Department of Sociology

The Sociology Department at Memorial University is one of the largest departments in Atlantic Canada. We specialize in creating knowledge about human behavioral and social processes and cover several core areas of specialization: Social Theory, Sociology of Culture, Criminology, Environmental Sociology, Social Inequity, Sociology of Gender, Sexuality, Health, Development, Work and Labour, Political Sociology, Maritime Sociology, and Sociology of Science and Technology.

In our teaching and research, we draw on a wide range of approaches – basic and applied, theoretical and empirical, quantitative and qualitative. We have always strived to be a publically engaged department, and our students and faculty are involved in a wide range of projects in partnership with members of the public of Newfoundland and Labrador and beyond.

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MUN Sociology Welcomes Three New Faculty Members

MUN Sociology is very pleased to welcome three new faculty members over the next few months. Rochelle Côté, Lisa-Jo van den Scott, and Sean Waite will all join the Department of Sociology in the Summer of 2016.

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