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  • Congratulations to those who presented papers at the American Sociological Association 2019 Annual Meeting on August 10-13 in New York, NY. L-R: Dr. Michael Siciliano, PhD Candidate, Thomas MacDonald, PhD Candidate, Rui Hou, Dr. Norma Möllers, and PhD Candidate, Sylvia Grills.

  • Congratulations to Dr. Sytsma, winner of the inaugural Sociology Award for Distinguished Contribution. This is not only new to our department, but is among the first in the University. Dr. Sytsma shall receive the award at the 50th anniversary of the Department of Sociology.

  • The Department of Sociology is very pleased to welcome Dr. Michael Siciliano to the Department, who joins us from The University of Southern California. Michael has a PhD from UCLA in labour, management and technology with a focus on digital cultural platforms. In the upcoming academic year, Michael will be teaching SOCY-931 New Media Cultures (Fall term), as well as SOCY-336 Work and Technology and SOCY-428 The Future of Work (both in the Winter term).

  • Come help us celebrate 50 years for the Department of Sociology on September 21, 2019! All alumni and former faculty, staff and friends as well as current faculty, staff and students are invited. Space is limited! For more information, follow this link: