Morton Weinfeld


ProfessorProfessor Morton Weinfeld

Department of Sociology
McGill University
Stephen Leacock Building, room 812
855 Sherbrooke Street West
Montreal, Quebec, H3A 2T7

Tel.: 514-398-6853
E-mail: morton.weinfeld [at]
Office: Stephen Leacock Building, room 812

Departmental Profile

Professor Weinfeld holds the Chair in Canadian Ethnic Studies, and directs the minor program in Canadian Ethnic Studies. He is the winner of the 2013 Marshall Sklare Prize for outstanding career contributions to the field by the Association for the Social Scientific Study of Jewry. He wrote The Social Costs of Discrimination in Canada, a research report for the (Abella) Royal Commission on Equality in Employment, 1983. His current research and thesis supervision interests are in areas of ethnicity and public policy, notably the role of minority-origin professionals in various policy domains. Professor Weinfeld has taught undergraduate courses on the sociology of ethnic relations, Jews in North America, an undergraduate seminar in Canadian ethnic studies and graduate seminars on the sociology of ethnic conflict, and social inequality and public policy.

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