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News and Announcements

Wen Fan


Sociology Professor Wen Fan was interviewed by Wallet Hub about issues concerning the career-family balance for fathers.

Isak Ladegaard

Grad Publication

Ph.D. student Isak Ladegaard's article on Deterrence Theory and Web Drug Markets will be published in a forthcoming issue of the British Journal of Criminology.

Andrew Jorgenson

ASA Chair-Elect

Sociology Professor and incoming Department Chairperson Andrew Jorgensen was elected Chair of the Sociology of Development section of the ASA.

SocialEyes journal


SocialEyes is our undergraduate academic journal, run by the students themselves. Check out their latest issue, Spring 2017.

GIS Award Winners

Sociology doctoral student Shan Shan and sociology undergraduate major Lesley Lopez both won awards in the BC Library’s GIS contest this year.

Shan Shan won second place for her analysis of China’s changing urban hierarchy from 1985 to 2010.

Shan Shan GIS project

Lesley Lopez won 3rd prize for her analysis of smoking and stroke prevalence across the United States.

Leslie Lopez GIS project