News and Updates from the Faculty of Social Science

  • Walk a mile in my klompen

    November 07, 2017
    They are an iconic item, a distinctly Dutch shoe, but wearing wooden clogs, or ‘klompen’ may have also resulted in a distinct pattern of damage to Dutch farmers.

  • Recreating the 16th-century, with 21st-century technology

    November 03, 2017
    While prospective students are visiting Western University on Fall Preview Day, they will also have the opportunity to transport themselves to a 16th-century longhouse, through the use of 21st-century technology.

  • Labatt virtual exhibit highlights work of public history students

    October 24, 2017
    Students in the Department of History played a major role in a new project highlighting the 170-year history of one of London’s biggest companies.

  • Aging population leading to divergent health and social outcomes, Margolis finds

    October 20, 2017
    Across Canada and the United States, people are living longer, and their social networks and activities have a major impact on their quality of life.

  • Honouring excellence within the Faculty of Social Science

    October 17, 2017
    Two of our staff members, Debra Merrifield and Lori Johnson, were recognized by the University, with the 2017 Western Awards of Excellence, the highest honour for staff member achievement.

  • Occupational and Income Mobility in the USA, 1994-2016: Demography Counters Inequality

    October 03, 2017
    On November 2, Michael Hout, Professor of Sociology at New York University, will discuss the changes in social mobility, as part of the Balakrishnan Distinguished Lecture in Population Dynamics and Inequality at Western University.

  • Study unlocks why public appeals may fall flat with some would-be donors

    September 28, 2017
    Bonnie Simpson, Professor in DAN Department of Management and Organizational Studies, was lead author into study of why some people are — and aren’t — motivated by public appeals

  • Faculty of Social Science awarded more than $3-million in NSERC and SSHRC grants

    September 22, 2017
    The Faculty of Social Science has been awarded eight SSHRC Insight grants totaling more than $1.4 million, and six NSERC Discovery grants, totaling more than $1.6 million.

  • Understanding how the brain makes sense of it all

    September 22, 2017
    Ryan Stevenson, Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology, received both a NSERC grant and a SSHRC Insight grant to investigate questions related to sensory integration.

  • Goodman Lectures to examine popular history and national consciousness

    September 18, 2017
    As Canada celebrates it sesquicentennial, the Department of History is hosting a lecture series focused on how people understand and interact with Canadian history.

  • Politics, Philosophy, and Economics coming to Western University

    September 14, 2017
    The Department of Economics is collaborating with Political Science and Philosophy to offer a new limited enrolment program, one with roots at Oxford University.

  • Laura Huey named among emerging generation of scholarly, scientific and artistic leadership in Canada.

    September 13, 2017
    Huey, Professor in the Department of Sociology, has been named a member of the Royal Society of Canada’s College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists

  • In Memorium - Mary Anne De Kergommeaux

    September 13, 2017
    It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing away of Mary Anne De Kergommeaux, who taught Finance and Management Accounting at Western for more than forty years.

  • Celebrating 100 years of considering the past

    September 13, 2017
    2017 marks Canada’s 150th anniversary. It also marks a Century of History at Western.

  • Bruno Salcedo joins the Department of Economics

    August 17, 2017
    Salcedo joins as an Affiliated Researcher, and will be named an Assistant Professor in January 2018, researching econometrics, industrial/organizational economics, and game theory.

  • Roy Allen joins Department of Economics

    August 17, 2017
    Allen recently completed his PhD at the University of California, San Diego, with a specialization in Econometrics.

  • In Memoriam – Professor Emeritus Bob Young

    August 17, 2017
    It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing away of Dr. Bob Young. Young developed a reputation for being an excellent teacher and an authority on a broad number of aspects of political science.

  • Western Social Science moves up 57 spots on QS World Rankings to 91

    July 27, 2017
    The reputation of Social Science at Western University is on an upward move. According to the 2017 QS University Rankings, it is now ranked 91 in the world, and is number four in Canada.

  • Janice Forsyth named Director of the First Nations Studies program

    July 24, 2017
    Forsyth researches the history of Indigenous physical culture, and how it can be used to understand the history of Indigenous-settler relations in Canada. Her current research is a SSHRC-funded project on physical culture in the Indian Residential School system.

  • World’s largest sleep study launches from Western’s Brain and Mind Institute via Western Media Relations

    July 10, 2017
    Renowned Western University neuroscientist Adrian Owen has launched the world’s largest sleep-and-cognition study to help researchers learn the effects on our brains of sleep and sleep deprivation.

  • Study suggests why seniors are less able to filter ‘cocktail-party’ noise

    July 10, 2017
    Older people have difficulty attuning themselves to conversation in a noisy room because their brains have a tougher time tracking speech rhythms and patterns, suggests a new study led by a Western University researcher.

  • Alex Benson is joining the Department of Psychology at Western University as Assistant Professor.

    July 03, 2017
    Benson’s research focuses on group dynamics, including how groups shape the experiences of individuals, and how individuals can shape group processes.

  • Undergraduate Geography provides unique research opportunities

    July 03, 2017
    Coming to Western as a Geography student, Destiny Allen-Green let her academic curiosity guide her.

  • Moving research to action to improve health of children

    June 23, 2017
    The Children's Health and the Environment Workshop & Symposium is bringing together researchers and policy makers from across North America to help move "research to action."

  • Grahn and Lomber named Fellows of the APS

    June 23, 2017
    Jessica Grahn and Stephen Lomber, Professors in the Department of Psychology at Western University, have been named Fellows of the Association for Psychological Science.

  • Dean Robert Andersen awarded Outstanding Contribution Award by the Canadian Sociological Association

    June 22, 2017
    Robert Andersen, Dean of the Faculty of Social Science and Professor of Sociology, Political Science, Statistics and Actuarial Science recognized for outstanding scholarly contributions.

  • DAN Department of Management & Organizational Studies renamed in honour of Aubrey Dan

    June 22, 2017
    The Department of Management and Organizational Studies in Western University’s Faculty of Social Science is now officially known as the DAN Department of Management & Organizational Studies.

  • A time of celebration for Jason and Lori George

    June 15, 2017
    For Jason George and Lori Kim George, graduating with their Honors Specialization in First Nations Studies is not only a personal success, but is part of their mission to be examples to their family and their communities.

  • Alcantara wins American Political Science Association book award

    June 15, 2017
    Negotiating the Deal by Christopher Alcantara, Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science, has been awarded the American Political Science Association's S.M. Lipset Best Book Award for 2017.

  • Economist, academic and entrepreneur, David Greenaway, presented with honorary degree

    June 15, 2017
    In recognition of his accomplished career as an economist, academic and entrepreneur, David Greenaway, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Nottingham, received an honorary Doctor of Laws, honoris causa (LLD), at the Tuesday morning session of Western’s 309th Convocation. During the ceremony, he spoke to graduates from the School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies and the Faculty of Social Science.

  • "There is no weight in carrying a language around"

    June 07, 2017
    For more than 25 years, David Kanatawakhon has worked to increase knowledge of the Mohawk language, teaching courses at Western University and Brock University.

  • Building gender equality in post-conflict Liberia

    June 05, 2017
    Erica Lawson, Associate Professor in the Department of Women's Studies and Feminist Research has received a SSHRC grant to research Peace Huts, Gender Equality, and Women’s Post-Conflict Aspirations in Liberia.

  • Digital project to bring cultural artifacts back to Inuvialuit

    June 05, 2017
    Lisa Hodgetts, Associate Professor in the Department of Anthropology, has received a SSHRC grant to support Co-creating Inuvialuit Digital Archaeology and Heritage.

  • Jeff Hopkins receives CAG Award for Excellence in Teaching Geography

    June 05, 2017
    The Canadian Association of Geographer’s has recognized Associate Professor Jeff Hopkins for his contribution to teaching in the field of Geography.

  • CTV News Interviews HEAL's van der Werf on Household Food Waste

    May 30, 2017
    HEALab PhD Candidate Paul van der Werf is leading the London Household Food Waste Survey.

  • Gordon McBean honoured for work in meteorology and climatology

    May 23, 2017
    McBean, professor emeritus with the Department of Geography, has received the the sixty-second IMO Prize from the World Meteorological Organization.

  • Money Man: Stephen Williamson is the Stephen A. Jarislowsky Chair in Central Banking

    May 16, 2017
    The Faculty of Social Science and the Department of Economics at Western University are proud to welcome Stephen Williamson as the Stephen A. Jarislowsky Chair in Central Banking. Williamson is an expert in monetary policy, and most recently held the position of Vice President in the Research Department of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.

  • Lisa Hodgetts is the 2017 recipient of the Dean’s Award for Excellence in Teaching

    May 15, 2017
    Lisa Hodgetts, Associate Professor in the Department of Anthropology, incorporates innovative experiential learning into her courses, including working to bring ‘the field’ into the classroom.

  • Data can aid ‘broken’ child-protection system

    May 15, 2017
    Political Science PhD student Jane Kovarikova’s recent report urges Ontario to take a deeper look at how at it cares for Crown Wards and the resulting outcome of youth who age-out of the system.

  • Chris Ellis recognized for outstanding contribution to archaeology

    May 15, 2017
    Chris Ellis’ career in archaeology could be defined by his meticulous detail and attention paid to the many Ontario sites he has worked on over the past 40 years. Ellis, a Professor in the Department of Anthropology, was awarded the Smith-Wintemberg Award for his contribution to the field of archaeology.

  • After tough times, pre-teens’ brains are wired for rewards

    May 04, 2017
    Adversity leads pre-teens to be more impulsive by making their brains more sensitive to rewards, a new Western University study by J. Bruce Morton and Niki H. Kamkar has found.

  • Sean Waite joins the Department of Sociology

    May 04, 2017
    Sean Waite is joining the Department of Sociology at Western University as Assistant Professor. Waite’s research focuses on labour market stratification and wage inequality, with a particular focus on gender and sexual orientation.

  • Learning about leaders with the Mayors Project

    April 20, 2017
    Kate Graham, a PhD student in the Department of Political Science and an employee with the City of London, toured Canada to study the role of mayors, and better understand the role in Canada’s unique context.

  • Study shows link between food insecurity and poor mental health

    April 11, 2017
    In a recent research study published in the journal of Social Science & Medicine, Health Geography PhD candidate Kilian Atuoye, highlights elevated mental distress in heads of households where food insecurity is moderate to high.

  • Western History welcomes high school students with History: It's About Time!

    April 07, 2017
    On May 17, the History Department will welcome high school students from across the London area to expand their idea of what it means to study history, showcasing history as an interactive and engaging field of study.

  • Recognizing 40 years of engaged education

    April 06, 2017
    For more than 40 years, Anton Allahar has tried to challenge others. The professor of Sociology at Western University has challenged his students to think outside their comfort zone, and be engaged.

  • Language Training and Immigrants' Success in Canada

    April 05, 2017
    How does language training impact the success rate of immigrants? George Orlov, a PhD student in Economics, investigated this question and is presenting his findings as part of the university-wide Three Minute Thesis competition.

  • The Sting of Rejection: Why Depressed Individuals Suffer More

    April 05, 2017
    Katerina Rnic, a PhD student in Clinical Psychology, is researching how depression-prone people respond to social rejection. Rnic is presenting her findings as part of the university-wide Three Minute Thesis competition.

  • Why we should all be tweeting about birds

    April 05, 2017
    Pavlina Faltynek is a graduate student in Behavioral and Cognitive Neuroscience, researching the responsiveness and resiliency of birds in response to social stressors. She is presenting her findings as part of the university-wide Three Minute Thesis competition.

  • Three Social Science professors named as Faculty Scholars

    March 29, 2017
    Three Professors in the Faculty of Social Science have been named as 2017 Faculty Scholars: Mark Cleveland, Associate Professor in Management and Organizational Studies, Laura Huey, Associate Professor in Sociology, and Robert MacDougall, Associate Professor in History.

  • Anthropology professors recognized for efforts in collaboration

    March 23, 2017
    Andrew Walsh and Ian Colquhoun, Associate Professor in Anthropology, have offered a unique exchange and learning opportunity for students. Their efforts were recently recognized with the inaugural Vice-Provost (Academic Programs) Award for Excellence in Collaborative Teaching.

  • Revealing the Six Secrets of Social Behavior

    March 21, 2017
    Erin Heerey, Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology studies face-to-face behavior and interactions. Heerey will be speaking at the London Public Library as part of The Science of Being Human 2017 Lecture Series.

  • Bringing Big Data to Political Science

    March 20, 2017
    Dave Armstrong has joined the Department of Political Science. His research focuses on methodology, statistics, and quantitative analysis in political science.

  • "If I don’t find it interesting, I don’t know how students will find it interesting"

    March 16, 2017
    Political Science professor Dan Bousfield is the 2017 recipient of the Marilyn Robinson Award for Excellence in Teaching at Western.

  • Postdoc fellow tuning in to rhythmic patterns in brain, music

    March 09, 2017
    Western postdoctoral fellow Molly Henry,part of Jessica Grahn’s Music and Neuroscience Lab at the Brain and Mind Institute, was recognized with the Association for Psychological Science Rising Star Award.

  • Western University study says wind energy plans should generate more equitable benefits to neighbours

    March 02, 2017
    The more a community is involved in wind energy planning – including getting direct benefits from nearby turbines – the more likely it is that a development will have local support, says newly published research from Western University.

  • Study: Narcissism and desire to belong leading to deception on social media

    March 02, 2017
    High levels of narcissism and a weaker sense of peer belonging is leading millions of young adults to take part in deceptive like-seeking avenues on Instagram, a recent Western study revealed.

  • "When people learn their language, they have a better sense of identity"

    February 22, 2017
    For Frazer Sundown, learning the Oneida language and performing traditional powwow music has helped define his identity – and his plans for the future.

  • Western University Anthropology professor and forensic sculptor work to reject Scottish King Robert’s leprosy label

    February 16, 2017
    A Western University bio-archaeologist and a Western-trained forensic sculptor have laid to rest a pernicious 700-year-old rumour: Scottish warrior-king Robert the Bruce did not have leprosy.

  • Economics Professor leaves lasting legacy

    February 15, 2017
    Former Western University Economics Professor John Knight, who passed away in January 2016, invested $5.25 million in London Health Sciences Centre’s research with a gift from his estate

  • New Anthropology hires add to bioarchaeology strength

    February 13, 2017
    Andrea Waters-Rist will join as an Associate Professor. Jay Stock will initially join as an Adjunct Research Professor

  • Bank of Canada presents inflation update at Western University

    February 09, 2017
    Speaking at Western like “speaking on home turf” said Lawrence Schembri, Deputy Governor of the Bank of Canada

  • Public History students contribute to unique Canada 150 project

    February 08, 2017
    Students from Western’s MA Public History Program have contributed to A Driving Force: Women of the London, Ontario, Visual Arts Community 1867-2017, a unique Canada 150 project

  • Shauna Sexsmith changed the 
world by changing herself via Alumni Gazette

    February 07, 2017
    Shauna Sexsmith, BA’08 (Philosophy and Political Science), heads International Project Development for the World Education Foundation.

  • History alumna Palvetzian has her finger on the pulse of the GTA via Alumni Gazette

    February 07, 2017
    Sevaun Palvetzian, earned her BA and MA in History, and is now CEO of CivicAction working to tackle some of the biggest challenges facing the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA).

  • Alumnus’ musical set for Broadway stage via Western News

    February 07, 2017
    Political Science alumnus Michael Rubinoff is heading the Broadway production of "Come From Away"

  • Book by Geography professor named as Outstanding Academic Title

    January 20, 2017
    The International Atlas of Mars Exploration Volume 2, by Phil Stooke has been included on the Association of College & Research Libraries annual list of Outstanding Academic Titles.

  • Student organized conference to help "Find Your Way"

    January 20, 2017
    Billed as “a lecture series on the psychology of everyday life,” graduate students in Clinical Psychology will deliver 12 lectures over four days at the Central Library, as part of “Finding Your Way.”

  • New Reading Room a Signature Space for Social Science Students

    January 13, 2017
    The Faculty of Social Science and the Social Science Students’ Council have come together to provide students in the Social Science Centre with a new, quiet modern space to study and collaborate.

  • Rachel Calogero joins Department of Psychology

    January 12, 2017
    Rachel Calogero has joined the Western University Department of Psychology as an Associate Professor. Calogero researches the objectification of women and other relevant gender-related issues.

  • Anna Zajacova joins Department of Sociology

    January 12, 2017
    Anna Zajacova has joined the Department of Sociology at Western University as Associate Professor. Her primary research area is social determinants of health; she focuses on education and health among adults in the United States.

  • Jamie Voogt new Chair of Department of Geography

    January 10, 2017
    Many incoming undergraduate students are not familiar with Geography, and this represents a challenge for Western University’s Department of Geography, as well as a chance for renewal and rebranding, said incoming Department Chair, Jamie Voogt.

  • Margolis receives €160,000 grant to look at impact of aging populations

    December 21, 2016
    Rachel Margolis, an Assistant Professor of Sociology at Western University, is part of a team of researchers from five countries studying “Care, Retirement and Wellbeing of Older People across Different Welfare Regimes.”

  • Intensive new MOS program gives graduates leg up

    December 19, 2016
    Following a successful first year, the Graduate Diploma in Accounting, offered by the Department of Management and Organizational Studies, is aiming to double enrollment.

  • Western professor wants you to share your WorkStory

    December 18, 2016
    WorkStory is a website where young workers tell the story of their career and their path in the professional world.

  • Perverse pricing, variable voting and criminal conspiracies

    December 18, 2016
    Al Slivinski, Professor in the Department of Economics, will explore these themes in a mini-lecture delivered during Fall Preview Day.

  • When is a name more than just a name?

    December 08, 2016
    Karen Pennesi, Associate Professor in the Department of Anthropology, is researching how names impact our understanding of ourselves and others.

  • History Professor helps tell the story of Dr. Oronhyatekha

    December 05, 2016
    Michelle Hamilton, Associate Professor in the Department of History, worked with First Nations researcher, writer and educator Keith Jamieson to publish Dr. Oronhyatekha: Security, Justice and Equality.

  • Segregation and the Perpetuation of Poverty

    December 02, 2016
    Douglas Massey, Professor of Sociology at Princeton University, spoke about segregation and the impact is has on poverty, health and economic well being of people and communities

  • Examining the impact of student loans on student success

    December 02, 2016
    Lance Lochner, Professor in the Department of Economics, has been named as the Tier 1 Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Human Capital and Inequality.

  • Filling a gap in bird research

    November 28, 2016
    It looks like an old-fashion television antenna, but a new device installed on the roof of the Social Science Centre will fill a gap in a continent-wide network used to track bird behavior and movement.

  • Social Science students step up to solve the world’s challenges

    November 27, 2016
    Robert Celik, a student in the Department of Geography, was a member of the first place team, along with Linta Mustafa and Anisha Khanna, students in the Faculty of Health Sciences. The team looked at addressing the sustainability of contemporary agricultural food systems.

  • Creating a signature space for Social Science students

    November 17, 2016
    A new space, the Social Science Student Reading Room, will open in January, providing the faculty’s large student population a modern, dedicated and quiet space to call their own.

  • Dyczok investigates media, memory and disinformation

    November 14, 2016
    Marta Dyczok, an Associate Professor cross-appointed in History and Political Science, is concerned with how people get their information and how this contributes to the development of memories.

  • Mummies, money and medieval beads: high tech scanning in archaeology

    November 09, 2016
    Andrew Nelson, Professor in the Department of Anthropology, will explore these themes in a mini-lecture delivered during Fall Preview Day.

  • True Histories: Zombies, Vampires and the End of Days

    November 09, 2016
    Jonathan Vance, Professor in the Department of History, will explore these themes in a mini-lecture delivered during Fall Preview Day.

  • Anthropology students combines creative arts and studies to inspire

    November 08, 2016
    Aaron Bengall is an entrepreneur, an artist, an author and is dedicated to educating and uniting Type I diabetes communities in London. He does all this while also completing a Master’s degree in Anthropology.

  • Chantelle Richmond featured in Maclean's Magazine

    November 03, 2016
    Professor in the Department of Geography featured in Maclean's Magazine for her research in the field of health geography, in particular the connection with Indigenous peoples.

  • Department of Economics recognizes 50th anniversary

    November 02, 2016
    On October 28, and 29, the Department of Economics recognized its 50th Anniversary with a conference and speaker series featuring alumni and former faculty.

  • Western University approves Centre for Urban Policy and Local Governance

    October 25, 2016
    The Centre will bring together faculty and researchers who conduct local and urban research with a focus on policy implications.

  • Donation from Professor Emeritus creates Sociology speaker series

    October 24, 2016
    A generous donation provided by Professor Emeritus T.R. Balakrishnan and Lois F. Leatham will establish a speaker series bringing in well-known researchers in Sociology.

  • The men who made the ‘Golden Era’; Western to honour David Laidler and Michael Parkin

    October 24, 2016
    For the Department of Economics, the 1980s has been called the “Golden Era”. On Friday, October 28 two of the faculty members who played a prominent role in creating that era, David Laidler and Michael Parkin, will receive honorary degrees, as part of Western University’s 308th Convocation.

  • Internship a great learning and working experience for 4th year Urban Development student

    October 23, 2016
    Dianne Ramos is a 4th-year student in the Urban Development program. She completed an internship with Jones Lang LaSalle, a leading financial and professional services firm specializing in commercial real estate services and investment management.

  • Economics student inspired to impact world through One Young World Summit

    October 23, 2016
    Michelle Ampadu is a fourth-year student in the Honors Economics program. Committed to making the world a better place, Ampadu attended the One Young World Summit in Ottawa

  • Goodale's findings published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences via Media Relations

    October 19, 2016
    An international team of neuroscientists has shown that a person’s ability to see fine visual detail can be sharpened by simply staring for a few seconds at a rapidly flickering display.

  • Melaine Stone receives a 2016 Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship via Western News

    October 17, 2016
    PhD candidate in the Department of Women’s Studies and Feminist Research recently named among 166 recipients of the 2016 Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship.

  • Ryan Stevenson joins Department of Psychology

    October 12, 2016
    Stevenson’s research is in developmental psychology with a focus on how the brain combines sensory information from multiple senses to perceive it as one unified signal. He applies this specifically to people with different developmental delays, in particular children with autism.

  • The first issue of the Social Newsletter is out via The Faculty of Social Science

    October 10, 2016
    The Social is the new newsletter for the Faculty of Social Science. Our goal is to keep you up to date on some of the biggest developments in the Faculty of Social Science. We plan to produce two issues a year, one in the fall and one in the winter.

  • Officer-turned-researcher explores police culture via

    October 06, 2016
    It’s not enough to diversify police forces, stresses Lesley Bikos, a Sociology PhD student at Western. The culture within the forces themselves must change if working conditions are to improve for officers – particularly for women and visible minority officers.

  • Economics Professor Emeritus receives Order of Canada for contribution to free trade debate

    October 04, 2016
    Ron Wonnacott was just a professor in a small economics department, but his research would trigger a debate that would change the Canadian economy.

  • Craig Boydell named to the Alumni Sports Hall of Fame in the “Builder” category

    October 03, 2016
    During his 40 year career at Western Craig Boydell has been a leader in the classroom and on the basketball court, developing courses and programs in Social Science, and as a Varsity basketball coach

  • Drought study sounds another ‘wake-up call’ via Western News

    September 28, 2016
    An unprecedented exploration of historical climate data strongly indicates increasing levels of greenhouse gases have the potential to lock California into drought conditions for centuries to come, according to research by Katrina Moser and partners.

  • Social Science Undergraduates well represented in University Affairs awards

    September 22, 2016
    Western Social Science was well represented in the 2016 Undergraduate Awards, with three papers recognized as regional winners.

  • Minister of Science Kirsty Duncan speaks at Faculty of Social Science

    September 15, 2016
    The Faculty of Social Science welcomed the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science to announce the reinstatement of the Full-time University and College Academic Staff System (FT-UCASS) survey.

  • Abelson shines a light on Canadian Think Tanks

    September 14, 2016
    Why do ideas developed by think tanks gain more traction than those that come from universities? That is one of the questions that Don Abelson, considers in his new book, Northern Lights: Exploring Canada’s Think Tank Landscape

  • 2015 Faculty of Social Science Research Highlight Report via The Faculty of Social Science

    September 07, 2016
    The Faculty of Social Science has released the 2015 Research Highlight Report, reflecting the wide-ranging research achievements of the Faculty.

  • Sandra Kagango, winner of National Bank Women in Financial Markets Scholarship

    September 06, 2016
    Sandra Kagango is an incoming student in Western University’s Master of Financial Economics (MFE) program. She was recently selected for the prestigious National Bank Women in Financial Markets Scholarship.

  • Craig Logan, winner of The Montreal Exchange Canadian Derivatives Exchange Scholarship

    September 06, 2016
    Craig Logan is a student in the Master of Financial Economics (MFE) program, with plans to graduate in December 2016. He received The Montreal Exchange Canadian Derivatives Exchange Scholarship. The scholarship is a $10,000 research grant for a master’s student pursing research on derivatives.

  • Strength in numbers – Department of Sociology celebrates 50 years as leader in demography

    September 05, 2016
    The Department of Sociology at Western developed around demography and quantitative analysis, a strength it carries to this day. During the 2016/17 academic year, the Department of Sociology is celebrating its 50th anniversary.

  • A tradition of excellence, a future of success – Western Economics celebrates its 50th anniversary

    September 05, 2016
    The Department of Economics is celebrating its 50th anniversary during the 2016/17 academic year. During those 50 years, the Department has had a strong international reputation of academic excellence, a path it continues on to this day.

  • Reuber planted the seeds of success for Economics and Sociology

    September 05, 2016
    The Departments of Economics and Sociology are each celebrating their 50th anniversary this year. The separate development of these departments owe much to the focus and work of Grant Reuber.

  • Donation from the estate of Professor Ken Hilborn creates awards for history students

    September 01, 2016
    Professor Kenneth Hilborn bequeathed an estate gift of $1,000,000 to Western University, of which $750,000 was directed to the Department of History to establish awards for undergraduate and graduate students.

  • Department of Psychology strengthens Social Psychology focus

    August 29, 2016
    The Department of Psychology at Western University is bringing together professors to strengthen the areas of psychology focused on human social behaviour.

  • MOS announces new research clusters

    August 29, 2016
    The Department of Management and Organizational Studies has organized its faculty into two new research clusters to build on their award winning research and provide guidance for further growth.

  • Helping refugees find the information they need

    August 25, 2016
    Victoria Esses, Professor in the Department of Psychology at Western University, and three co-investigators have received a SSHRC-Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) grant to research refugee information needs and how refugees receive and use information.

  • Understanding the toll of war on children

    August 24, 2016
    Mazel El-Baba is bringing together his passion for social justice, and his study of neuroscience, to better both and better his community.

  • Western doctoral student makes mummified mice to better understand ancient diseases

    August 18, 2016
    Jennifer Willoughby, a doctoral student in bioarchaeology at Western University studies cancer in mummified remains. To help her better identify what a mummified tumor looks like, Willoughby created her own mummies.

  • Community partnership works to revitalize an endangered language

    August 11, 2016
    Students in the Anthropology course, Language Revitalization in Practice, partnered with the Oneida Language and Cultural Centre to support the Centre’s work in encouraging use of the Oneida language.

  • Pier 21 partnership puts Public History program on the national stage

    July 25, 2016
    Through the 2015-2016 academic year, students from the MA in Public History program worked with the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 to tell stories of US immigration to Canada.

  • Visiting students help improve cross-cultural understanding

    July 25, 2016
    What is the value of cultural exchange? That was one of the questions addressed by a group of Anthropology students, working with visiting students from the University of Antsiranana in Madagascar.

  • MOS Professor won the 2016 Hans B. Thorelli award for research on marketing

    July 07, 2016
    Mark Cleveland won the Hans B. Thorelli award for research on marketing in globalized societies, looking at what factors - ethnic, demographic or psychographic - affect the way people make decisions.

  • Asteroid named after Western's first Geography professor, Edward Pleva

    June 30, 2016
    The International Astronomical Union accepted a submission by Robert and Peter Jedicke to rename asteroid number 21367 Edwardpleva, in honour of the long-serving Western University professor.

  • Anders Holm joins Department of Sociology

    June 29, 2016
    Anders Holm has joined Western's Department of Sociology, specializing in quantitative methodology, and contributing to the methodological development of quantitative sociology.

  • Study uses GPS to determine how exposure to junk food outlets influences youth

    June 28, 2016
    Jason Gilliand, professor in the Department of Geography and Director of the Human Environments Analysis Laboratory (HEAL), used GPS technology to determine when children passed near a junk food outlet, and whether they made a buy, or had food purchased for them.

  • Social Science mourns the passing of Allan Urho Paivio

    June 24, 2016
    The Faculty of Social Science mourns the passing of Allan Urho Paivio, emeritus professor of psychology.

  • Faculty of Social Science thanks friend and supporter Cecilia Yau

    June 23, 2016
    Cecilia Yau has been an ongoing supporter of the Faculty, and in particular, the Department of Geography.

  • MOS professors receive Emerald Citations of Excellence

    June 17, 2016
    Jennifer Robertson and Bonnie Simpson, professors in the Department of Management and Organizational Studies received Emerald Citations of Excellence for 2016.

  • Michael Haan discusses economic and social situation facing Millennials

    May 30, 2016
    Michael Haan, Professor in the Department of Sociology and Canada Research Chair in Migration and Ethnic Relations was part of a panel on The Agenda on TVO, "Measuring Generation Millennial."

  • $2-million gift puts Western at the forefront of Central Banking Teaching and Research

    May 30, 2016
    The Faculty of Social Science has received a $2-million donation to establish the Stephen A. Jarislowsky Chair in Central Banking in the Department of Economics.

  • Archaeology field school teaches students the art of not digging

    May 26, 2016
    You could call it a non-field school. This spring, students in Anthropology 3396A - Site Management and Service are taking a different approach to standard archaeology, learning how not to dig up a site.

  • Kevin Lynch, former top public servant, receives honorary doctorate

    May 25, 2016
    Kevin Lynch, a Canadian economist, served as Clerk of the Privy Council and Secretary to the Cabinet, Canada’s most senior civil servant, and is an Officer of the Order of Canada. He can now add Doctor of Laws, honoris causa (LLD) to his list of accomplishments, as he received an honorary doctorate as part of the 307th Western University Convocation ceremony.

  • World-renowned political scientist Janice Stein presented with honorary doctorate

    May 25, 2016
    Janice Stein, a world-renowned political scientist and international relations expert, is the Belzberg Professor of Conflict Management in the Department of Political Science and was the founding Director of the Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto received an honorary doctorate from the Western University as part of the Social Science convocation in June 2016.

  • Internationally renowned Social Science alumni receives honorary doctorate

    May 25, 2016
    Yue-Man Yeung completed his MA at Western University in 1966. He continued his studies and received his PhD from the University of Chicago in 1972. Yeung was recently recognized for his achievements, with an honorary degree of Doctor of Laws, at Western University's Hong Kong convocation ceremony.

  • Robert MacDougall wins international award for latest book

    May 25, 2016
    Professor Robert MacDougall received the 2016 Albert B. Corey Prize for his latest book The People's Network: The Political Economy of the Telephone in the Gilded Age.

  • Western Professor Jason Gilliland Speaks at Parliament Hill

    May 19, 2016
    Western Geography Professor and Human Environments Analysis Lab (HEAL) Director Jason Gilliland was at Parliament Hill speaking on "Pediatric Research and Child Health in Canada".

  • Opening the mind with the Brain and Mind Institute

    May 06, 2016
    Adrian Owen, Professor in the Department of Psychology, is conducting research using fMRI technology to communicate with people thought to be in “vegetative states”.

  • Student art projects on display at Museum of Ontario Archaeology

    April 22, 2016
    Students in their first year of the First Nations Studies program at Western are showcasing what they learned, with an art display at the Museum of Ontario Archaeology.

  • Western University’s Sustainable Archeology project contributes to AGO exhibit

    April 22, 2016
    A member of the Faculty of Social Science has contributed to an international investigation into the construction of miniature art, led by the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO), The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York and the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam.

  • Alcantara wins Petro-Canada Young Innovator Western award to study political myths and assumptions in Canada

    April 21, 2016
    Christopher Alcantara is an Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science. He recently received the Petro-Canada Young Innovator Western award.

  • Faculty of Social Science awarded more than 15 SSHRC & NSERC grants.

    April 15, 2016
    The Faculty of Social Science has been awarded nine SSHRC Insight grants totaling more than $1.6 million and eight NSERC Discovery grants, totaling more than $370,000.

  • Grahn and Richmond named as 2016 Faculty Scholars

    April 15, 2016
    Congratulations to Jessica Grahn, Department of Psychology and Chantelle Richmond, Department of Geography, two of the recipients of this year’s Faculty Scholar awards.

  • First winners of the Social Science Dean’s Excellence Award for Teaching

    April 15, 2016
    We are pleased to announce the inaugural winners of the Social Science Dean’s Award for Excellence in Teaching: Andrew Sancton, Jeff Hopkins, and David Sherry.

  • Listen to your heart – it may tell you something about memory via Media Relations

    April 06, 2016
    Researchers with Brain and Mind and Department of Psychology focus on one of the most striking visceral signals in the human body, namely heartbeats.

  • Family continues son's legacy via Western News

    April 01, 2016
    Memorial reception celebrates the life of undergraduate student, Imran Jaffer. A new undergraduate scholarship and internship program established by his family in the hopes to keep his spirit alive.

  • Award for Excellence in Teaching via Western News

    March 10, 2016
    Congratulations to Ann Bigelow from Management and Organizational Studies, and Wendy Pearson from Women's Studies and Feminist Research for being awarded the Edward G. Pleva Award for Excellence in Teaching. This award was named in 1987 after Edward Gustav Pleva, Western’s first Geography teacher in 1938 and head of the department from 1948-68.

  • Research shines light into darker side of gaming industry via Western News

    March 09, 2016
    DAN Management professor, Johanna Weststar studies the working conditions of video game developers. Her exposé told of seven-day, 80-hour work weeks, uncompensated overtime and a management mantra of ‘put-up, shut-up or leave.'

  • Gender Gap in the Global Renewable Energy Workforce via Huffington Post

    March 09, 2016
    Professor Bipasha Baruah's (WSFR) article indicates how few women are working in the energy sector, and how the "underrepresentation of women in this sector is part of a bigger problem of the underrepresentation of women in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields. There is an obvious economic benefit for women who choose to pursue these paths."

  • Pollution travels to high mountain lakes via Media Relations

    February 10, 2016
    Western researchers discover how nitrates can travel hundreds of kilometres through the air, affecting biodiversity and reducing water quality, while having particular ramifications for the health of mountain ecosystems and for populations living in nearby lowlands.

  • Syrian Families are Greeted by Trudeau via The New York Times

    December 14, 2015
    New York Times publishes story on Prime Minister Trudeau greeting the first Syrian families. Professor Victoria Esses quoted “Some people say it’s kind of like the Canada we remember,” and how Canadians are welcoming and generous.

  • Prof. Dimitrov attends Paris climate change conference via Media Relations

    December 11, 2015
    Professor Radoslav Dimitrov (Political Science) attends COP21 as a European Union delegate, representing the Republic of Bulgaria. He has been a government delegate since 2009, and reports that this year it has been an "unnerving experience." Dimitrov specializes in global environmental politics, international climate change negotiations, and UN diplomacy.

  • Morneau, Philpott named to Trudeau cabinet via Western News

    November 05, 2015
    Western alumni William Morneau, BA’96 (Political Science), and Jane Philpott, MD’84, were named today among 31 members of the new Liberal cabinet of recently elected Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Trudeau tapped Morneau as Finance Minister and Philpott as Health Minister at swearing-in ceremonies held today at Rideau Hall.

  • Mobile phones answer call for relief help via Western News

    November 04, 2015
    The use of mobile phones could play a major role in dealing with Papua New Guinea's current drought, says Professor Dan Jorgensen, Anthropology. For us they are a luxury item, but for them, they make a huge difference with transportation networks, identifying priority areas, organizing relief efforts, etc.

  • Congratulations to staff on Award of Excellence via Western News

    October 19, 2015
    Social Science has three recipients receiving the Western Awards of Excellence - Erin Huner (Office of the Dean), Dianne McCormack (Psychology), and Karen Vankerkoerle (Geography).

  • Boas considered 'Father of American Anthropology' via Western News

    October 09, 2015
    Professor Regna Darnell with an international multidisciplinary team have been researching personal and professional papers of Franz Boas, a distinguished public intellectual, to revive his legacy and explore new meanings.

  • Worldwide Undergraduate Award Competition via Western News

    September 29, 2015
    Congratulations to the undergraduate students recently among the international winners of The Undergraduate Awards, a worldwide competition recognizing top undergraduate work.

  • Refugee Sponsorship Fund via Social Science

    September 24, 2015
    Social Science is working in partnership with the London Cross Cultural Learner Centre to raise funds for a G5 Private Sponsorship Application for a Syrian refugee family.

  • Royal Society of Canada Announcement via Western News

    September 23, 2015
    Congratulations to the newest members of the Royal Society of Canada's College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists. Recipients from Social Science are Bipasha Baruah (WSFR), Joanna Quinn (Political Science), and Chantelle Richmond (Geography).

  • Happy parenthood can determine family size via Western News

    August 10, 2015
    A survey conducted by Rachel Margolis (Sociology) and Mikko Myrskyla identifies how the happiness of parenthood determines thier choice of having more children.

  • Western's African Experience Abroad via Western Blog

    July 08, 2015
    Africa Institute experiences Uganda while establishing Western's new Master's in Management of Applied Science - Global Health Systems in Africa. Check out the blog and read about dinner with Jane Goodall.

  • Undergrad strikes gold with new theory via Western News

    June 19, 2015
    Second-year Geography student, Maia Somers, presented at the Association of American Geographers in Chicago, more commonly attended by master’s students, researchers and professors. She spoke on a new theory for gold deposition.

  • Study: Cooking up smell-o-vision technology not a good idea via Western News

    June 19, 2015
    Fourth-year Psychology student, Nakita Wong, presented her research at the 45th Annual Ontario Psychology Undergraduate Thesis Conference in May. Her study shows how congruent odours did not enhance engagement or emotional arousal compared to a no-odour control.

  • Family structure affects a child's success via Western News

    June 03, 2015
    Researchers Professor Avison (Sociology) and Professor Seabrook (Brescia) are challenging the longstanding myth that a child’s success in life depends on his or her family structure, and a mother’s education as the key indicator.

  • Mind Games via CBC News

    May 11, 2015
    CBC's Marketplace partnered with Dr. Adrian Owen (neuroscientist, Brian and Mind Institution) on how effective brain training games are. "I don't think there's anything to say that you can train your brain to be cognitively better in the way that we know that we can train our bodies to be physically better," Dr. Owen tells co-host of Marketplace.

  • Hellmuth Prize for Achievement in Research via Western News

    April 22, 2015
    Congratulations to Professor Robert Young (Political Science) for being awarded this year's Hellmuth Prize. Professor Young will deliver his Hellmuth Prize Lecture, Nurturing Research, Wednesday, April 22 at 3:00pm in Arts & Humanities Building, room 1R40. A reception will follow.

  • Mapping the causes of obesity via Canadian Geographic

    April 09, 2015
    Jason Gilliland and the HEAL team have been conducting studies on obesity in Southwestern Ontario by identifying the causes geographically and socioeconomic links to healthy eating and activity.

  • Faculty Scholars via Western News

    March 27, 2015
    Congratulations to this year's Faculty Scholars recipients: Kim Clark (Anthropology), Timothy Conley (Economics), and Paul Gribble (Psychology).

  • Prof. Stooke parts with his 'egg'-ceptional artwork via Western News

    March 13, 2015
    He never expected the U.S. Library of Congress in Washington, D.C., to come calling for one of his whimsical creations – a 38-year-old egg painted as one of the moons of Mars.

  • Dr. Ted Hewitt appointed President of SSHRC via Western News

    February 13, 2015
    Former Sociology professor and associate dean of Social Science Ted Hewitt has been appointed President of Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council. Congratulations Dr. Hewitt!

  • Grand Opening of the HEAL via Geography website

    February 10, 2015
    The Human Environments Analysis Laboratory was officially opened on February 9th. The lab examines social and physical environments from the scale of entire regions down to the level of individual buildings or open spaces and their inhabitants.

  • Echolocation assists blind people via Ottawa Citizen

    February 03, 2015
    Researchers from the Psychology Department in the Brain and Mind Institute confirm how a blind person uses a sixth sense called echolocation to detect distances between themselves and objects.

  • New dean appointed via Western News

    January 13, 2015
    Robert (Bob) Andersen has been appointed as dean of Social Science starting July 1, 2015. Andersen, BA’91 (Political Science), Dpl’92 (Sociology), MA’94 (Sociology), arrives from the University of Toronto where he is currently a Distinguished Professor of Social Science and chair of the Department of Sociology (St. George Campus).

  • First of its kind database via Western News

    January 09, 2015
    Claire Halstead, a PhD student in History compiles a comprehensive database of British child evacuees during the Second World War using historical information of medical records, addresses, and letters.

  • Western News celebrates 2014 Newsmakers via Western News

    December 22, 2014
    Western News presents its 5th annual Newsmakers issue, a celebration of the campus spirit. Each Newsmaker contributed to campus conversations – both important ones and entertaining ones. See which Social Science newsmakers make the list!

  • A Red Poppy via Public Radio Ukraine

    November 11, 2014
    Professor Marta Dyczok's article for Public Radio Ukraine reminds us of the meaning of Remembrance Day as well as what is currently happening in Ukraine.

  • History Scholars reflect on Berlin Wall via Western News

    November 05, 2014
    November 9th marks the 25th anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall. Professors Dyczok, Nathans, and Priestman reflect on that moment's meaning.

  • Mummy becomes much more alive via CBC News

    October 30, 2014
    3,000 year old mummy, formerly known as Justine, was actually known as Nefret-Mut and worked as a "chantress" or singer-musician. Using CT scans and closely inspecting photographs of the painted coffin, researchers Andrew Nelson (Anthropology) and Gayle Gibson (ROM) have revealed new information about her.

  • Community Based Research in First Nations Studies via NIN.DA.WAAB.JIG NEWS

    October 10, 2014
    Field-course led by Professors Rick Fehr and Micha Pazner exposes students to complex social and enviornmental histories and situations. The learning objectives of the field-course are designed to introduce students to the historic and contemporary realities experienced by Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples on Walpole Island.

  • Professor Young Following Scottish Independence Campaign via Western News

    October 03, 2014
    Robert Young, Political Science, says even though the majority vote was in favour of Scotland remaining part of the United Kingdom, the 45 per cent of the electorate wanting to secede may pose major problems in the near future.

  • Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship recipients via Western Media Release

    September 12, 2014
    Congratulations to Raechelle Gibson, Sarah Mason, and Katerina Rnic! They have been selected among 166 nationwide recipients based on leadership skills and high standard of scholarly achievement.

  • BMOS Grad Student presents at Geneva Challenge via Western Media Release

    September 12, 2014
    Kevin Vuong is hoping to begin to reverse the destructive trend of exploitation and poor treatment of Indonesian female migrant workers. Kevin and his team are finalists who will be presenting at the 2014 Geneva Challenge.

  • SmartAppetite app via The Londoner

    August 15, 2014
    Jason Gilliland's team of students and researchers have been collecting data from food producers and restaurants as their part in creating this new app. It provides users with information about nearby local food options based on their preferences and/or dietary restrictions.

  • Prof. Dyczok reports from scene of Malaysia Airline disaster via Western News

    August 01, 2014
    Marta Dyczok, who was in the Ukraine at the time of the Malaysian airline disaster shares her experience of how the story unfolded.

  • Could a tsunami happen on Lake Huron? via London Free Press

    July 16, 2014
    A question directed to Professor Chris Smart (Geography) during a conference in Grand Bend. Professor Smart presented information from detailed maps of the beds of the Great Lakes.

  • Name Pronunciation Matters via Western News

    July 15, 2014
    Linguistic Anthropology professor Karen Pennesi’s recent paper, Reading and Righting the Names at a Convocation Ceremony: Influences of Linguistic Ideologies on Name Usage in an Institutional Interaction, shows how proper pronunciation of names at convocation matters beyond the moment.

  • Goodale, Owen to lead human consciousness network via Western News

    June 27, 2014
    After a year-long international competition, the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR) has selected Western’s Adrian Owen and Melvyn Goodale to lead a new research network focused on the brain, mind and consciousness.

  • Tweeting Wartime Stories via London Free Press

    June 27, 2014
    For the next four years, History grad students will be sending out regular tweets about what life was like a century ago during war. Prof. Hamilton says it is not just about battles and people dying, but how war affected Londoners.

  • Postdoc unravels secrets to implant effectiveness via Western News

    June 23, 2014
    Dan Stolzberg, a postdoctoral student in Western’s Brain and Mind Institute, wants to better understand how ‘firing neurons’ impact the success of cochlear implants.

  • Russia Ukraine Gas Situation via CTV News

    June 18, 2014
    Professor Marta Dyczok speaks about the gas situation between Russia and Ukraine on CTV News. Negotiators failed to reach a deal on prices and unpaid bills.

  • Faculty Scholars Award

    June 17, 2014
    Congratulations to Professors Marc Joanisse and Stefan Kohler from Psychology for this year's award!

  • "What's next for Ukraine's Maidan Protesters?" via The Toronto Star

    June 12, 2014
    A special article is written by Professor Marta Dyczok in the Toronto Star with regards to the anti-government "Maidan" movement in Kyiv, Ukraine. An interview with one of the remaining protestors indicates that even though the president and mayor have changed, everything else has remained the same.

  • USC Award of Excellence

    June 01, 2014
    Congratulations Professor Peter Ferguson for receiving the 2014 University Students' Council Award of Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching. Professor Ferguson who teaches Political Science is awarded for his attempts to engage and inspire students in the classroom.

  • Another Economics alumna appointed at Bank of Canada via Bank of Canada

    April 11, 2014
    Bank of Canada announced Carolyn Wilkins (M.A. 1988) has been appointed Senior Deputy Governor. She succeeds Tiff Macklem, another Western Economics grad. The appointment prompted the Globe and Mail to do a feature article on Professors Emeritus David Laidler and Michael Parkin.

  • Search Sends China's Military to Unwelcome Waters via WSJ Live

    March 25, 2014
    Chinese military crews have joined the search in the Southern Indian Ocean for the missing Flight 370. Jessica Trisko Darden of Western University in Canada tells the WSJ's Deborah Kan why some of China’s neighbors may be suspicious of its motives.

  • Masters of Public History Students research London heritage homes via London Free Press

    March 16, 2014
    The students have been working with London on researching and documenting about a dozen heritage homes. An exhibition is displayed at Weldon Library until April 30.

  • Study: Battle of the sexes is for the birds via Western News

    February 27, 2014
    Research by Mélanie Guigueno, a Biology PhD candidate, and lead author on the study at Western’s Advanced Facility for Avian Research (AFAR), has shown female brown-headed cowbirds perform spatial tasks better than their male counterparts – which is opposite what is typically found in mammals, including humans.

  • Four Western subjects named among best in nation via Western News

    February 26, 2014
    Western has made the Canadian Top 5 with these four subjects: Psychology, economics, acccounting and finance, and philosophy according to the latest round of QS World University Rankings by Subject.

  • Saving Madagascar's Lemurs via Western News

    February 20, 2014
    Professor Ian Colquhoun, Anthropology, is working with primatologists and researchers to devise an action plan to save Madagascar's 101 lemur species.

  • Professor Dyczok speaks of protests in Ukraine via BBC World News

    January 19, 2014
    Marta Dyczok live commentary on BBC World Service on latest escalation of tensions in Ukraine,

  • MFE Official Program Launch via Western News

    January 16, 2014
    Highstreet Asset Management, a local investment firm and MFE Advisory Board Member, led the launch celebration in announcing a $45,000 scholarship to be awarded in $15,000 increments over three years. President Chakma and Jim MacGee, MFE Co-director, emphasized the valuable role industry partners and alumni will play in providing feedback to ensure the program is up to date and meets changing industry needs.

  • New study shows how alcohol affects vision via London Free Press

    January 16, 2014
    In findings published in the journal Perception, Kevin Johnston (Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry) and Brian Timney (Psychology) have shown that alcohol greatly affects the ability to adjust vision for brightness and contrast, which may be increasingly problematic when driving at twilight, as the suns dips below the horizon.

  • Economics and Sociology 50th Anniversary Celebrations

    November 17, 2017
    The Department of Sociology and the Department of Economics are both celebrating 50th anniversaries in 2016/2017

  • Jennifer Robertson receives Emerald Citations of Excellence Award

    November 17, 2017
    Jennifer Robertson receives Emerald Citations of Excellence Award for research on the influence of leaders on employees’ environmentally responsible behaviors.

  • Bonnie Simpson receives Emerald Citation of Excellence award

    November 17, 2017
    Bonnie Simpson receives Emerald Citation of Excellence award for research into influencing sustainable consumer behaviour