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. Sylvia Fuller’s research featured in UBC News
Fuller examines how flexible work arrangements reduce wage gaps for mothers. “Our findings suggest that, when companies allow work to be organized in a flexible way, they’re less worried about hiring mothers,” said Fuller.