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Submitted by sandra.grills2 on Tue, 01/12/2016 - 11:18am

Recent News from the Department

Researcher Pernille Goodbrand invites renters of 'illegal suites' to share their experiences for a study entitled The Missing Perspective: The Experience of Renters Living in Informal Secondary Suites in Calgary.

Congratulations to Dr. Jenny Godley on two great achievements: 1) The University of Calgary's 2014 GREAT Supervisor Award (http://grad.ucalgary.ca/faculty-supervision/greatsupervisor-awards), and 2) the Society of Research Administrators International Rod Rose Award for the best article of 2013 in the Society's flagship journal, the Journal of Research Administration.  

The French-Canadian association of Alberta offered its 2014 Award of excellence on immigration to Dr. Amal Madibbo in recognition of her significant contributions to the understanding of diversity and the impacts of immigration on the Francophone communities of Alberta.

The book, Restorying Indigenous Leadership: Wise Practices in Community Development, is a foundational resource of the most recent scholarship on Indigenous leadership. 

Dr. Dean Curran has an MSc in the Philosophy of the Social Sciences from the London School of Economics and completed his PhD in Sociology at Queen’s University, Canada in 2013.

The Department of Sociology is pleased to welcome Dr. Ted McCoy as an instructor in and Coordinator of the Law and Society Program.

Congratulations to Dr. Annette Tezli and Dr. Jyoti Gondek —  two newly minted Sociology Doctoral Graduates who "walked the stage" with their PhDs this June, 2014. 

Dr. Jim Frideres, Emeritus Professor of Sociology: Research in the Field - Afghanistan Teacher Certification and Accreditation Project [TCAP-Afghanistan]

Sociology students recognized for their exceptional performance. The awards were given on the basis of nominations received from Sociology faculty and adjudicated by the Sociology Student Awards Committee. 

Sociology Associate Professor Amal Madibbo is profiled by Allison Myers in the Spring/Summer 2014 edition of U Magazine.

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