As one of the top Sociology departments in the world, UBC Sociology offers graduate students the opportunity to specialize in one or more of our seven different research areas, from environment, community and social movements, to health, power and economy.
Focusing on the broadness of the term “transgender” as an umbrella term for non traditional gender identities, UBC Sociology PhD candidate D. Kyle Sutherland’s latest research aims to examine the dynamics of transgender-identity membership within online communities.
A new interdisciplinary research network is announcing eight research projects investigating COVID-19 variants of concern (VOCs) and variants of interest (VOIs) in Canada. University of British Columbia Sociology Professor Kimberly Huyser is overseeing Pillar 7, which focuses on Indigenous Engagement, Development, and Research (CIEDAR).
Professor Robyn Pitman has been a valued colleague, mentor and teacher at UBC Sociology, deeply committed to the health, wellbeing, and education of our students. We are disappointed to announce that she will be leaving us this summer but recognize and appreciate her contributions while she was here and wish her all the best in her next professional step.
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