of weak friendship ties for international student satisfaction: Empirical evidence from Canada. International Journal of Intercultural Relations, 80, 134-146. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijintrel.2020.11.004

Robinson, O. (2020). Migration, Social Identities and Regionalism within the Caribbean Community: Voices of Caribbean People. New York: Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-47745-5

Robinson, O., Somerville, K., & Walsworth, S. (2020). Understanding friendship formation between international and host-national students in a Canadian university. Journal of International and Intercultural Communication, 13(1), 49-70. https://doi.org/10.1080/17513057.2019.1609067

Robinson, O. (2018). Incorporating the Outlying Member States in Sustainable Intra-CARICOM Migration Policies. Social and Economic Studies, 67(4), 121-276.

Somerville, K., & Robinson, O. (2016). Keeping up appearances within the ethnic community: a disconnect between first and second generation South Asians’ educational aspirations. Canadian Ethnic Studies, 48(2), 99-117.


Additional Description

Core Faculty


Oral Robinson

Lecturer | Honours Chair

Ph.D. University of Saskatchewan (Sociology)

University of Warwick (Social Research)

Bsc. University of the West Indies (Sociology & Management Studies)

Teaching:

SOCI 200: Sociology of Families

SOCI 217: Research Methods

SOCI 301: Development and Underdevelopment

SOCI 302: Racial and Ethnic Inequality

SOCI 380: Sociological Research: Survey Methods

SOCI 449: Honours Tutorials

RESEARCH INTERESTS:

Migration, Ethnic Relations, Social Interaction, Development, Research Methods and the scholarship of teaching and learning.

 

RESEARCH PROJECTS

I am currently working on the following projects:

  1. Intercultural Contact and Friendship formation in Canada
  2. Migration and identities in the Caribbean

RECENT PUBLICATIONS:

Robinson, O. & Myrie, S. (2021). The Interface of Educational Systems and the Media: Framings of Male Underachievement in Jamaica between 2002 and 2012. In E. Blair & K. Williams (Eds.), A Handbook on Caribbean Education. Charlotte, NC:  Information Age Publishing.

Walsworth, S., Somerville, K & Robinson, O. (2021). The importance of weak friendship ties for international student satisfaction: Empirical evidence from Canada. International Journal of Intercultural Relations, 80, 134-146. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijintrel.2020.11.004

Robinson, O. (2020). Migration, Social Identities and Regionalism within the Caribbean Community: Voices of Caribbean People. New York: Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-47745-5

Robinson, O., Somerville, K., & Walsworth, S. (2020). Understanding friendship formation between international and host-national students in a Canadian university. Journal of International and Intercultural Communication, 13(1), 49-70. https://doi.org/10.1080/17513057.2019.1609067

Robinson, O. (2018). Incorporating the Outlying Member States in Sustainable Intra-CARICOM Migration Policies. Social and Economic Studies, 67(4), 121-276.

Somerville, K., & Robinson, O. (2016). Keeping up appearances within the ethnic community: a disconnect between first and second generation South Asians' educational aspirations. Canadian Ethnic Studies, 48(2), 99-117.

Oral Robinson

Lecturer | Honours Chair

Ph.D. University of Saskatchewan (Sociology)

University of Warwick (Social Research)

Bsc. University of the West Indies (Sociology & Management Studies)

Teaching:

SOCI 200: Sociology of Families

SOCI 217: Research Methods

SOCI 301: Development and Underdevelopment

SOCI 302: Racial and Ethnic Inequality

SOCI 380: Sociological Research: Survey Methods

SOCI 449: Honours Tutorials

RESEARCH INTERESTS:

Migration, Ethnic Relations, Social Interaction, Development, Research Methods and the scholarship of teaching and learning.

 

RESEARCH PROJECTS

I am currently working on the following projects:

  1. Intercultural Contact and Friendship formation in Canada
  2. Migration and identities in the Caribbean

RECENT PUBLICATIONS:

Robinson, O. & Myrie, S. (2021). The Interface of Educational Systems and the Media: Framings of Male Underachievement in Jamaica between 2002 and 2012. In E. Blair & K. Williams (Eds.), A Handbook on Caribbean Education. Charlotte, NC:  Information Age Publishing.

Walsworth, S., Somerville, K & Robinson, O. (2021). The importance of weak friendship ties for international student satisfaction: Empirical evidence from Canada. International Journal of Intercultural Relations, 80, 134-146. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijintrel.2020.11.004

Robinson, O. (2020). Migration, Social Identities and Regionalism within the Caribbean Community: Voices of Caribbean People. New York: Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-47745-5

Robinson, O., Somerville, K., & Walsworth, S. (2020). Understanding friendship formation between international and host-national students in a Canadian university. Journal of International and Intercultural Communication, 13(1), 49-70. https://doi.org/10.1080/17513057.2019.1609067

Robinson, O. (2018). Incorporating the Outlying Member States in Sustainable Intra-CARICOM Migration Policies. Social and Economic Studies, 67(4), 121-276.

Somerville, K., & Robinson, O. (2016). Keeping up appearances within the ethnic community: a disconnect between first and second generation South Asians' educational aspirations. Canadian Ethnic Studies, 48(2), 99-117.