Department of Sociology

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  • Apply for Graduate Studies

    Applications are open for our MA and PhD graduate programs. Our deadline for applications is February 1, 2017. Learn about our programs and apply.

  • The Department of Sociology welcomes submissions to our annual graduate student conference, Interconnection: Navigating People, Society, and Culture on April 28, 2017. Read the full story

  • PhD Candidate Midori Ogasawara is featured in the Issue 10 (e)AFFECT Vice-Principal (Research) magazine. Photo: Greg Black and Author: Leigh Cameron. Read the full story 

  • Congratulations to Dr. David Murakami Wood on his appointment to the Royal Society of Canada’s College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists program. Read the full story

  • Congratulations to our 2016-2017 SSHRC Canada Graduate Scholarship-Master's (CGS-M) recipients. L-R: Kyle Curlew, Rachel Langer and Paige McGillivray.


  • Congratulations to Dr. Sarita Srivastava on her receipt of the Society of Graduate and Professional Students (SGPS) Faculty/Staff Excellence Award. Read the full story

  • Congratulations to our 2016-2017 SSHRC Joseph-Armand Bombardier CGS Doctoral Scholarship recipients. L-R: Mandi Veenstra and Steven Richardson.

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.