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. Yue Qian’s research featured in UBC News.
Qian’s research suggests that China’s new two-child policy has implications for gender equality in urban China, where motherhood contributes to the gender pay gap: “China’s two-child policy may exacerbate gender inequality.”
Prof. Guy Stecklov’s research
on the impact of incentives on survey data was featured in a World Bank blog post: “If you pay your survey respondents, you just might get a different answer.” View blog post here View Professor Stecklov’s paper here
New Instructor Position (tenure-track) Applications due March 19th.
Instructor, tenure-track Department of Sociology, University of British Columbia The Department of Sociology is pleased to announce a new Instructor (tenure-track) position. Job posting pasted below and at the following link: www.facultycareers.ubc.ca/28967 The University of British Columbia (Vancouver) invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Instructor position to be held in the Department of Sociology (www.soci.ubc.ca). […]