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Sociology Graduate Student Justin Kong in New Canadian Media
with contributions from Rima Wilkes, Francois Lachappelle, and Thomas Kemple “Why American Profs Stream North” While many Americans may be declaring their intent to immigrate to Canada if Donald Trump becomes President, this migratory trend towards the north is not a new phenomenon. Historically, everyone from runaway slaves to draft dodgers and individuals of the […]
Hélène Frohard-Dourlent, Opinion piece in VANCOUVER SUN
“VSB needs diversity mentors” No more diversity mentors at the Vancouver School Board? Lack of provincial funds will lead to poor implementation of sexual orientation and gender identities policy In 2014, the Vancouver School Board was caught in an unexpected media storm as it passed a revision of its Sexual Orientation and Gender Identities policy […]
UBC Sociology places 2nd in Vancouver SunRun
Team UBCSociology! placed 2nd in the ‘Education’ category (out of 38) in this year’s Vancouver SunRun. Beth Hirsh led the team with a 42:16 time, followed by Joshua Tindall 11 seconds behind. Congrats to team members: Dana Alajaji, Neil Armitage, Emily Chan, Raymond Chang, Beth Hirsh, Kamila Kolpashnikova, Nicole Malette, James McLeod, Kristin Sopotiuk, Josephine […]
Prof. Neil Guppy receives CSA Outstanding Contribution Award
Neil Guppy is this year’s recipient of the CSA Outstanding Contribution Award. This award recognizes his long time commitment to Canadian sociology, his wide breadth of publication across a number of fields of research, and the core venues in which he has made contributions as well as commitment to growing the discipline in future generations.