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As the 2019 election fast approaches, Sociology PhD student Emma Kay offers insights on the potential of youth voters and why the parties have struggled to appeal to them. She also offers thoughts on what to look for in the election.

Emily Fraser, who just graduated from our MA program in Social Anthropology, has been featured in a 'grad profile' by Dal News.

Dr. Martha Radice,  explains in, that AirBnB has had a significant impact on neighbourhoods in New Orleans where whole blocks are sometimes nearly all AirBnB apartments, taking away affordable housing for New Orleans residents. She also discusses how the popularity of AirBnB mirrors the paradox of tourism - that tourists end up transforming the very character of the place they visit, which was the reason they went in the first place., is an independent media site funded by FADOQ, a seniors' organization in Quebec with more than 500,000 members.


Dr. Laura Eramian has been awarded an honourable mention for the Canadian Anthropology Society's (CASCA) Labrecque-Lee Book Prize. The prize committee noted that her book, Peaceful Selves: Personhood, Nationhood, and the Post-Conflict Moment in Rwanda, “makes an excellent contribution to the established Africanist anthropological literature on post-disaster.” The honourable mention was presented at the CASCA business meeting on November 22, 2019 at the AAA/CASCA joint conference in Vancouver, BC.

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Saturday, June 2, 2018
SOSA celebrates at convocation.
SOSA Webteam  –  News, Students, Alumni & Friends, Awards
Monday, May 7, 2018
Kudos to our top-notch emerging scholars.
SOSA Webteam  –  Events, News, Students, Alumni & Friends
Friday, May 4, 2018
SOSA welcomes a freshly-minted Sociology PhD among its alumni.
SOSA Webteam  –  Students, Alumni & Friends, News
Friday, April 6, 2018
SOSA graduate students and alumni win prestigious awards.
SOSA Webteam  –  Alumni & Friends, News
Wednesday, November 1, 2017
Sheri Bell, sociologist and data maven, proves that crime (analysis) pays.
SOSA web team  –  Alumni & Friends, News
Wednesday, June 28, 2017
George Woodhouse is coordinator of Halifax's Learn to Camp program.
SOSA Webteam  –  Alumni & Friends, News
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Dr. Clarence Batan is President of the Philippine Sociological Society.
SOSA web team  –  Alumni & Friends, Events
Thursday, November 17, 2016
A SOSA grad made good reflects on her career.
SOSA web team  –  Alumni & Friends, News
Tuesday, August 23, 2016
SOSA Alumna Rebecca Thomas reacts to disturbing behaviour at A Tribe Called Red concert.
SOSA web team  –  Alumni & Friends, News
Tuesday, August 2, 2016
SOSA Honours alumni are moving into exciting new projects.
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