David Cooney


BA(H) (Anthropology and History)
University of British Columbia
Thesis: Magonistas as Protagonists
for Change: Culture as an Active Force

BEd (Secondary Social Studies)
University of British Columbia

MA (Anthropology)
Memorial University of Newfoundland
Thesis:  The Post-Moratorium Condition:
Tourism and the Surplus Population of
Labour in a Rural Newfoundland Town

PhD Candidate (Anthropology)
Memorial University of Newfoundland
Thesis Topic: Redrawing Class Maps in a Globalised World: Examining Recent Occupations of Public Space in Montreal and New York


Email: dscooney@mun.ca

Research Interests:

Political-economy; austerity; neoliberalism; culture and class; social movements; historical anthropology; urban North America; Newfoundland studies

Selected Publications:

Making a Living on Bonavista’s Past: Material Culture as Resource (2018). In Cultural Anthropology: A Perspective on the Human Condition. A. Schultz, Robert H. Lavenda and Roberta Robin Dods, eds. Toronto: Oxford University Press www.oupcanada.com/catalog/9780199028528.html