Department of Sociology

Queen's University
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  • Congratulations to PhD Candidate Midori Ogasawara on her receipt of the Mitacs Globalink Research Award for her dissertation entitled, National ID Systems and Techniques of Population Control: The development of surveillance-assisted political economy from colonial to neoliberal times in Japan.

  • 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

  • Dr. David Lyon receiving an honorary doctorate for his internationally acclaimed work in surveillance from the President of Università della Svizzera Italiana, Switzerland.

  • 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

Welcome to the Department of Sociology

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.