Department News

Research News

Project News

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Sept. 16, 2019 Health of multiracial children is more than just black and white

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

June 21, 2018 Willson, Shuey and Heidinger trace the lasting impact of experiences

Jan. 18, 2018 Quan-Haase finds seniors are more connected than many of us think

Mar. 2012 CIHR Grant awarded for Longitudinal Health Research Project


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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

Aug 2012 Huey, Fthenos, Hryniewicz article on resiliency of victimized homeless women

May 2012 Huey, Fthenos, Hryniewicz article on access to mental health services for traumatized homeless women

Workshops & Conferences

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May 2012 Shuey and Willson present at CSA Annual Meeting

People News

Honours and Promotions

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Sept. 27, 2019 Jerry White to be honoured with Atlohsa Peace Award

Sept. 10, 2019 Janice Forsyth named to College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists

May 8, 2019 Tracey Adams receives John Porter Tradition of Excellence Book Award

Sept. 26, 2018 NCFR recognizes Paul Amato and Sarah Patterson for outstanding family research

Apr. 5, 2018 Dr. Sarah Patterson won 1st place in the 2018 3-Minute Research Competition of the Postdoctoral Research Forum

Mar. 27, 2018 Margolis named Western University Faculty Scholar for 2018

Nov 2013 Connidis awarded Wiley's Inaugural Alexis Walker Award

May 2013 Corrigall-Brown to receive CSA Early Investigator Award

Sept 2012 Avison elected Chair of Council for Canadian Child Health Research

Sept 2012 Avison elected CAHS Fellow

June 2012 Connidis elected Fellow of Gerontological Society of America

May 2012 Adams wins Best Article Award

May 2012 McMullin named to top international post

Nov 2011 Huey and Paré promoted

Student Achievements

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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

Apr. 25, 2018 Leona Bruijns receives 2018 Vanier Canada Scholarship to research engaging men allies to transform a rape culture: Social Science feature, Western News story .

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

May 2013 Nicole Etherington earns Women's Health Scholars Award

Nov 2012 Muhammad Raza successfully completed PhD thesis

Sept 2012 Ryan Broll, Robert Nonomura and Hart Walker awarded external scholarships

Sept 2012 Claire Henderson successfully completed MA thesis

Aug 2012 Ph.D. students Fthenos and Hryniewicz published

June 2012 Jason Novick successfully completed MA thesis

June 2012 Sociology TAs recognized for excellence

June 2012 Pamela Glatt successfully completed MA thesis

May 2012 Ph.D. students Fthenos and Hryniewicz published

Apr 2012 Diana Szabo successfully completed MA thesis

Apr 2012 Secil Erdogan sucessfully completed PhD thesis

Apr 2012 Heather Maddocks successfully completed PhD thesis

Apr 2012 Zach Young successfully completed MA thesis

Apr 2012 Lauren Korosec successfully completed MA thesis

Apr 2012 Sara Driessens successfully completed MA thesis

Mar 2012 Thesis Research Grant awarded to Annaliese Pope

Mar 2012 Ching Jiangqin Du successfully completed PhD thesis

Mar 2012 Aisha Birani to join workshop in Spain to further dissertation research

July 2011 Mehmet Aysan successfully completed PhD thesis

Apr 2011 Ryan Mazan successfully completed PhD thesis

Exits and Entrances

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June 30, 2019 Ingrid Connidis retired from full-time service and is now Professor Emerita ... more time for art

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

Sept. 1, 2017 Sarah Patterson arrived in Sept. 2017 as Postdoctoral Fellow

June 30, 2013 Paul Whitehead retired from full-time service and is now Professor Emeritus

June 2013 Danièle Bélanger left Western to join Laval University faculty


July 2012 Sociology welcomes Professor Kate H. Choi

July 2012 In memoriam: Professor Emeritus Benjamin Singer