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 Kaitlyn Jaffe receives the Arts Graduate Research Award
The Faculty of Arts Research Awards are to assist graduate students (PhD and Masters) based in the Faculty in research directly associated with their degree program.
PhD Student Adam Vanzella-Yang published in the The City & Community Journal
Crafted with the support and use of Qualitative Methods (with Prof. Amin Ghaziani) and Urban Sociology (with Prof. Nathan Lauster), Adam Vanzella-Yang explores time, place, the home, and the meanings of home in Vancouver.
PhD Student Jennifer Adkins was awarded the Public Scholar’s Initiative (PSI) Award
Inaugurated in 2015, the UBC Public Scholars Initiative (PSI) is designed to support UBC doctoral students as they strive for purposeful social contribution, produce new and creative forms of scholarship and dissertations, and explore diverse career
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