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Department of Anthropology

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Graduate Programs

A graduate experience that fosters close mentorship with faculty members who are leading scholars in the fields of Gender, Sexuality and Family; Political Sociology, Social Movements and Policy; Race, Ethnicity, and Immigration; Social Inequality; Social Psychology; and Sociology of Work and Occupations.

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Discover the Department of Sociology. We are one of the largest departments on campus. The outstanding quality and diversity of our department is one of our greatest strengths.


The department has close to 25 members. There is a strong research focus and we pride ourselves on the impact of our research. Our dynamic research program covers a wide range of sociological and interdisciplinary research.

Undergraduate Studies

Pursue undergraduate studies in Sociology with a three or four-year Bachelor’s degree, or give yourself an edge in the marketplace by adding a Sociology minor to your studies.

To keep people — and their money — safe online, regulate dating platforms

PhD candidate, Carlo Charles, was featured in the Conversation.
May 05, 2022

A sociodemographic profile of Ukrainian-Canadians

A study by Max Stick (PhD Candidate, McMaster) and Dr. Feng Hou (Statistics Canada), was recently published in Statistics Canada’s Economic and Social Reports. The article titled “A socio-demographic profile of Ukrainian-Canadians” provides an overview of the geographic distribution of Ukrainian-Canadians and their socio-demographic characteristics.
May 03, 2022

Why are men having more orgasms than women in heterosexual relationships?

Nicole Andrejek was published in The Conversation.
Apr 27, 2022

Canadian Sociological Association Congress Graduate Student Merit Award

Max Stick is this year's recipient for the Canadian Sociological Association Congress Student Merit Award
Apr 25, 2022

Daniel G. Hill Graduate Scholarship in support of Black Excellence award

Shaunette George receives the Daniel G. Hill Graduate Scholarship in support of Black Excellence award
Apr 22, 2022

Canadian Sociological Association Outstanding Graduate Student Awards

Ruth Repchuck and Brandon Reimer are the recipients for the PhD and MA Canadian Sociological Association Outstanding Graduate Student Awards
Apr 22, 2022