The Department of Sociology at the University of British Columbia is internationally renowned as a leading centre for sociological research and training.
Diverse rankings consistently place us among the strongest departments in the world and within the top three in Canada.
Professor Becki Ross receives the Angus Reid Practitioners/Applied Sociology Award
Congratulations to Professor Becki Ross and Jamie Lee Hamilton, who are the co-winners of the CSA's Angus Reid Practitioners/Applied Sociology Award for 2019. Both Ross and Hamilton are the first co-winners of the award.
Professor Amin Ghaziani curates a special symposium on “Queer Urbanisms”
Prof. Ghaziani curates a special symposium and authors the lead essay in the new issue of City & Community, the official journal of the community and urban sociology section of the ASA.
Every day I use Sociology at work. The Sociology department at UBC offers great methods courses, which was a huge reason as to why I was hired. My Sociology training has also given me soft skills that help me add value to my projects. I have a deeper understanding of social circumstances and macrostructures that might be colouring the way our subjects respond.