The Department of Sociology welcomes new faculty member Dr. Sean Waite. Previous to joining us, Dr. Waite was an Assistant Professor at Memorial University. He completed his PhD in Sociology at McGill University in 2016.
Dr. Waite’s areas of research include social stratification, labour market inequalities, sexual orientation and labour markets, and quantitative research methods.
His research has been published in excellent journals including Gender & Society, Social Science Research and the Canadian Review of Sociology.
Dr. Waite will be teaching both Introduction to Criminology and Introductory Sociology (Society and You) at the undergraduate level, and a graduate course in Social Stratification during the 2017-18 academic year.
Read more on Sean Waite’s work and his connections with Western in the Social Science news story, "Sean Waite joins the Department of Sociology"