Jorge Virchez

Jorge Virchez

Full Professor

Department of Geography
Arts
P-330B, R.D. Parker Building Sudbury Campus

Biography

2020 Lauréat Teaching Fellow (Culture &  International Education)

2019 Director: Good Food Box (NGO  food security)

2018 Director: Junction Creek Stewardship Committee (Restoration & Conservation of the biodiversity of  Junction Creek)

2017 Directeur: Boma la Mama (NGO fighting child mortality in Tanzania)

2016 Institutional representative of Laurentian for The World University Service of CAnada (NGO for refugees)

2015 Founder member of the Masters in Indigenous Relations (MIR). 

Education

1991 Ph.D. in Economic Geography. Department of Geography.  Laval University. Québec. Canada

1987 M.Sc. in Animal Husbandry. (Animal Physiology). Department Animal Science. Laval University. Québec. Canada

1979 B.Sc. in Animal Husbandry. (Animal Nutrition). Department of Agronomy. ITESM  Querétaro Unit. Mexico. 

Academic Appointments

2017 Full Professor

1995 Associate Professor

1991 Assistant Professor

Associate Professor

2015 Associate Professor Centre for Canaidan Studies. University of Guangdong. Guangzhou China

Guest Professor

2019 -Département des relations internationales de la Université Uniminuto (UVMD) Bogota. Colombie.

         -Progama de Educacion Etnocultural del Instituto Misionero de Antropologia en Medellin. Colombia

        - Instituto Salesiano. Puertobello. Castilla la Mancha. Espagne.

        -Département de Sociologie et du travail social. Université de Valladolid. Valladolid Castilla Léon. Espagne

2018 -Centre d'études sur L'Amérique du Nord de l' université autonome nationale du Mexique (UNAM). CDMX. Mexico.

         -Département de Psycologie et de travail social de l'université de Jaén Andalusie. Espagne

         - Département d'anthropologie. Université de Jujuy. Jujuy. Argentine

2017 -Département d'anthropologie sociale université de Granada. Granada. Andalusie. Espagne.

         -Département d'Administration. Univerité de la Republique de Uruguay. Montevideo. Uruguay

        -Centre d'études canadiennes Université 

        -Département de sociologie. Université de Córdoba. Coordoba. Argentine.  

2016 -Département d'éducation sociale Université de Castille la Manche Talavera de la Reina. Castilla la MAnche. Espagne

         -Département d'éducation Université de Murcia. Murcia capitale Espagne.

2015 -Centre d'études canadiennes de l'universdité de Guangdong. guangzhou. Chine.

2014 -Département d'anthropologie. Institue d'anthropologie de Macédoine. Skopje. Macédoine du Nord

2013 - Département des Arts Université de Goîas. Goiânia. Brésil

           Nucleo des études canadinnes Université fédérale du Rio grande (FURG). Rio Grande.  RG. Brésil 

2012- Département d'administration . Université de la Republique de'Uruguay. Montevideo. Uruguay

        - Centre d'études canadiennes Université catholique d'Uruguay. Montevideo. Uruguay

        - Centre d'études canadiennes Université ORT. Montevideo. Uruguay. 

Research

  • The poverty
  • Homelessness
  • Aboriginal Studies
  • Canadian Studies
  • Latin American Studies               
  • Asian Studies
  • Environmental remediation
  • Arctic

Awards

  •            2020     Teaching Fellow for 2020-2021. LU Prix d’excellence 2020-2021

               2015      Professeur associé université de Guangdong China

               2011      Visitante distinguido de la Facultad de Derecho y de Ciencias

                            Sociales de la Universidad de Cordoba Argentina.  

               2005      Citoyen honoraire de la Ville de Veracruz. Mexico. Juillet 2005.

               1991     Meilleur thèse de l’année de Doctorat de la Faculté des Lettres de l’université

                           Laval.

Teaching

GEOG 1027F Introduction à la géographie humaine

GEOG 2246F Géographie du Canada

GEOG 3606E Geography of the European Union

GEOG 3826E Brazil and South America

GEOG 4995 Directed Studies



Publications

  • Book/Livre: Marquina-Marquez, A & Virchez, J. 2015. Resiliencia, Subjetividad y  Salud Mental en una Reserva Indígena Canadiense. Ave Publicidad, SA de CV. Ciudad de los Ninos Zapopan Jalisco. Mexico. Pages : 328. ISBN : 978-607-8153-29-9.
  • BooK/Livre: Vuong, T. H et Virchez, J. 2004. Communauté économique de l'Asie-Pacifique. Essai d'anthropologie économique et de géographie politique. Presses Inter-Universitaires Quebec p.150
  • Édition de livres/Books Edited. Orozco,-Quijano, P; García-González, G; Navarrete-Baez, f;Echeagaray, J; Salazar, Echeagaray, T; Vargas, Hernandez, J and Virchez, J. 2017. Retos del Emprendedor en el Siglo XXI. Centro Universitario de Ciencias Economico Administratives. Universidad de Guadalajara. Zapopan Jalisco. México.

  •  Édition de livres/Books Edited. Luanco, Mercedes. 2012. The Story of  an Encounter. Edited and translated. By Thomas Gerry and Jorge Virchez. Scrivener Press. ISBN 978-1-896350-53-0. Virchez, J.;Zeng Xu.;Yan Yi.;Gao Juan.;LuYuan Jun.; Hu Guo Long.; Couture, Fredette, N.;Gravel, E.; Piette, Sh. 1996. The Geography of a Country.       Canada. Edited by Dr. J. Virchez and Prof. Zeng Xu. South West Institute of Technology.  Mianyang Sichuan China. pp. 50

  • Chapter/Chapitre:Navarrete Baez, F; Orozco Quijano, P and Virchez, Jorge. 2017. Desafios del emprendedor ante los retos del mercado y la cosigna de sustentabilidad empresarial en el siglo XXI. In:Retos del Emprendedor en el siglo XXI. Centro Universitario de Ciencias Economico Administrativas. Universidad de Guadalajara. Mexico. Pp:63-82 ISBN : 978-607-742-769-8
  • Chapter/Chapitre: Marquina-Marquez, A; Ruiz-Callado, R & Virchez, J. 2013. El Sistema de reserva indigena como organizacion social de tutela estatal. Dans: Fabra, A & Gimenez A. (Eds). El cambiante mundo de las organizaciones: Teorias, metodologia e investigacion. Editorial Universitat Jaume 1. pp: 603-626
  • Chapter/Chapitre: Nangia, P and Virchez, J. 2013. International Migration and Socioeconomic Development in sending communities. A case Study of Punjab. India. In Percorsi migratori della contemporaneita. forme, pratiche, territori. CUEC eds. University Press Italia pp: 65-81.
  • Chapter/Chapitre: Cachon, J-C; Cotton, B & Virchez, J. 2012. The Impact of Mega-Retail Stores on Small Retail Businesses: The Case of Sudbury, Northern Ontario. In: Changing Economic Environment and Performance of the Nations Canada and India. Ed by Joshi, Hejazi & Bhadarka pp: 34-41
  • Chapter/Chapitre: Virchez, J. 2010. La soberania del Artico canadiense. In: La Circumpolaridad como fenomeno Sociocultural (Pasado, Presente, Futuro) Editorial CICLOP Argentina. pp 234-266.
  • Paper in refereed journals/Article: Al- Hamad, A, Kauppi, C., Montgomery, P., & Virchez, J. (2019). Food Security and the Health Perceptions of Women in Ontario. The International Journal of Interdisciplinary Social and Community Studies. Vol 14 Issue 1: 61-82.
  • Papers in refereed journals/ArticlesNavarrete B, F; Orozco, P et Virchez, J. (2019). Sustainable business Development in the small and medium-sized enterprises in the Guadalajara Metropolitan Area, Jalisco.  Intrinsic of its competitiveness. In: Malopolska School of Economics in Tarno Research Paper. 42 (2): 71-86. 10.25944/Znmwse. 2019.
  • Papers in refereed journalsVargas-Hernández, J. G., Orozco-Quijano, E. P., Virchez, J. (2019). Critical Analysis of Scenarios for small & medium Enterprises in Nafta Renegosiation.Small Business International Review Volumen 3, Número 1.  January – June 2019pp. 1-18. España. DOI:https://doi.org/10.26784/   sbir.v3i1.15 Environment institutional capital, marketing, NAFTA, trade, sustainable development. ISSN 2531-0046.
  • Papers in refereed journals/Article: Al- Hamad, A, Kauppi, C., Virchez, J.& Johnson, J. (2019). Quotidian Practices By Women Facing Food Insecurity in Northeastern and Southwestern Ontario. Food Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal. Vol 8 Issue 3-9 (3): 55-70.doi:10.18848/2160-1933/CGP/v09i03/55-70.
  • Papers in refereed journals/Article: Al- Hamad, A, Kauppi, C., Montgomery, P., & Virchez, J. (2018). Food  Insecurity and Women’s Health in Canada: Does Northern and Southern Ontario Residency Matter? The International Journal of Health, Wellness, and Society 9 (1):1-18. doi:10.18848/2156-8960/CGP/v09i01/1-18.
  • Papers in refereed journals/Article: Vargas-Hernández, J. G., Orozco-Quijano, E. P. y Virchez, J. (2018). Scenarios for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) Provisions in the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) Renegotiation.  A critical analysis of challenges and opportunities). Escenarios para disposiciones de pequeñas y medianas empresas (PYME) en el Acuerdo de Libre Comercio de América del Norte (NAFTA) Renegociación. Un análisis crítico de los desafíos y oportunidades Neumann Business Review   Vol 4 N° 2 | Diciembre  2018 pp.44-51  Escuela de Postgrado Neumann BusinessSchool. DOI:http://dx.doi.org/10.22451/3006.nbr2018.vol4.2.10028 Key Words: Challenge,NAFTA, opportunity, renegotiation, scenario, SMEs. ISSN: 2412-3730
  • Papers in refereed journal/Article: Vargas-Hernández, J. G., Orozco-Quijano, E. P., Virchez, J. (2018). Critical Analysis On Institutional Capital On Trade And Environmentally Sustainable Development Under NAFTA. SocioEconomic Challenges, Volume 2, Issue 4, 21-31. Ukraine. https://doi.org/10.21272/sec.4(2).21-31.2018. environment, institutional capital, marketing, NAFTA, trade, sustainable development. ISSN (print) – 2520-6621 ISSN (online) – 2520-6214.
  • Papers in refereed journals/Article: Virchez, J; Zepeda, R & Marquina-Marquez, A. 2018. Gobernanza y Paradiplomacia en el Ártico canadiense: el caso del Consejo Circumpolar Inuit. Internacionales: Revista en Ciencias Sociales del Pacifico Mexicano. Culiacan. Sinaloa Mexico. Vol 3 Num 6, 2018 paguinas: 108-132.
  • Papers in refereed journals/ArticleVirchez, J; Zepeda, R. 2017. Economic Paradiplomacy of Canadian Provinces in North America. In: Asian Journal of Canadian Studies. Vol.23 No 2 December 2017.
  • Papers in refereed journals/Article:Marquina-Marquez, A; Virchez, J & Ruiz-Callado, R. 2016.  Postcolonial healing landscape and mental health in a remote Indigenous community in Subarctic Ontario. Canada. In Polar Geography. Vol 39, issue 1, 2016 pages : 20-39.
  • Papers in refereed journals/Article: Marquina-Marquez, Virchez, J & Ruiz-Callado, R  2015. Racionalizacion cultura de adicciones mediante representacion narrativa del trauma poscolonial en reservas indígenas. Interfaces Brasil/Canada. Canoas, v15,n.1, 2015, p.308-346.
  • Papers in refereed journals/Article:Zepeda R; Virchez J; Marquina-Márquez A. 2014. Migration Mexico - United States: dimensions and perspectives In Ethno Anthropo Zoom Institute of Ethology and Antropology. Ss Cyril & Methodius University. Skopje Republic of Macedonia. Pp: 65-89.
  • Papers in refereed journals/Article: Marquina-Marquez, A; Ruiz-Callado R & Virchez, J. 2013. Impacto y consecuencias sociales contemporaneas de las politicas de tutela estatal en las reservas indigenas canadienses. Revista Internacional de Organizaciones No 10. pp 85-107.
  • Papers in refereed journals/Article. Marquina-Marquez, A; Virchez, J & Ruiz-Callado, R  2013. Constructing an Indigenous Model of the Self to Address Cultural and Mental Health Issues in the Canadian Subarctic. International Journal of Circumpolar Sociocultural Issues. Volume 7 number 7/2013 pp: 41-62.ISSN 1851-4685
  • Papers in refereed journals/Article:  Marquina-Marquez; Virchez, J & Ruiz-Callado. 2012. Environmental Health, Indigenous Identity, Cultural Representation and the Production of Ecological Consciousness in Northern Ontario. In International Journal of Sustainable Development pp 231-240
  • Papers in refereed journals/Article. Virchez, J & Faucheux, M. 2012. Life in the James Bay Lowland. Past, Present and Future. Revista Mexicana de Estudios Canadienses, Num 22. Fall/Winter 2011-2012. pp: 29 to 53.

  • Papers ir refereed journals/Article: Virchez, J & Alarcon, M. 2009. Perdiendo el control de la Economia. Canada vende, Estados Unidos Compra. Revista Mexicana de Estudios Canadienses. No 17 pp 57-86
  • Paper/Article: Virchez, J & Brisebois, R. 2007. A Historical and Situational Summary of RElations between Canada and the First Nations: The Case study of the Community of Kashechewan. Revista Mexicana de Estudios Canadienses Numero 14