July 17, 2019 Wolfgang Lehmann on education and the working class
July 16, 2019 What does it mean to be working class in Canada?
Apr. 25, 2019 University students feel they need better basic skills
Jan. 11, 2019 Use of parental leave unequal, despite policy objectives
Dec. 13, 2018 Denice research shows labour unions benefit all workers
Oct. 2019 Janice Forsyth's new book Reclaiming Tom Longboat was featured in Western News "Forsyth book chronicles Indigenous sport, politics"
Aug. 2018 Tracey L. Adams' in-depth research on self-regulating professions in Canada provides a clear picture of the creation of the professional landscape and how impotant this has been in building Canadian institutions and society in her new book, Regulating Professions: The Emergence of Professional Self-Regulation in Four Canadian Provinces .
Jan. 2018 Trower and Lehmann's article "Strategic Escapes: Negotiating motivations of personal growth and instrumental benefits in the decision to study abroad" was one of the British Educational Research Journal's top 20 most downloaded papers in the 12 months after online publication.
Jan. 2016 Lehmann and Taylor's article "On the Role of Habitus and Field in Apprenticeships" was shortlisted for WES 2016 SAGE Prize for Innovation and Excellence
Jan. 2015 Wolfgang Lehmann's article
Sept. 27, 2019 Jerry White to be honoured with Atlohsa Peace Award
Apr. 5, 2018 Dr. Sarah Patterson won 1st place in the 2018 3-Minute Research Competition of the Postdoctoral Research Forum
Sept 2012 Avison elected CAHS Fellow
May 2012 Adams wins Best Article Award
Nov 2011 Huey and Paré promoted
Sept. 17, 2019 Bertina Lou commended in Undergraduate Awards 2019
June 6, 2019 Stephen Sartor wins Graduate Teaching Award
Apr. 19, 2018 Eugena Kwon was in the top 25 SSHRC storytellers for Congress 2018 competition. Watch her video: Examining the Role of Food Literacy in Shaping Immigrant Integration Experiences in Canada
Mar. 26, 2018 PhD student Awish Aslam was an award winner in the 2016-17 Ontario Graduate Policy Research Challenge. Read Turning the paper into policy
July 2013 Annaliese Pope invited by Zapatistas
June 2012 Sociology TAs recognized for excellence
June 30, 2019 James Cote retired from full-time service and is now Professor Emeritus.
June 30, 2019 Bill Marshall retired
Aug. 14, 2019 Sarah Patterson finished her post-doc. Read her reflections.
Aug. 30, 2019 Julie McMullin left Western to serve as Vice-President Academic & Provost at Mount Saint Vincent University
Dec. 11, 2018 In Memoriam: Rajulton Fernando
July 1, 2018 Patrick Denice joins Sociology
June 30, 2018 Anton Allahar retired from full-time service and is now Professor Emeritus
June 30, 2018 Charles G. Levine retired from full-time service and is now Professor Emeritus
Jan. 1, 2018 David Calnitsky joins Sociology