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Queen's University

Marie-Pier Guay

B.A. (Hons.) (Bishop's)
M.A. Candidate


Office: C505 Mackintosh-Corry
Phone: (613) 533-6000 x 78541

Supervisor: Dr. Annette Burfoot

Research Areas and Interests

Human (Sex) Trafficking, Human Rights, Women Inequalities, Sociology of Sport, Surveillance, Foucauldian Theories, Sociology of Deviance, & Transnationalism.


  • Master of Arts, Sociology:  Socio-Legal Concentration (In Progress), Queen’s University

  • B.A. Honours Sociology:  Criminology, Law & Social Policy Concentration. (2008-2011), Bishop's University (Sherbrooke, QC) With Distinction

  • University Studies, Psychology.  (August 2006-December 2007), Universidad Catolica Santo Domingo (Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic)

Academic Experience

  • Fall 2011/Winter 2012: Teaching Assistant SOCY 122: Introduction to Sociology (Dr. Rob Beamish)

  • May 2011: Research Assistant/Interviewer (Professor Barbara Hunting, M.A. PhD Candidate; AfriGrand Caravan Experience of Local Grandmothers within the Stephen Lewis Foundation with regards to the effects on African Grandmothers and HIV/AIDS.)

  • Winter 2010: Notetaker SOC321: Sociology of Technology, Bishop's University, Sherbrooke, QC.

Major Undergraduate Research

  • Guay, Marie-Pier. April 2011. B.A. Experiential Learning Program's Major Research: "Rehabilitative & Reintegrative Mindsets: A Cooperation between Parolees, Probation Officers and their Programs, & the Community" (Based on 95 Hours of Volunteer Work at the CRC La Traverse), ETRC & the Department of Sociology, Bishop's University, Sherbrooke, QC. Under the Supervision of Professor Caroline Viens.

Awards & Distinctions

  • Fall 2011: Blakely Family Student Initiatives Fund Recipient

  • 2011-2012: Senator Frank Carrel Fellowship

  • 2010-2011: Bishop's University Academic Honour Roll

  • Winter 2011: Experiential Learning Internships Grand Fund Recipient (ELIGF)

  • 2010-2011: H. Greville Smith Memorial Scholarship in Science

  • 2009-2010: Bishop's University Academic Honour Roll

Volunteer Work

  • 2011:  Escort Volunteer (Community-Based Residential Facility for offenders on parole or under mandatory supervision, sentenced by the courts or awaiting trial.)  CRC La Traverse, Sherbrooke, QC.

Kingston, Ontario, Canada. K7L 3N6. 613.533.2000