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Department of Anthropology

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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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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.

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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.

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.

Max Stick has new publication on gender attitudes in Canadian sports

McMaster Sociology Ph.D. Candidate Max Stick has a new publication in The Journal of Men’s Studies.
Apr 01, 2021

Karen Robson and Nicole Malette awarded an Ontario Council on Articulation and Transfer (ONCAT) grant

McMaster Sociology Professor Karen Robson and Nicole Malette awarded an Ontario Council on Articulation and Transfer (ONCAT) grant
Mar 26, 2021

Sociology Speaker Series: Dr. Cynthia Cranford

The Department of Sociology and the School of Labour Studies invites you to “Home Care Fault Lines: Understanding Tensions & Creating Alliances” by Dr. Cynthia Cranford, University of Toronto on Wednesday, March 24.
Mar 15, 2021

McMaster Sociology Professor Vic Satzewich’s receives Metropolis Canada Award of Excellence

Metropolis Canada Awards of Excellence has awarded McMaster Sociology Professor Vic Satzewich the Researcher Award. This national award recognizes and celebrate outstanding contributions to the field of immigration and settlement in Canada.
Feb 22, 2021

The fifth edition of Dr. Vic Satzewich’s book, 'Race' and Ethnicity in Canada: A Critical Introduction, published

Described as “the most concise and accessible introduction to ‘race’ and ethnicity in Canada” by Oxford University Press, the fifth edition of McMaster Sociology Professor Vic Satzewich’s book, 'Race' and Ethnicity in Canada: A Critical Introduction, has been published by the Press.
Feb 22, 2021

Marisa Young’s research on student mental health and COVID-19 featured in the Daily News

McMaster Sociology Associate Professor and Canada Research Chair, Marisa Young examines student mental health and COVID-19
Feb 12, 2021