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  • Interested in pursuing a Master of Arts or a Doctor of Philosophy in Sociology? Application deadline is January 15. Apply Now!

  • Dr. Levine-Rasky co-edit's book, We Resist: Defending the Common Good in Hostile Times. The book will appear in the summer 2020 catalogue of McGill-Queen’s University Press.


  • Dr. Sytsma collaborating with cannabis experts from the Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction on two studies: Monitoring Canada’s Cannabis Use and Procurement Trends and Monitoring Canada’s Cannabis Trends: Changes in Workplace Use and Impaired Driving over Time. The research relies on data from the National Cannabis Survey.

  • This year marks the official launch of Queen’s University’s first-ever Undergraduate Journal of Sociology. In honour of this very special milestone,  the Sociology department is thrilled to introduce the inaugural issue of Phenomena. Published on a biannual basis, the journal is designed to celebrate you – the incredible minds of Queen’s University. Please visit the website if you want to be featured in the next issue.

  • The Department of Sociology, in conjunction with the Krader Project at McMaster University, will host an international conference at the Donald Gordon Centre on May 8th and 9th, 2020. Please see call for papers. For further information, contact Rob Beamish.