Dr. Helga Kristin Hallgrimsdottir is Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Victoria. She received her PhD in 2004 from the University of Western Ontario. Her research interests are in the intersections of work, gender, and vulnerability.

Helga Kristin Hallgrimsdottir’s main current research interests are:

  • Social Movements
  • Gender
  • Cultural Theory

Selected Publications:

  • Hallgrimsdottir, Helga Kristin, Cecilia Benoit, and Rachel Phillips. 2013. "The Mother-Citizen and the Working Girl: First-wave feminist citizenship claims in Canada and discursive opportunities for 21st century child-care policy." The Canadian Review of Sociology 50(1):27-51.
  • Phillips, Rachel, Cecilia Benoit, Helga Kristin Hallgrimsdottir, and Kate Vallance. 2012. "Courtesy stigma: a hidden health concern among front-line service providers to sex workers." Sociology of Health and Illness 34:1-16.
  • Benoit, Cecilia, Maria Zadoroznyj, Helga Kristin Hallgrimsdottir, Adrienne Treloar and Kara Taylor. 2010. “Medical dominance and neoliberalisation in maternal care provision: The evidence from Canada and Australia,” Social Science and Medicine 71(3):475-481.

Contact Information:

E-mail: hkbenedi@uvic.ca
Phone number: 250.472.4723