Rod Bantjes ( PhD ) is a Professor in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology , St. Francis Xavier University . He has taught a variety of courses in the Department since 1991.

He does research full-time during the summer and part-time during the school year. This work is funded by various research grants . His main areas of interest are environmental social movements, state formation and rural social geography. He communicates the results of his work at conferences *and in academic publications . Normally, he has funding to hire StFX students as research assistants . Those interested should talk to him about future openings.

Like all academics (but unlike most professionals), he is obliged to take part in the running of day-to-day affairs of the university by attending meetings and sitting on committees.


All course materials can be found on Moodle


Spring Term: Monday: 2:15 - 5:00; Wednesday: 12:45 4:00 in Annex 9B.


PHONE: (902) 867-2479

E-MAIL: rbantjes []