Western Sociology has a strong commitment to research excellence, an outstanding reputation for teaching and mentorship of students, and is known for making real world impact. Our department has unique strengths in Social Inequality, Population Dynamics, and Quantitative Methods and we do research and offer courses across four key areas of sociology: Health and the Life Course, Power and Justice, Social Demography and Migration, and Work and the Economy. Explore our website for more information about our research, undergraduate and graduate academic programs, faculty, and staff.

News and Updates

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New program provides leadership opportunities for Black students in the community

Western News article featuring PhD graduate, Yvonne Asare-Bediako.

Motherhood deferred: US median age for giving birth hits 30

Kate Choi spoke with AP News about deferred motherhood.

How London got 'on the map' for immigration amid boom

Michael Haan spoke with The London Free Press about immigrantion in the London region.