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.
Professor Emeritus Yunshik Chang passes away.
The Department of Sociology is saddened to report that Professor Emeritus Yunshik Chang passed away, October 5th, 2018. Prof. Chang joined the department (then Anthropology & Sociology) as an Assistant Professor in 1966. Professor Chang was an expert in Korean Studies, researching development and social change, rural community, the individual in the community, and folk religion. Even […]