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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.

Sociology's own Dr. John Manzo has recently been voted first in Fast Forward Weekly's "Best Professor" category (full story). 

Graduate school can be a challenging time in students’ lives, yet these experiences can be much more easily navigated with the help of a caring and supportive Grad Director. In the Department of Sociology, Professor Jean Wallace is just that person. The Graduate Students' Association has recently recognized Jean's efforts with the 'Graduate Administrative Support Award'.

The Department of Sociology's Graduate Student Caucus held its 10th Annual Graduate Research Symposium, "The Ivory Tower and Beyond", March 6-7, 2014.

If theories could have birthday parties, the serious leisure perspective (SLP) would have celebrated its fortieth year in 2013, having been born in 1973 in the study of amateurs in classical music.

The punishing psychological toll endured by military personnel in war zones has been extensively documented for years by researchers, perhaps more than ever in the wake of recent military engagements in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Call for Abstracts for the 10th Annual Student-Run Graduate Research Symposium

The Department of Sociology's Graduate Student Caucus is holding the 10th Annual Graduate Research Symposium titled "The Ivory Tower and Beyond" to be held March 6-7, 2014.

Dr. Adorjan's research includes a focus on criminology as well as "cyber societies."  

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