UBC ranks among the top 40 universities in the world and Sociology has an award-winning record, including 2017 Killam Teaching Awards: for Prof. Catherine Corrigall-Brown, Ph.D Candidate Nicole Malette, and Prof. Silvia Bartolic.
UBC Sociology is a research powerhouse by any measure. Professor Lindsey Richardson is examining how changes to income assistance programs might reduce drug use and drug related harms like overdose that spike every month around “cheque day” in Vancouver and BC.
UBC Sociology is a research powerhouse by any measure, with Profs. Amin Ghaziani and Beth Hirsh appointed as Canada Research Chairs, and Profs. Wendy Roth and Rima Wilkes winning recent Killam Research Awards.
Prof. David Tindall responds to op-en in the Vancouver Sun
that criticized some teachers for “blurring the line between teaching and brainwashing.” Tindall states that, “For many topics, such as public health, it would be strange to talk about the cause of problems without talking about solutions.” Tindall’s letter is second on the page.
UBC Public Sociologists: Grad Students David Champagne, Kate Dalrymple, and Biao Zheng Publish Op-eds
Students in Amin Ghaziani’s Qualitative Data Analysis and Professional Writing Seminar respond to the call for a more public sociology by translating—and publishing—the findings of their course-related research in prominent media outlets, including: David Champagne thinks about green city policies in Canada. Kate Dalrymple explores how women make decisions about birth control. Biao Zheng investigates […]