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Acknowledged as the "founding father" of political polling in Quebec, Emeritus Professor Maurice Pinard published a book Nationalist Movements Explained

Acknowledged as the "founding father" of political polling in Quebec, Emeritus Professor Maurice Pinard published a book Nationalist Movements Explained: Comparisons from Canada, Belgium, Sp

Published: 29 Jun 2020

Assistant Professor Luca Pesando awarded the Best PhD Dissertation Prize in Demography by the Italian Statistical Society

Assistant Professor Luca Pesando was awarded the Best PhD Dissertation Prize in Demography by the Italian Statistical Society. This prize was instituted in the memory of Valeria Solesin, an Italian Sociologist and Demographer working in France, who lost her life in the 2015 terrorist attack in Paris.

Published: 29 Jun 2020

Departmental Statement of Support for Anti-Racist Movement

McGill’s Department of Sociology expresses full support for the ongoing protests against police brutality and institutionalized racism in the aftermath of the killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and too many others. We, the faculty, are in awe of and inspired by the peaceful mobilization against racism around the world and feel that this is an important time for self-reflection and listening.

Published: 29 Jun 2020

Two former PhD students - Yesim Bayar and Luyang Zhou –both published a major article in Journal of Historical Sociology

Two former PhD students - Yesim Bayar and Luyang Zhou –both published a major article in Journal of Historical Sociology. Dr. Zhou's "After Empire: The Breakup of the Soviet Military System" and Dr.

Published: 22 Jun 2020

Professor Amélie Quesnel-Vallée received a major SSHRC – Partnership grant for her multi-year project CAnD3

Professor Amélie Quesnel-Vallée received a major SSHRC – Partnership grant for her multi-year project CAnD3. The Consortium on Analytics for Data-Driven Decision-Making (CAnD3) will collaboratively develop, implement and deliver an innovative training program, Population Analytics in an Aging Society, to complement formal training in po

Published: 1 Jun 2020

Rebecca Daviddi and Daniel Sailofsky won a PhD scholarship from the Fonds de Recherche du Québec - Société et Culture (FRQSC)

Rebecca Daviddi and Daniel Sailofsky won a PhD scholarship from the Fonds de Recherche du Québec - Société et Culture (FRQSC). 

Published: 25 May 2020

Associate Professor of Sociology Zoua Vang awarded a William Dawson Chair

Associate Professor of Sociology Zoua Vang was awarded a William Dawson Chair in recognition of her valuable work on immigration, ethnicity, and Indigenous health.

Published: 22 Apr 2020

PhD Candidate Alicia Poole receives Outstanding Conference Paper Award at 13th EPS Conference

PhD candidate Alicia Poole, currently working with Professor Jennifer Elrick, received the Outstanding Conference Paper Award at the Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto.

Published: 17 Feb 2020

Professor Morton Weinfeld has been appointed Chair of Statistics Canada’s new “Expert Advisory Committee on Immigration and Ethnocultural Statistics”.

Professor Morton Weinfeld has been appointed Chair of Statistics Canada’s new “Expert Advisory Committee on Immigration and Ethnocultural Statistics”.

Published: 9 Dec 2019

Professor Morton Weinfeld gave a talk at the 5th SD Clark Symposium, Racism, Islamophobia, Antisemitism, and the future of Canadian Society, at the University of Toronto.

Professor Morton Weinfeld gave a talk at the 5th SD Clark Symposium, Racism, Islamophobia, Antisemitism, and the future of Canadian Society, at the University of Toronto.

Published: 5 Dec 2019

Professor Axel van den Berg received honorary doctorate from the University of Stockholm

On September 27, 2019, Axel van den Berg received an honorary doctorate from the Faculty of Social Sciences of the University of Stockholm for his work on economic sociology, the sociology of the welfare state and labour markets, and sociological theory and for his contributions to sociological research and teaching at the University of Stockholm.

Published: 19 Nov 2019

October 29, 2019 | Professor Eran Shor was awarded a Principal's Prize for Excellence in Teaching

Professor Eran Shor was awarded the Principal's Prize for Excellence in Teaching. The Principal's Prize for Excellence in Teaching, was established to recognize educators who have distinguished themselves both in their teaching abilities and in their ability to motivate their students. Detailed article and photo (right hand side) available here.

Published: 6 Nov 2019

September 2019 | PhD Student wins IRCC National Essay Challenge 2019

Congratulations to PhD student Ian Van Haren who was one of the six winners of IRCC National Essay Challenge 2019. His essay was titled "Global Gender Inequalities and Economic Migration to Canada, 2003-2013".

Published: 1 Oct 2019

September 2019 | PhD Students receive SSHRC and FQRSC Fellowships

Congratulations to PhD students Lysandre Champagne, Allesandro Drago and Céline Hequet who received an SSHRC Doctoral Fellowships.

Published: 1 Oct 2019

July 2019| Prof. Celine Le Bourdais appointed to the Canadian Statistics Advisory Council.

Professor Céline Le Bourdais was appointed to the newly established Canadian Statistics Advisory Council.

Published: 19 Jul 2019

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