Graduate Students’ Annual Reports Due

An Annual Progress Report for Graduate Students will be submitted in June.  The Report consists of three parts.  The first part must be completed by the student, the second by the student and the supervisor and the third by the Unit’s Graduate Coordinator.   Please note that the two first sections of the report completed and […]

New department member Kristin Hopewell

The department of sociology and unit 6 of the Barber School of Arts and Sciences welcomes Kristin Hopewell as a new faculty member beginning 1 July 2012. Kristin originates from Toronto and is about to defend her PhD dissertation at the University of Michigan at Lansing.  Her area of specialization is globalization and global governance […]


Dr. Luis LM Aguiar is conducting fieldwork in Mexico City and Dublin, Ireland in May and June as part of his SSHRC funded study on organizing cleaners transnationally.

Sociologists active participants at CALACS Congress at UBC Okanagan campus

At this Congress, Dr. Ricardo Trumper is a discussant in a Panel on “Labor Migration of Mexican and Central Americans to North America.” Dr. Patricia Tomic moderates a Panel on “Violence and Social Politics of Inequality,” and acts as a discussant on “Latino Americanos y sus vidas como migrantes,” also at the CALAS Congress. In […]

Indigenous issues focus of global conference at UBC

New Horizons in the Struggle for Decolonization set for May 18 to 20