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.

Up for promotion

Dr. Kim Shuey is being considered for promotion to Professor. Anyone wishing to make a written submission can do so until Sept. 3, 2021. pdf Public solicitation notice.

Exits and Entrances

Kaitlynn Mendes

We are very pleased to welcome Kaitlyn Mendes to the department. She is an Associate Professor who focuses on issues of gender and media.

Huijing Wu

Huijing Wu joined us as a Postdoctoral Fellow, working with Rachel Margolis until 2023


Congratulations are in order

Xiaoxi Wang won the Policy Pitch Prize in the CRDCN National Policy Challenge for her presentation, "Homeownership Gap between Immigrants and the Canadian-born: Implication for Canada’s Housing Strategy."

Janice Forsyth's book Reclaiming Tom Longboat won the North American Society for Sport History (NASSH) Book Award.

Anna Zajacova was named as a Western University Faculty Scholar for 2021.

Sean Waite was included as a member of Western's Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Council.

Tess Hooks was honoured by UWOFA with the Tom Murphy Memorial Award for Outstanding Service to UWOFA.

Stephen Sartor and Anthony Jehn were winners of the 2021 CRSA Graduate Student Academic Competition.

Lorna Ferguson Launched the Missing Persons Research Hub.