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There are twenty active full-time faculty and several active professors emeriti.

Faculty in the department pursue research in a wide range of substantive areas, with overlapping expertise in areas such as criminology; social policy; sociology of health and illness; sociology of knowledge; sociology of sport; family and gender studies; globalization, immigration, race and ethnicity, and transnational communities; urban sociology; sociology of work; sociology of culture; network analysis; and social theory.

Faculty members regularly receive research funding from highly competitive sources, including the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council and the Canadian Institutes of Health Research.