The Department of Sociology is proud to announce this year’s list of speakers for the 2019/2020 Distinguished Speakers Series. It will feature various scholars from around the world, showcasing our commitment to being internationally renowned as a leading centre for sociological research and dialogue.
In the coming months we will host talks by the following speakers:
“Understanding the Nature of Status Inequality: Why Is It Everywhere? Why Does It Matter?”
Cecilia L. Ridgeway, (Stanford University) – Date: September 3, 2019
“The Science of the Deal: When Patients Resist Medical Treatment.”
Stefan Timmermans (UCLA) – Date: Tuesday, October 1st, 2019 (11:00-12:30, ANSO 134)
“Is the Tide Turning on the Stigma of Mental Illness? Lessons from the U.S. National Stigma Studies”
Bernice Pescosolido (Indiana) – Date: Tuesday, January 7th, 2020 (11:00-12:30, ANSO 134)
“Tracking Generation X: Insights and Findings from the Edmonton Transitions Study”
(Naegele lecture) Harvey Krahn (University of Alberta) – Date: Tuesday, February 4th, 2020(11:00-12:30, ANSO 134)
“Early Career Transitions among STEM Majors: Does Gender Matter?”
Sharon Sassler (Cornell University) – Date: Tuesday, March 3rd, 2020 (11:00-12:30, ANSO 134)
“Measuring Stability and Change in Personal Culture Using Panel Data”
Stephen Vaisey (Duke University) – Date: Tuesday, April 7th, 2020 (11:00-12:30, ANSO 134)
For more information on the Speakers, their talks, event details, and to view past speakers click here.