Academic Writing

Fielding-Singh, P. & Oleschuk, M. (2023). Unequal foodwork: Situating the sociology of feeding within diet and nutrition disparities. Sociology Compass, 17(4), doi:

Raj, M., Oleschuk, M., Chapman-Novakofski, K., & Levine, S. (2023) Perceived facilitators and barriers to implementing culturally inclusive diets into hospitals and long-term care facilities. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association (JAMDA). doi:

Oleschuk, M. & Maniotes, C. (2023). “We can ‘break bread’ virtually:” Routinized and ritualized aspects of family food provisioning in the United States during lockdown. Journal of Family Communication. doi:

Oleschuk, M. (2022). Who should feed hungry families during crisis? Moral claims about hunger on Twitter during the COVID-19 pandemic. Agriculture and Human Values.

Baumann, S., Johnston, J., & Oleschuk, M. (2022). How do producers imagine consumers? Connecting farm and fork through a cultural repertoire of consumer sovereignty. Sociologia Ruralis, 63(1), 178-199. doi:

Johnston, J., Baumann, S., & Oleschuk, M. (2021). Capturing inequality and action in prototypes: The case of meat-eating and vegetarianism. Poetics, 87, 101530.

Oleschuk, M. (2020). “In Today’s Market, Your Food Chooses You”: News Media Constructions of Responsibility for Health through Home Cooking. Social Problems67(1), 1–19.

Oleschuk, M. (2020). Expanding the joys of cooking: How class shapes the emotional experience of family foodwork. Gender, Work & Organization, gwao.12599.

Oleschuk, M. (2020). Gender Equity Considerations for Tenure and Promotion during COVID‐19. Canadian Review of Sociology, 57(3), 502-515,

Oleschuk, M. (2019). Gender, Cultural Schemas, and Learning to Cook. Gender & Society33(4), 607–628.

Oleschuk, M., & Vallianatos, H. (2019). Body Talk and Boundary Work Among Arab Canadian Immigrant Women. Qualitative Sociology42(4), 587–614.

Oleschuk, M., Johnston, J., & Baumann, S. (2019). Maintaining Meat: Cultural Repertoires and the Meat Paradox in a Diverse Sociocultural Context. Sociological Forum34(2), 337–360.

Johnston, J., Baumann, S., & Oleschuk, M. (2019). Omnivorousness, distinction, or both? In F. Wherry & I. Woodward (Eds.), Oxford handbook of consumption (pp. 361-380). New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Cairns, K., Johnston, J., & Oleschuk, M. (2018). Calibrating motherhood. In V. Harman, B. Cappellini & C. Faircloth (Eds.), Feeding children inside and outside the home (pp. 174-190). New York: Routledge.

Oleschuk, M. (2017). Foodies of Color: Authenticity and Exoticism in Omnivorous Food Culture. Cultural Sociology, 11(2), 217–233.

Rodney, A., Cappeliez, S., Oleschuk, M., & Johnston, J. (2017). The Online Domestic Goddess: An Analysis of Food Blog Femininities. Food, Culture & Society20(4), 685–707.

Mayan, M., Lo, S., Oleschuk, M., Paucholo, A., & Laing, D. (2017). Leadership in Community-Based Participatory Research: Individual to Collective. Engaged Scholar Journal: Community-Engaged Research, Teaching, and Learning2(2), 11.

Johnston, J., Cairns, K & Oleschuk, M. (2017). A kind diet: Cultivating consumer politics, status, and femininity through ethical eating. In K. Lebesco & P. Naccarato (Eds.), Handbook of food and popular culture (pp. 286-300). London, UK: Bloomsbury.

Oleschuk, M. (2012). Engendering Transnational Foodways: A Case Study of Southern Sudanese Women in Brooks, Alberta. Anthropologica54(1), 119–131.

Public Writing & Engagement

Oleschuk, M., Johnston, J., & Baumann, S. (2021). Foodie tensions in tough times. ASA Footnotes Newsletter, 49(1), 6-7.

Oleschuk, M. (2021). Cooking in Times of Stress. Building Blocks of Resilience, Family Resiliency Center

Oleschuk, M. (2020). Conversation about gender equity considerations for tenure and promotion during COVID‐19. Episode 2.1 of CRStal Radio, the Podcast of the Canadian Review of Sociology.

Oleschuk, M. (2019). How much do we really learn to cook by our mother’s side? Gender & Society Blog.

Cairns, K., Johnston, J., & Oleschuk, M. (2017, October 17). Calibrating extremes: The balancing act of maternal foodwork. Gender & Society Blog

Oleschuk, M., Cairns, K., & Johnston, J. (2016, December 20). Let’s rethink the pressure of cooking family meals during the holidays. Huffington Post Canada