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Acknowledged as the "founding father" of political polling in Quebec, Emeritus Professor Maurice Pinard published a book Nationalist Movements Explained

Published: 29Jun2020

Acknowledged as the "founding father" of political polling in Quebec, Emeritus Professor Maurice Pinard published a book Nationalist Movements Explained: Comparisons from Canada, Belgium, Spain,...

Assistant Professor Luca Pesando awarded the Best PhD Dissertation Prize in Demography by the Italian Statistical Society

Published: 29Jun2020

Assistant Professor Luca Pesando was awarded the Best PhD Dissertation Prize in Demography by the Italian Statistical Society. This prize was instituted in the memory of Valeria Solesin, an Italian...

Departmental Statement of Support for Anti-Racist Movement

Published: 29Jun2020

McGill’s Department of Sociology expresses full support for the ongoing protests against police brutality and institutionalized racism in the aftermath of the killings of George Floyd, Breonna...

Two former PhD students - Yesim Bayar and Luyang Zhou –both published a major article in Journal of Historical Sociology

Published: 22Jun2020

Two former PhD students - Yesim Bayar and Luyang Zhou –both published a major article in Journal of Historical Sociology. Dr. Zhou's "After Empire: The Breakup of the Soviet Military System" and Dr...

Professor Amélie Quesnel-Vallée received a major SSHRC – Partnership grant for her multi-year project CAnD3

Published: 1Jun2020

Professor Amélie Quesnel-Vallée received a major SSHRC – Partnership grant for her multi-year project CAnD3. The Consortium on Analytics for Data-Driven Decision-Making (CAnD3) will collaboratively...

Associate Professor of Sociology Zoua Vang awarded a William Dawson Chair

Published: 22Apr2020

Associate Professor of Sociology Zoua Vang was awarded a William Dawson Chair in recognition of her valuable work on immigration, ethnicity, and Indigenous health.

Professor Opal writes op-ed with physician-father on history of epidemics in the United States

Published: 3Apr2020

Professor and Departmental Chair Jason M. Opal and his father, Prof. Steven M. Opal (Alpert Medical School at Brown) have co-written op-ed for the LA Times on how American Presidents have dealt...

Two Members of the Department nominated for Prestigious Book Prize

Published: 31Mar2020

Congratulations to Professor Elsbeth Heaman and Professor Brian Young (emeritus)! Their books Tax, Order, and Good Government and Patrician Families and the Making of Quebec have just been...

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