Goyder, John 1946-

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Goyder, John 1946-

PERSONAL:

Born March 26, 1946, in New Malden, England; son of Claude Stoner (a paper manufacturing manager) and Eleanor (an artist) Goyder; married August 7, 1992; wife's name Jo-Anne (a musician); children: Jennifer, Christopher. Ethnicity: "English." Education: Bishop's University, Lennoxville, Quebec, Canada, B.A., 1967; McMaster University, M.A., 1969, Ph.D., 1972.

ADDRESSES:

Home—Oakville, Ontario, Canada. Office—Department of Sociology, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. E-mail—[email protected]

CAREER:

Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, assistant professor, 1972-74; University of Waterloo, Waterloo, assistant professor, 1974-79, associate professor, 1980-88, professor of sociology, 1989—.

MEMBER:

Canadian Sociological Association, American Association for Public Opinion Research.

AWARDS, HONORS:

Chris Commins Award for best article in Canadian Journal of Marketing Research, 2005.

WRITINGS:

(With M. Boyd, H. McRoberts, F.E. Jones, and others) Ascription and Achievement: Studies in Mobility and Status Attainment in Canada, Carleton University Press (Ottawa, Ontario, Canada), 1985.

The Silent Minority: Nonrespondents on Sample Surveys, Westview Press (Boulder, CO), 1987.

Essentials of Canadian Society, McClelland & Stewart (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1990.

Technology and Society: A Canadian Perspective, Broadview Press (Peterborough, Ontario, Canada), 1997, 2nd edition, 2005.

Contributor to marketing journals.

SIDELIGHTS:

John Goyder told CA: "Working in a university, I'm expected to write books and articles, but I especially enjoyed writing two short textbooks for students. This medium allows a more opinionated approach than standard academic writing."