Peer supporters from the City of Hamilton’s Xperience Annex program participated in a drop-in course taught by Social Sciences professor, Tina Fetner during this weeks visit to the McMatser campus.
Jan 20, 2017
McMaster Maurauder, Kristian Ferreira is a leader on the soccer field, on the campus and in the community.
Nov 26, 2016
The Department of Sociology's Dr. Vic Satzewich comments on Kellie Leitch's use of his book 'Points of Entry: How Canada’s Visa Officers Decide Who Gets' In' in Wednesday night’s Conservative leadership debate in an op-ed featured in The Globe and Mail.
Nov 11, 2016
Tony Dean, ’80 M.A., Sociology is one of six senators appointed last week to fill vacancies in Ontario. Read the Globe and Mail article.
Nov 08, 2016
McMaster University Department of Sociology's, Philip White, an expert in elite sport and social class, comments on Hockey Canada's role in making Canada's nation sport accessible for everyone in The Hamilton Spectator
Nov 08, 2016
Guest Lecturer | Kimberly Pernell-Gallagher, Assistant Professor of Sociology, University of Toronto Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016 3:30pm – 5pm BSB 104
Oct 19, 2016
McMaster Sociology faculty Dr. Marisa Young was the 2016 winner of the Reuben Hill Award from the National Council on Family Relations (NCFR).
Sep 21, 2016
Katie Steeves, “She’s My Pastor” Stories of Women Who Hear the Call to Ministry, Tuesday, September 20, 2016, 12:30 - 1:20 PM, Hurlburt Hall, McMaster Divinity College.
Sep 12, 2016
Judging Women’s Sexual Agency: Contemporary Sex Wars in the Legal Terrain of Prostitution and Polygamy
Dr. Melanie Heath , former McMaster PhD student Jessica Braimoh, and McMaster doctoral candidate Julie Gouweloos have published: Melanie Heath, Jessica Braimoh, and Julie Gouweloos. 2016. "Judging Women’s Sexual Agency: Contemporary Sex Wars in the Legal Terrain of Prostitution and Polygamy," Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society 42(1): 199-225.
Sep 05, 2016
McMaster Sociology Professor Neil McLaughlin and former McMaster PhD student and now Chair of the Sociology Department at Lakehead University Antony Puddephatt write about the "Sociology Wars" in the International Sociological Association on-line journal Global Dialogue.
Sep 01, 2016
Dr. Jeff Denis recently published an opinion piece in The Hamilton Spectator based on his extensive research and public sociology on issues of racism, inequality and indigenous treaty rights in Canada.
Jul 12, 2016
Dr. Tina Fetner has an analysis of trends about the changing attitudes in the United States about gay and lesbian rights in Contexts, a public outreach journal of the American Sociological Association.
Jul 01, 2016
Dr. Jeff Denis published an opinion piece in the Thunder Bay Chronicle Journal newspaper on public opinion on indigenous issues.
Jun 26, 2016
Dr. Marisa Young participated in the Half-day Conference: Healthy Children and Families. One of five speakers, she was speaking on "Neighbourhood Influences on Parents’ Work-Family Conflict and the Implications for Child Health and Well-Being.” This half-day conference was part of the “Big Ideas, Better Cities” series.
Jun 23, 2016
Sociology Professor Gregory Hooks is interviewed about his research that challenges the alleged economic benefits to rural American towns of building prisons.
Jun 14, 2016
The Canadian Sociological Association present this year's John Porter Book Award to McMaster Sociology Professor Dr. Vic Satzewich, for Points of Entry: How Canada’s Immigration Officers Decide Who Gets In (2015).
May 31, 2016
Recently defended PhD student Roger Pizarro Milian has published (with Scott Davies and David Zarifa) "Barriers to Differentiation: Applying Organizational Studies to Ontario Higher Education." in the Canadian Journal of Higher Education, 46(1): 19-37. This piece examines organizational forces that mediate the efficacy of current differentiation policies within the Ontario public university sector.
May 02, 2016
Dr. Jeff Denis presented a paper based on his research on indigenous issues and de-colonialization in Canada in April 2016 at a symposium in Melbourne, Australia on The Non-Indigenous Responsibility to Engage: Scoping Reconciliation and Its Alternatives.
Apr 30, 2016
Dr. Tina Fetner has put together a toolkit published by The American Sociological Association for taking sociological research to a wider audience, from writing Op-Eds, using Social Media and doing media interviews.
Apr 29, 2016
Dr. Tina Fetner comments on anti LBGT moral panics in the United States, with regards to the controversial public bathroom legislations that are currently being debated.
Apr 27, 2016
...in response to a recently published study on boy-girl birth ratios among immigrants to Canada.
Apr 12, 2016