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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.

Around the Department

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

GREATsupervisor Awards

Every year, FGS asks all graduate programs to nominate supervisors who are particularly worthy of recognition in their work with their students. Lisa Young, Dean of Graduate Studies, and Dave Hansen present the nominated supervisors with a ‘GREATsupervisor’ mug at the annual ‘mugging’ event. Sociology's Dr. Tom Langford was recognized this year with a Great Supervisor award. Congratulations, Dr. Langford!

The Department of Sociology’s newest PhD

Dr. Diane Field received her degree at Convocation on November 16, 2018. Dr. Field’s thesis, “Achieving Publicly Funded Midwifery in Alberta: A Case Study of the Changing Nature of Midwifery Work” was supervised by Dr. Tom Langford and Dr. Ariel Ducey (co-supervisor).

MA graduates Stephanie Cantlay and Reiss Kruger also received their degrees at the November Convocation.

Academics Without Borders (AWB) supports Dr. Madibbo’s volunteer teaching in Sudan

AWB will provide financial and logistical assistance to support Dr. Madibbo’s university teaching in Sudan in December 2018. The teaching is part of the initiatives of the Winter University that Dr. Madibbo has created in Sudan.