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Academic Positions:

Assistant Professor, University of Calgary. July 2017.

Assistant Professor, Bishop’s University. 2016-17.

SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellow, Western University. 2014-16.

Degrees:

Ph.D., Sociology, University of Toronto. 2014.

M.A., Sociology, University of Toronto. 2009.

B.A., Sociology, University of Waterloo. 2008.

Books:

  • Tepperman, Lorne, Josh Curtis, and Rachel La Touche. 2019 (forthcoming). Social Problems: A Canadian Perspective, 5th Ed. Toronto: Oxford University Press.
  • McMullin, Julie and Josh Curtis. 2017. Understanding Social Inequality: Intersections of Class, Age, Gender, Ethnicity, and Race in Canada, 3rd Edition. Toronto: Oxford University Press. click here
  • Tepperman, Lorne and Josh Curtis. 2015. Social Problems: A Canadian Perspective, 4th Edition. Toronto: Oxford University Press. click here
  • Tepperman, Lorne and Josh Curtis. 2011. Social Problems: A Canadian Perspective, 3rd Edition. Toronto: Oxford University Press. click here

Journal Articles and Book Chapters:

  • Bierman, Alex, Yeonjung Lee, and Josh Curtis. “Subjective Social Isolation and Happiness among European Older Adults: National and Individual Socioeconomic Position as Modifiers”. (R&R).
  • Bierman, Alex, Jie Miao, and Josh Curtis. “Aging and Financial Strain among Older Adults”. (R&R).
  • Curtis, Josh and Julie McMullin. 2018 (forthcoming). “Income Inequality and the Privatization of Retirement Income, 1991-2011. Journal of Population Aging.
  • Curtis, Josh, Weizhen Dong, Naomi Lightman, and Matthew Parbst. 2017. “Race, Language or Length of Residency? Explaining Unequal Uptake of Government Pensions in Canada”. Journal of Aging and Social Policy.
  • Tepperman, Lorne and Josh Curtis. 2017 (forth.). “Sexual Orientation and Social Inequality.” In E. Grabb, J. G. Reitz, and M. Hwang (eds), Social Inequality in Canada: Dimensions of Disadvantage (6th edition). Toronto: Oxford University Press.
  • Curtis, Josh and Naomi Lightman. 2017. “Golden Years or Retirement Fears? The Rise of Private Pension Inequality for Canada’s Immigrants”. Canadian Journal on Aging, 36: 1-28.
  • Reitz, Jeffrey, Josh Curtis, and Jennifer Elrick. 2017 (forth.). “Immigrant Skill Utilization: Trends and Policy Issues.” In Taking Stock of a Turbulent Decade and Looking Ahead: Immigration to North America 2000-2010.
  • Curtis, Josh and Julie McMullin. 2016. “Older Workers and the Diminishing Return of Employment: Changes in Age-based Income Inequality in Canada, 1996-2011”. Work, Aging, and Retirement. (pdf)
  • Curtis, Josh. 2016. ‘Social Mobility and Class Identity: The Role of Economic Conditions in 33 Societies, 1999-2006’.  European Sociological Review, 32: 108-121.. (pdf)
  • Andersen, Robert and Josh Curtis. 2015. “Social Class, Economic Inequality and the Convergence of Policy Preferences: Evidence from 24 Modern Democracies,’ Canadian Review of Sociology, 52: 266-288. (pdf)
  • Curtis, Josh and Robert Andersen. 2015. “How Social Class Shapes Attitudes on Economic Inequality: The Competing Forces of Self-Interest and Legitimation,’ International Review of Social Research, 5: 4-19. (pdf)
  • Reitz, Jeffrey, Josh Curtis, and Jennifer Elrick. 2014. ‘Immigrant Skill Utilization: Trends and Policy Issues,’ Journal of International Migration and Integration, 15: 1-26. (pdf)
  • Curtis, Josh. 2013. ‘Class Identification in the Modern World: How Politics and Economics Matter,’ Canadian Review of Sociology, 50: 203-226. (pdf)
  • Andersen, Robert and Josh Curtis. 2013. “Public Opinion on Redistribution in Canada, 1980-2005: The Role of Political and Economic Context” In Keith Banting and John Myles (eds). Inequality and the Fading of Redistributive Politics. Victoria: UBC Press. Pp. 141-164. (pdf)
  • Andersen, Robert and Josh Curtis. 2012. ‘The Polarizing Effect of Economic Inequality on Class Identification: Evidence from 44 Countries,’ Research in Social Stratification and Mobility, 30: 129-141. (pdf)
  • Andersen, Robert and Josh Curtis. 2011. “The Economy and Public Opinion on Welfare Spending in Canada.” In Lorne Tepperman and Angela Kalyta (eds). Reading Sociology. Toronto: Oxford University Press. Pp. 314-319.

Other Peer-Reviewed Publications:

  • Reitz, Jeffrey, Josh Curtis, and Jennifer Elrick. 2014. “Policy Brief No. 14 – The Underutilization of Immigrant Skills: Trends and Policy Issues.” Population Change and Lifecourse Strategic Knowledge Cluster Research/Policy Brief: Vol. 1: No. 5, Article 2.  Available at: http://ir.lib.uwo.ca/pclc_rpb/vol1/iss5/2.
  • Curtis, Josh and Robert Andersen. 2015. “How Social Class Shapes Attitudes on Economic Inequality: The Competing Forces of Self-Interest and Legitimation.” LIS working paper series, paper 644. <http://www.lisdatacenter.org/wps/liswps/644.pdf&gt;
  • Curtis, Josh. 2015. “Perceptions of Social Class.” In Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology, Second Edition.

Working Papers:

  • Curtis, Josh and Tom Langford. 2018. “Workplace Conditions and the Subjective Well-being of British Workers: The Interactive Role of Income Inequality and the Size of Firms”.
  • Curtis, Josh and Matthew Parbst. “The Impact of Public Opinion or Policy in Cross-National perspective: New Evidence from 19 OECD Democracies, 1985-2006”.
  • Andersen, Robert and Josh Curtis. “Support for Government Responsibility in Modern Democracies: Self-Interest and the Paradoxical Role of Economic Prosperity”.
  • Curtis, Josh. “Class Identification and the Importance of Family-Level Social Class: Evidence from Thirty-Five Societies, 1985-2009”.
  • Curtis, Josh. “Social Class and Income Inequality in Canada, 1981-2011”.

 

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