Western University SociologyFaculty of Social Science


It's all about people

Sociology is the place where we're all about people. Not just as societies, cultures and institutions, but also as individuals. And to satisfy your  fascination with people, we have collected here helpful directories, and interesting profiles. Their profiles are also a portal to read many of their publications, and learn about ongoing research.  Finally, we heartily invite you to come meet our researchers, faculty, graduate students, and staff at the many interdisciplinary Sociology events.

Exits and Entrances

Anna Zajacova joins Department of Sociology

Anders Holm joins Department of Sociology

New CRC Chair in Migration and Ethnic Relations

Welcome to Michael Haan, who has joined Sociology and stepped into the new CRC Chair in Migration and Ethnic Relations. He will be engaging in intensive research on immigration, settlement and the labour market in partnership with Citizenship and Immigration Canada, Employment and Skills Development Canada, and Statistics Canada.

New addition in Criminology

Dale Ballucci has come to us from the University of New Brunswick to enhance our criminology research and teaching. Welcome.

Robert Andersen returns to Western

A former student in Sociology and Political Science at Western, Robert Andersen is has returned as a Professor of Sociology and has been appointed the new Dean of the Faculty of Social Science. He is also cross-appointed in the Department of Statistics and Actuarial Sciences and the Department of Political Science.

Congratulations are in order

Allahar receives CSA Lifetime Achievement Award

Professor Anton Allahar was presented with the Caribbean Studies Association Lifetime Achievement Award on May 30, 2014

Connidis awarded Wiley's Inaugural Alexis Walker Award

Professor Ingrid Connidis has been honoured in recognition for her pioneering research in family studies.