You have reached the personal website of Dr. Janet Siltanen, Professor (Emerita) of Sociology at the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Carleton University. This website was created for the purpose of providing more materials than is currently possible on the University website.

On this site you will find biographical information, student supervisions, various research projects, publications, photos, and contact info.

You will also find information about the design spine – a pedagogical innovation developed to help graduate students formulate their research designs.



  • Department of Sociology and Anthropology,
  • Loeb building,
  • Carleton University,
  • Ottawa, K1R 5B6

Dr. Janet Siltanen