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.
PhD. Student Adam Vanzella-Yang featured in the Conversation.
Along with Allard Prof. Erez Aloni, they both explore how laws that consider live-in couples to be married may be well-intentioned, but erode free choice and put pressure on
PhD Student Hazel Hollingdale was awarded The Yale Fox International Fellowship
PhD student in Sociology, Hazel Hollingdale, received the Yale Fox International Fellowship for her research on how the presence of women in finance could lead to more stable economic markets.
Three aspects attracted me to the PhD program in the Department of Sociology at UBC—the quality of the faculty members, the caliber of current graduate students enrolled in both the MA and PhD programs, and the financial support offered to incoming graduate students. These aspects combined generated a stimulating and productive academic environment with which to carry out study and research.
PhD in Sociology