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
Sociology Student Kristian Ferreira, was featured in last month Pathways newsletter.
Feb 29, 2016
Sociology MA student Christa Jonathan played a leadership role in putting together a student organized conference on indigenous health issues in Jan 2016.
Jan 13, 2016
Dr. Vic Satzewich 2014 article "Canadian Visa Officers and the Social Construction of 'Real' Spousal Relationships" in the Canadian Review of Sociology (CRS) was the most-downloaded CRS article in 2015 (with 865 downloads). It was the second-most popular downloaded article in 2014 with 1,112 download.
Dec 31, 2015
Dr. Lina Samuel published "Family, Religion and the Re-Terriotoriazation of Culture Within the South Asian Diaspora" in Guida Man and Rina Cohen (editors) Engendering Transnational Voices (Wilfred Laurier Press, 2015).
Dec 11, 2015
Dr. Phillipa Chong article,"A Post-Bourdieusian Sociology of Valuation and Evaluation for the Field of Cultural Production" (2016) is forthcoming in Routledge Handbook of Sociology edited by Stefan Beljean, Phillipa Chong, and Michèle Lamont.
Nov 19, 2015
Dr. Victor Satzewich was interviewed by Global National News and CTV National News on China's announcement of the end of its one child policy. And by the Toronto Star, National Post Radio and Blacklock's Reporter (Ottawa) on the Canadian Government's Syrian refugee resettlement plans.
Oct 29, 2015
In conversation with Ted Hewitt, President - Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC).
Oct 23, 2015
Dr. Jasmin Hristov ( assistant professor in sociology and author of Paramilitarism and Neoliberalism: Violent Systems of Capital Accumulation in Colombia and Beyond ) spoke on the TV program Global Journalist on the topic "Colombia's Deal with the FARC". The participants were high profile political leaders and journalists: Mauricio Rodriguez, an adviser to Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos, Sibylla Brodzinsky, a freelance journalist whose work has appeared in The Guardian and The Economist and Ricardo Avila, editor-in-chief of Portafolio and deputy editor-in-chief of El Tiempo.
Oct 15, 2015
Dr. Marisa Young has published the following articles: Young, Marisa, Jean Wallace and Alicia Polachek. 2015, “Gender Differences in Perceived Domestic Equity: A Study of Professionals.” Journal of Family Issues, 36(13), 1751-1781.
Sep 30, 2015
Dr. Melanie Heath has accepted the position of Secretary/Treasurer for the Research Group RC32, Women in Society for the International Sociological Association.
Sep 15, 2015
Dr. Lisa Kaida has published the following article: “Ethnic Variations in Immigrant Poverty Exit and Female Employment: The Missing Link” Demography 52(2): 485-511.
Apr 16, 2015
Work-Family Conflict in Context: The Impact of Structural and Perceived Neighbourhood Disadvantage on Work-Family Conflict.
Young, Marisa. 2015. “Work-Family Conflict in Context: The Impact of Structural and Perceived Neighbourhood Disadvantage on Work-Family Conflict.” Social Science Research, 50, 311-327.
Mar 12, 2015
Contact Theory in a Small-Town Settler-Colonial Context: The Reproduction of Laissez-Faire Racism in Indigenous-White Canadian Relations
Dr. Jeffrey Denis has published an article, “Contact Theory in a Small-Town Settler-Colonial Context: The Reproduction of Laissez-Faire Racism in Indigenous-White Canadian Relations.” in the American Sociological Review 80(1): 218-242.
Feb 06, 2015
Playing Nice, Being Mean, and the Space in Between: Book Critics and the Difficulties of Writing Bad Reviews
Dr. Phillipa Chong published “Playing Nice, Being Mean, and the Space in Between: Book Critics and the Difficulties of Writing Bad Reviews” in the book Moments of Valuation (Oxford University Press: 2015) edited by Antal, Hutter and Stark.
Sep 06, 2014