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Sociology is hiring! We are seeking a talented scholar, with expertise in criminology, to join our faculty as Assistant Professor for a two-year limited term starting July 1, 2020. See the pdf job ad for details, and pass it on to interested colleagues.

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Media Buzz

Feb. 19, 2020 audio "What's behind London's population growth?" London Morning

Feb. 18, 2020 "London population growth rate among fastest in Canada" CBC News

Feb. 17, 2020 audio "How often are people getting divorced in Canada?" London Morning

Feb. 13, 2020 "Canada's divorce is data revealing—and still murky"

Feb. 13, 2020 "Divorce data revealing – and still murky" Western News

Feb. 10, 2020 "In Conversation: Rachel Margolis on Divorce Trends in Canada" Vanier Institute

Jan. 24, 2020 "Policing partnership puts big data on patrol" Western News

Oct. 13, 2019 "Who is Canada's middle class?" CBC News

Oct. 12, 2019 "Forsyth book chronicles Indigenous sport, politics" Western News

Sept. 27, 2019 "Honourees for 2019 Atlohsa Peace Awards unveiled" CTV News

Sept. 10, 2019 "Western emerging generation among New College" Western News

Aug. 7, 2019 "Estudio asegura que tener hijos hace miserables a las parejas" Grupo Fórmula

Aug. 1, 2019 "Transgender Canadian cyclist wins key battle in human-rights complaint over policing of athlete gender" National Post

July 31, 2019 audio"What does 'middle class' really mean, anyway?" The Big Story

July 16, 2019 "What does it mean to be working class in Canada?" Macleans

July 7, 2019 "Alone: The decline of the family has unleashed an epidemic of loneliness" Jewish World Review

July 4, 2019 "The Future of Canadian Policing Is Turning Teachers Into Cops" Vice

June 28, 2019 audio "Dying For A Photo" Connecticut Public Radio

June 14, 2019 "First Things First: Kinship and the breakdown of the family" Times Free Press

June 3, 2019 "Alone" City Journal

May 26, 2019 "Sex-Testing Female Athletes Has Nothing To Do With Fairness" HuffPost

May 22, 2019 "Home game: Rethinking Canada through Indigenous hockey" The Conversation

May 16, 2019 "Olympic sport is no longer safe for women. Here’s why" Globe and Mail

May 1, 2019 "Five important things to know about the Caster Semenya ruling" Daily Xtra

May 1, 2019 "The Recent Ruling Against Olympian Caster Semenya Is Unfair" Flare

Apr. 24, 2019 "London artists welcome public into their studios" London Free Press

Apr. 15, 2019 "Gender verification called into question"

Apr. 15, 2019 "Retired from careers, active in art: London trio new to studio tour" London Free Press

Apr. 7, 2019 "Según un estudio, un hijo es lo más perjudicial para la felicidad" CC News

Apr. 4, 2019 "WashU Expert: New labor laws would strengthen unions, fight income inequalities" The Source

Mar. 9, 2019 "„Manchmal wache ich nachts auf und habe Angst“" WIRTSCHAFT

Mar. 6, 2019 "A new podcast looks at hockey through an inclusive lens — and recasts our national identity" CBC

Mar. 5, 2019 "Decolonizing Canada’s national game" Queen's Gazette