Faculty


Brauner-Otto, Sarah (Director of the Centre on Population Dynamics)

Research Areas: Demography, family sociology, fertility, macro-micro linkages, environmental sociology


Carmichael, Jason (on leave: September 2020 - August 2021)

Research Areas: Criminology, criminal justice, social control, punishment, social movements, political sociology and the sociology of law.


Clark, Shelley (James McGill Professor of Sociology)

Research Areas: Social demography; family dynamics; child well-being; HIV/AIDS; adolescent transitions; and life course methods.


Das, Aniruddha (Bobby)

Research Areas: Medical sociology, aging and life course, biodemography, gender and sex, quantitative methods, social networks, Natural Language Processing.


Doering, Jan

Research Areas: Race, ethnicity, migration, microsociology, political sociology, qualitative methods, urban sociology


Eidlin, Barry (On parental leave)

Research Areas: Political sociology, economic sociology, organizations and institutions, comparative historical sociology, inequality and social policy, social theory, logic of inquiry, work, labor, social movements.


Elrick, Jennifer

Research Areas: Immigration policy, race & ethnicity, international migration, immigrant incorporation, political sociology, qualitative methods


Lange, Matthew (Department Chair)

Research Areas: Development, political sociology, comparative-historical sociology, and ethnicity


Le Bourdais, Céline (Distinguished James McGill Professor of Sociology)

Research Areas: Family change; conjugal histories; fatherhood; fertility; work and family balance; longitudinal analysis; family policy.


McMahan, Peter

Research Areas: Group dynamics; social hierarchy; culture knowledge, social networks; quantitative methods; computational methods; text and language analysis.


Pesando, Luca Maria (On leave: September 2020 - April 2021)

Research Areas: Social and economic demography; family dynamics; poverty and inequality; social stratification; education; experimental and quasi-experimental methods.


Quesnel-Vallée, Amélie (Canada Research Chair, Policies and Health Inequalities; Joint with Epidemiology, Biostatistics & Occupational Health; on leave: January - June 2021)

Research Areas: Social demography, quantitative methods, medical sociology


Roychowdhury, Poulami 


Research Areas: Sociology of sex and gender; political sociology; law and human rights; political economy of development; qualitative methods


Shor, Eran (William Dawson Scholar)

Research Areas: Political conflict and human rights; terrorism and counterterrorism; the sociology of health; ethnicity and nationalism; determinants of sexual attraction; media coverage of women and ethnic minorities; meta-analysis and meta-regression methods.


Smith, Michael

Research Areas: Social organization, economy and society, industrial sociology


Soehl, Thomas (Canada Research Chair in International Migration)

Research Areas: International migration, Comparative Race and ethnicity, political attachments of migrants, cross-border connections, intergenerational processes in migrant families


van den Berg, Axel (on leave: January - June 2021)

Research Areas: Theory, political sociology, work and labor markets


Vang, Zoua (William Dawson Scholar)

Research Areas: Immigration (health, social integration), racial/ethnic health disparities, maternal child health, and racism & discrimination


Weiner, Elaine

Research Areas: Gender, work, culture, citizenship and political economy, development, family, sociology theory, qualitative methods, Central and East European societies.


Weinfeld, Morton (Director - Canadian Ethnic Studies)

Research Areas: Race/ethnic/minority relations, education, immigration/multiculturalism


 

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