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Dr. Pallavi Banerjee was invited to comment on TV Asia, New York City, Center Stage Talk Show’s season premiere panel discussion on the topic of gender equality and South Asian career woman, Aired on Jan 14, 2019, 7:30 p.m.(EST).

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.

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