Western Sociology has a historic strength and commitment to research excellence in the field of Population Dynamics and Social Inequality. Our productive and internationally recognized faculty publish in the discipline's most prestigious journals. We offer outstanding research training for graduate students at both the M.A. and Ph.D. levels in the theoretical and empirical study of various dimensions of Population Dynamics and Social Inequality. Western Sociology is also home to award-winning teachers and offers undergraduate programs in both Sociology and Criminology. Check out the above links for more information about our academic programs and faculty.


  • In Memoriam
    Rajulton Fernando
    , demographer and professor emeritus in the Department of Sociology, passed away on December 11th 2018, in London. Rajulton was an excellent colleague, who made important research contributions in the areas of fertility, mortality and migration. He was a strong mentor to graduate students, especially during his years as graduate program chair, and in teaching graduate-level statistics. He will be missed. Read the In Memoriam from Canadian Population Society.