Department of Sociology



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  • Congratulations to Queen’s Sociology PhD student Ashley DePaola on the 2017 Doctoral SSHRC!

  • Congratulations to David Lyon who has been awarded the 2017 Award for Excellence in Graduate Supervision by the School of Graduate Studies. The application supported by his students pointed to his achievements as a researcher as well as a graduate student mentor.


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

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.