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Sally Cole, PhD

Professor, Sociology and Anthropology

Sally Cole, PhD

Research interests

Gender, work, households and migration; feminist ethnography, personal narrative and life writing; history of anthropology; feminist anthropology; anthropology of Brazil, Portugal and Canada.


PhD University of Toronto

Contesting Publics Feminism, Activism, Ethnography
Photo credit: Lynne Phillips & Sally Cole
Rainy River Lives, Stories Told by Maggie Wilson, Maggie Wilson Compiled, edited, and with an introduction by Sally Cole
2003 Ruth Landes: A Life in Anthropology. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press
Photo credit: Sally Cole


Selected publications

2013 Contesting Publics: Feminism, Activism, Ethnography. London: Pluto Press (with coauthors Lynne Phillips, Marie-Eve Carrier-Moisan and Erica Lagalisse.

2009 Rainy River Lives: Stories Told by Maggie Wilson. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press.

2003 Ruth Landes: A Life in Anthropology. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press.

1999 Feminist Fields: Ethnographic Insights. Toronto: University of Toronto Press (with co-editors Rae Bridgman and Heather Howard-Bobiwash).

1995 Ethnographic Feminisms: Essays in Anthropology. Ottawa: Carleton University Press (with co-editor Lynne Phillips).

1994 Mulheres da praia: O trabalho e a vida numa comunidade portuguesa. Lisbon: Publicações Dom Quixote.

1991 Women of the Praia: Work and Lives in a Portuguese Coastal Community. Princeton: Princeton University Press.

Special Journal Issue Editor

2000 Reflections on Anthropology in Canada. Anthropologica XLII (2).

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