Department of Sociology



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  • PhD Candidate, Thomas MacDonald chatted about his research on digital media piracy in the CFRC Radio Kingston studio with Think: Digital Futures, a program on 107.3 a campus community radio station in Sydney, Australia! The talk will be available sometime in April here.  

  • Are you thinking about Grad Studies? Join the Faculty of Arts and Science for a day of actives to experience what being a grad student at Queen’s is like first hand. Register for the event and remember to attend Sociology’s Open House on March 7 at 3pm-4pm to meet with graduate students and faculty in Macintosh-Corry Hall, D411.

  • Dr. David Lyon is an invited Academic Visitor at several Australian universities during mid-February to the end of March 2019. He will speak at the University of Queensland, Brisbane; the University of Sydney; the Australian National University, Canberra; Monash University, and Deakin University, Melbourne. His topics cover ‘Surveillance Capitalism and Surveillance Culture,’ ‘Private Surveillance Companies Monitoring Civil Society,’ and ‘Surveillance and the Decline of Trust.’”