Department of Sociology



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  • Congrats to all our Graduates!

  • PhD candidate Debra Mackinnon and Steven Richardson examined the privacy implications of wearable technology in Canadian workplaces. See article in the Toronto Sun

  • Dr. David Murakami Wood, a member of the Royal Society of Canada, discusses if home webcam's are safe on CKWS TV.


  • Congratulations to PhD candidate Mandi Veenstra and MA Alumni ('15), Marlee Keenan on their recent co-authored book chapter publication “Manufacturing Ideologies of the “Bad” Mother: Aboriginal Mothering, “Neglectful” Caregiving, and Symbolic Violence in the Ontario Child Welfare System” in Bad Mothers: Representations, Regulations, and Resistance.

  • Congratulations to PhD candidate Midori Ogasawara on her recent publication, Snowden Talks About the Horrors of a Surveillance Society: The complete record of an exclusive interview. Her research is also featured in Issue 10 of (e)AFFECT

Queen's Sociology provides a welcoming, innovative, and well-resourced environment for undergraduate, Master's and Doctoral students. Along with solid training in theory and methodology, the Department offers a broad spectrum of teaching and supervision in contemporary Sociology as well as the opportunity to concentrate in Media, Information, and Surveillance; Criminology and Law; and Power, Inequalities and Social Justice. Use the tabs above to learn more about our programs, our current research, and visit faculty members' particular research and teaching profiles.