Katherine Bischoping

Department of Sociology

Associate Professor

Office: Vari Hall, 2086
Phone: (416) 736-2100 Ext: 77996
Emailkbischop@yorku.ca


Area of Specialization

Research Methods

Degrees

PhD, University of Michigan
MSc, University of Michigan
BMath, University of Waterloo

Appointments

Faculty of Graduate Studies

Professional Leadership

Director, Graduate Program in Sociology, July 2010 - June 2013


Research Interests

Sociology , Culture and Cultural Studies , Qualitative Methods, Narrative Analysis, Oral History

Selected Publications

K. Bischoping (2014) “Identity and Mutability in Family Narratives about the Third Reich,” pp.56-73 in Ivana Maček (ed.), Engaging with Violence: New Paradigms in the Study of Genocide and Mass Political Violence. London: Routledge.

K. Bischoping and E. Quinlan (2013), "Health and Safety Issues in Precarious Cultural Work," E-Journal of International and Comparative Labour Studies 2(2), 97-115.

R. Olstead and K. Bischoping (eds) (2012), Fearful Symmetries, Oxford, UK: At the Interface.

K. Bischoping (2005) “Quote, Unquote: From Transcript to Text in Ethnographic Research,” pp.141-154 in Doing Ethnography: Researching Everyday Life, D. Pawluch, C. Miall, and W. Shaffir (eds) Toronto: Canadian Scholars’ Press/Women’s Press.

K. Bischoping and Natalia Laluque (2010) Curation of Nora, Leaving Torvald, Laluque Atelier Gallery and Blackcurrant Productions, Scotiabank Nuit Blanche 2010, City of Toronto.

K. Bischoping (2009) The Demise of a Focus Group [18.5 min.]. Script by K. Bischoping, directed by G. Porter, co-produced by K. Bischoping and draft89, Toronto. Accompanied by Discussion Guide[8 pp.]

Current Research Projects

Sociology Video Project

Summary: 
In a collaboration among 130 sociology instructors and students, a website was created that provides sociologically-oriented cataloguing, ratings, and reviews of nearly 100 short sociology videos identified in our assessment of 339 possibilities.


Project Type: Funded
Role: Organizer

Cultural Work in the Recession

Summary: 
An exploration of the career trajectories of precarious workers in the cultural industry.


Project Type: Self-Funded
Role: Co-Principal Investigator

Collaborator: Elizabeth Quinlan
Collaborator Institution: University of Saskatchewan
Collaborator Role: Co-Principal Investigator

Analysing Talk in the Social Sciences

Summary: 
A synthesis of the research literature on narrative analysis, conversation analysis, and discourse analysis, with particular attention to how reflexivity about the interview is conceived of in each.

Collaborator: Amber Gazso

Selected Publications

K. Bischoping (2014) “Identity and Mutability in Family Narratives about the Third Reich,” pp.56-73 in Ivana Maček (ed.), Engaging with Violence: New Paradigms in the Study of Genocide and Mass Political Violence. London: Routledge.

K. Bischoping and E. Quinlan (2013), "Health and Safety Issues in Precarious Cultural Work," E-Journal of International and Comparative Labour Studies 2(2), 97-115.

R. Olstead and K. Bischoping (eds) (2012), Fearful Symmetries, Oxford, UK: At the Interface.

K. Bischoping (2005) “Quote, Unquote: From Transcript to Text in Ethnographic Research,” pp.141-154 in Doing Ethnography: Researching Everyday Life, D. Pawluch, C. Miall, and W. Shaffir (eds) Toronto: Canadian Scholars’ Press/Women’s Press.

K. Bischoping and Natalia Laluque (2010) Curation of Nora, Leaving Torvald, Laluque Atelier Gallery and Blackcurrant Productions, Scotiabank Nuit Blanche 2010, City of Toronto.

K. Bischoping (2009) The Demise of a Focus Group [18.5 min.]. Script by K. Bischoping, directed by G. Porter, co-produced by K. Bischoping and draft89, Toronto. Accompanied by Discussion Guide[8 pp.]

All Publications

Book Chapters

K. Bischoping (2014) “Identity and Mutability in Family Narratives about the Third Reich,” pp.56-73 in Ivana Maček (ed.), Engaging with Violence: New Paradigms in the Study of Genocide and Mass Political Violence. London: Routledge.

K. Bischoping (2005) “Quote, Unquote: From Transcript to Text in Ethnographic Research,” pp.141-154 in Doing Ethnography: Researching Everyday Life, D. Pawluch, C. Miall, and W. Shaffir (eds) Toronto: Canadian Scholars’ Press/Women’s Press.

Journal Articles

K. Bischoping and E. Quinlan (2013), "Health and Safety Issues in Precarious Cultural Work," E-Journal of International and Comparative Labour Studies 2(2), 97-115.

K. Bischoping and R. Olstead (2012) “A Durkheimian Reading of Gender and Morality in the Anonymous Letter Mystery,” Philosophy, Culture and Traditions 7:126-143.

Conference Proceedings

R. Olstead and K. Bischoping (eds) (2012), Fearful Symmetries, Oxford, UK: At the Interface.

Creative Works

K. Bischoping and Natalia Laluque (2010) Curation of Nora, Leaving Torvald, Laluque Atelier Gallery and Blackcurrant Productions, Scotiabank Nuit Blanche 2010, City of Toronto.

K. Bischoping (2009) The Demise of a Focus Group [18.5 min.]. Script by K. Bischoping, directed by G. Porter, co-produced by K. Bischoping and draft89, Toronto. Accompanied by Discussion Guide[8 pp.]

Upcoming Courses

TermCourse NumberSectionTitleType 
Fall 2015 AP/SOCI4045 3.0  Observing the Social World: Fieldwork in Sociology  SEMR  

Area of Specialization

Research Methods

Degrees

PhD, University of Michigan
MSc, University of Michigan
BMath, University of Waterloo

Appointments

Faculty of Graduate Studies

Professional Leadership



Director, Graduate Program in Sociology, July 2010 - June 2013


Research Interests:

Sociology , Culture and Cultural Studies , Qualitative Methods, Narrative Analysis, Oral History

Current Research Projects

Sociology Video Project

Summary: 
In a collaboration among 130 sociology instructors and students, a website was created that provides sociologically-oriented cataloguing, ratings, and reviews of nearly 100 short sociology videos identified in our assessment of 339 possibilities.


Project Type: Funded
Role: Organizer

Cultural Work in the Recession

Summary: 
An exploration of the career trajectories of precarious workers in the cultural industry.


Project Type: Self-Funded
Role: Co-Principal Investigator

Collaborator: Elizabeth Quinlan
Collaborator Institution: University of Saskatchewan
Collaborator Role: Co-Principal Investigator

Analysing Talk in the Social Sciences

Summary: 
A synthesis of the research literature on narrative analysis, conversation analysis, and discourse analysis, with particular attention to how reflexivity about the interview is conceived of in each.

Collaborator: Amber Gazso

Selected Publications

K. Bischoping (2014) “Identity and Mutability in Family Narratives about the Third Reich,” pp.56-73 in Ivana Maček (ed.), Engaging with Violence: New Paradigms in the Study of Genocide and Mass Political Violence. London: Routledge.

K. Bischoping and E. Quinlan (2013), "Health and Safety Issues in Precarious Cultural Work," E-Journal of International and Comparative Labour Studies 2(2), 97-115.

R. Olstead and K. Bischoping (eds) (2012), Fearful Symmetries, Oxford, UK: At the Interface.

K. Bischoping (2005) “Quote, Unquote: From Transcript to Text in Ethnographic Research,” pp.141-154 in Doing Ethnography: Researching Everyday Life, D. Pawluch, C. Miall, and W. Shaffir (eds) Toronto: Canadian Scholars’ Press/Women’s Press.

K. Bischoping and Natalia Laluque (2010) Curation of Nora, Leaving Torvald, Laluque Atelier Gallery and Blackcurrant Productions, Scotiabank Nuit Blanche 2010, City of Toronto.

K. Bischoping (2009) The Demise of a Focus Group [18.5 min.]. Script by K. Bischoping, directed by G. Porter, co-produced by K. Bischoping and draft89, Toronto. Accompanied by Discussion Guide[8 pp.]

All Publications

Book Chapters

K. Bischoping (2014) “Identity and Mutability in Family Narratives about the Third Reich,” pp.56-73 in Ivana Maček (ed.), Engaging with Violence: New Paradigms in the Study of Genocide and Mass Political Violence. London: Routledge.

K. Bischoping (2005) “Quote, Unquote: From Transcript to Text in Ethnographic Research,” pp.141-154 in Doing Ethnography: Researching Everyday Life, D. Pawluch, C. Miall, and W. Shaffir (eds) Toronto: Canadian Scholars’ Press/Women’s Press.

Journal Articles

K. Bischoping and E. Quinlan (2013), "Health and Safety Issues in Precarious Cultural Work," E-Journal of International and Comparative Labour Studies 2(2), 97-115.

K. Bischoping and R. Olstead (2012) “A Durkheimian Reading of Gender and Morality in the Anonymous Letter Mystery,” Philosophy, Culture and Traditions 7:126-143.

Conference Proceedings

R. Olstead and K. Bischoping (eds) (2012), Fearful Symmetries, Oxford, UK: At the Interface.

Creative Works

K. Bischoping and Natalia Laluque (2010) Curation of Nora, Leaving Torvald, Laluque Atelier Gallery and Blackcurrant Productions, Scotiabank Nuit Blanche 2010, City of Toronto.

K. Bischoping (2009) The Demise of a Focus Group [18.5 min.]. Script by K. Bischoping, directed by G. Porter, co-produced by K. Bischoping and draft89, Toronto. Accompanied by Discussion Guide[8 pp.]


Teaching:

Upcoming Courses

TermCourse NumberSectionTitleType 
Fall 2015 AP/SOCI4045 3.0  Observing the Social World: Fieldwork in Sociology  SEMR