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The Department of Sociology is among the top rated research oriented departments in CanadaOur

programs emphasizes core knowledge in classical and contemporary social theories, social statistics,

and diverse sociological methods. In addition, the faculty has a wide range of substantive interests.

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The Prairie Regional Research Data Centre (PRRDC) in the Taylor Family Digital Library has a new academic director, Dr. Abdie Kazemipur, professor in the Department of Sociology and Chair of Ethnic Studies at UCalgary. He previously served as Stephen Jarislowsly Chair in Culture Change and Immigration at Memorial University of Newfoundland, and was the founding academic director of the research data centres at the University of Lethbridge and Memorial University. 

Dr. Pallavi Banerjee, won the 2019 "Honorable Mention” for Distinguished Contribution to Scholarship Article Award Committee

Dr. Pallavi Banerjee, won the 2019 "Honorable Mention” for Distinguished Contribution to Scholarship Article Award Committee at American Sociological Association (ASA) Race, Gender and Class Section which is the second largest section at the ASA for her paper “Intersectionality and Subversive Self-Employment Among Dependent Visas Holders in the United States” published in the American Behavioral Scientist.

The DL Mills Award is granted to a PhD student who “did excellent work in the 2018/2019 academic year.” We are pleased to announce that Mabel Teye-Kau received the 2018/2019 DL Mills award for the excellent paper she wrote in Dr. Curtis’ 611 class in the fall 2018 semester. 

Alicia Clifford won the Canadian Sociological Association's Angus Reid Award for 2019.

Angus Reid Applied Sociology Awards:
Practitioner: Dr. Becki Ross, University of British Columbia and Jamie Lee Hamilton
Student: Alicia Clifford, University of Calgary

To view the complete list of the 2019 and 2018 Canadian Sociology Award Recipients, please visit this link