Western Sociology has a historic strength and commitment to research excellence in the field of Population Dynamics and Social Inequality. Our productive and internationally recognized faculty publish in the discipline's most prestigious journals. We offer outstanding research training for graduate students at both the M.A. and Ph.D. levels in the theoretical and empirical study of various dimensions of Population Dynamics and Social Inequality. Western Sociology is also home to award-winning teachers and offers undergraduate programs in both Sociology and Criminology. Check out the above links for more information about our academic programs and faculty.
PhD candidate, Nicole Etherington, received an IGH Award for Excellence in Gender, Sex and Health Researchfrom the CIHR Institute of Gender and Health, which recognizes research excellence among graduate students and postdoctoral fellows working in the field of gender, sex and health research. They commended her "innovative sex- and gender-based approach to understanding and addressing pressing health challenges". This is an impressive accomplishment! Congratulations, Nicole!