Lawrence Sawchuk

Photo of Prof. Lawrence SawchukLawrence A. Sawchuk, Ph.D. (University of Manitoba, 1968)
Professor,  Associate Chair, and  Dean’s Representative of Health Studies,  Scarborough (UTSC) Campus
On Leave September 1  – December 31, 2016
(416) 287-7347 (Main)
(416) 946-0122
sawchukl@utsc.utoronto.ca
Office: B 595 (Main) and AP 332

UTSC Faculty Profile: http://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/anthropology/larry-sawchuk

Research Keywords: Biological anthropology, genetic demography, medical anthropology, statistics and computers

Research Region: Gibraltar, eastern Canada

Recent Publications

2015. Tripp, Lianne and L.A. Sawchuk. Undulant Fever: Colonialism, Culture and Compliancy. In Colonial Encounters: Maltese Experiences of British Rule 1800-1970s. Edited by John Chircop. Horizons Press, Malta.  pp. 211-247.

2013. Sawchuk, L. A., Tripp, L., Damouras, S. & Debono, M.  Situating Mortality: Quantifying Crisis Points and Periods of Stability. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 152 (4), 459-470.

2013. Tripp, L. and Sawchuk, L.A. Undulant Fever: Colonialism, Culture and Complicacy. In Colonial Encounters in Maltese History. Edited by J. Chicop. 28 pages, 3 figures and references cited.

2013. Sawchuk, L.A. Colonial health differentials: Malta and Gibraltar. Note: Revised and Reprinted. In Colonial Encounters in Maltese History. Edited by J. Chicop. (see below 2008)

2012. Sawchuk, L. A., Tripp, L., & Melnychenko, U. Y. The Jewish Advantage and Household Security: The 19th Century Sephardim of Gibraltar. Journal of Economics & Human Biology.

2010. Sawchuk, L.A. Bryce, E. and S.D.A. Burke.  A Community in Transition: Deconstructing  Breastfeeding Trends in Gibraltar, 1955-96. In Moffat, T. and T. Prowse, (Eds.),  Biosocial Perspectives on Human Diet and Nutrition, (Pgs.109-132). New York, New York: Berghahn Press (Oxford).

2010. Sawchuk, L.A., Tripp, L. and M.M. Mohan (2010). Voluntariness of Exposure: Life in a Convict Station. The Prison Journal, 20, 1-17.

2010. Sawchuk, L.A. Deconstructing an Epidemic: Cholera in Gibraltar. In D.A. Herring and A.C. Swedlund (Eds.), Chapter 6, Plagues: Models and Metaphors in the Human ‘Struggle’(Pgs. 95-118). Toronto, Ontario: Berg Publishers.

2009. Sawchuk, L.A. Rethinking the Impact of the 1918 Influenza Pandemic on Sex Differentials in mortality. American Journal Physical Anthropology, 139, 584-590.

2008. Sawchuk, L.A.  Colonial health differentials: Malta and Gibraltar. Journal of Maltese History, 1, 10-19.

2008. Sawchuk, L.A. and Burke, S.D.A.  Outside the Boundaries – The Barefooted Foreigner: A Case Study of the Scapegoat in 19th Gibraltar.  Current Anthropology, 49(3), 511-518.

2008. Sawchuk L.A. The Jews of Gibraltar and the development of medical practices. The Encyclopedia of the Jewish Diaspora, Entry 225. Santa Barbara: Avrum Ehrlich ABC CLIO.

2008. Sawchuk, L.A. and Burke, S.D.A.  Reverberations of Colonialism: Health in Gibraltar and Malta. The European Mind: Narrative and Identity, 1, 105- 123.