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Vivian Stamatopoulos

Associate Teaching Professor

Criminology and Justice

Faculty of Social Science and Humanities

Contact information

Bordessa Hall - Room 306
Downtown Oshawa
55 Bond Street East
Oshawa, ON

905.721.8668 ext. 5883
905.721.3372 (fax)


Dr. Vivian Stamatopoulos holds a Master of Arts (Sociology) and Doctor of Philosophy from York University (Sociology). Her research interests focus on child and youth-based caregiving (young carers), unpaid family caregiving and long-term care (LTC). She is also a leading advocate for LTC residents in Ontario and has provided almost 300 expert interviews on the topic of long-term care over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic.


  • MA, Sociology York University
  • PhD, Sociology York University

Courses taught

  • COVID-19 and the Long-Term Care Crisis (LBAT 3999)
  • Research Methods (SSCI2900)
  • Qualitative Research Methods (SSCI2920)
  • Restorative Justice (CRMN3040)
  • Youth Cultures (SSCI2050)