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The Department of Sociology

Sociology is the study of human social life, focusing on developing an understanding of changes in social structure and human interaction on an individual, societal and global level. Students in Sociology learn to analyze social issues and think critically about the world around them.

The Department of Sociology is committed to link the aims of the discipline with the mission of the University of Saskatchewan. Sociology is oriented to teach students to think critically about society, to collect and analyze information about social issues, and to provide training for career opportunities and scholarly pursuits among diverse student bodies. The University's mission is "to achieve excellence in the scholarly activities of teaching, discovering, preserving, and applying knowledge.


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Recent News

Lawrence Martz appointed acting vice-dean of social sciences
posted July 11, 2014
Lawrence Martz has been appointed acting vice-dean of social sciences for the College of Arts & Science. Martz takes over from Linda McMullen, who recently completed her second term in the...

Wotherspoon elected CSA president
posted June 4, 2014
Terry Wotherspoon, head of the Department of Sociology, has been elected president-elect of the Canadian Sociological Association (CSA). The CSA is the national association representing the...

Visiting professor to teach spring course on international women's issues
posted April 16, 2014
Tannistha Samanta, an assistant professor with the Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar in Ahmedabad, India, will be visiting the College of Arts & Science in the month of May. Along...

Sociology Job Postings - Assistant Prof Term
posted January 10, 2014
   College of Arts & Science Department of Sociology The Department of Sociology at the University of Saskatchewan invites applications...

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