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Thursday, April 13, 2017

Dr. John McLevey awarded $282,672. SSHRC Insight Grant

Dr. John McLevey (co-investigator) has been awarded a new SSHRC Insight Grant for the project "Making sense of climate action: Understanding social mobilization to curb anthropogenic climate change through advances in social network analysis" in the amount of $282,672.

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Sarah Wilkins-Laflamme and team awarded $167,000.00 SSHRC IG 2017

Assistant Professor Sarah Wilkins-Laflamme, along with team members Paul Bramadat, University of Victoria (PI); Lynne Marks, University of Victoria (Co-R); Michael Wilkinson, Trinity Western University (Co-R), have won a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Insight Grant (SSHRC IG) in the amount of $167,000.00. 

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Allison Chenier selected as 2016 Warren Ober Award recipient

Sociology's Allison Chenier has been awarded the 2016 Warren Ober Award for Outstanding Teaching by Graduate Students Within the Faculty of Arts.  

The award recognizes the importance of teaching in the activity of the Faculty of Arts. The Faculty and the Department commend Allison on outstanding teaching, talent and dedication to her students and her discipline. 

Congratulations, Allison and thank you for your contributions to the academic development of our undergraduate students. 

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Congratulations Alumnus David Hoffman!

Alumni David Hofmann has recently learned a fourth article has been accepted from the sandwich dissertation he did with the department (2016). This is a department first!

The dissertation has 5 chapters – including the introduction and the conclusion. When he defended two chapters had already been published by Studies in Conflict and Terrorism ( a leading journal), and one was submitted to the Journal of Strategic Studies – it was later published in 2016.

Monday, March 20, 2017

March Break Open House 2017

March break open house 2017

March Break Open House (MBOH) 2017 took place on Saturday March 18.

Sociology and Legal Studies student volunteers joined by Dr. Rashmee Singh, Dr. Suzan Ilcan and Porcellino. 

Friday, February 10, 2017

Lorne L. Dawson (Principle Investigator) Awarded $256,950.46 Research Grant

Lorne L. Dawson (Principle Investigator) 2017-2019 “Foreign Fighter Radicalization: Advanced Primary Data Acquisition and Analysis” (with A Amarasingam and D Ruths). Community Resilience Fund, Public Safety Canada, $256,950.46.

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Dr. Kate Henne awarded research grant, Australian Research Council - $357,000 AUD

Kate is the principal and sole investigator on this grant which is entitled: Tackling a Silent Epidemic: Traumatic Brain Injury and Regulatory Science. It is a three-year research grant from the Australian Research Council in the amount of 357,000 AUD.

Monday, December 5, 2016

Professor Jennifer Schulenberg receives SSHRC Insight Grant ($200,000; 4 years)

Policing innovation: An investigation of targeted interventions and responses to youth crime

Friday, October 7, 2016

Professor Peter Carrington receives SSHRC Grant (2016-2021)

Peter Carrington's SSHRC grant for 2016-2021 will support his research on criminal collaboration in Canada. Using data collected by Statistics Canada from the police, Professor Carrington is analyzing patterns of inter-connections among crimes committed in Canada by pairs or groups of offenders.