- Prof. Vic Satzewich was awarded a five year SSHRC Insight Development Grant (2015-2020) for his research on immigration consulting in sending and receiving countries.
- Prof. Tina Fetner has been named Deputy Editor of the social movements journal, Mobilization.
- Prof. Phillipa Chong have been invited to Copenhagen Business School to share and discuss research on critics as intermediaries in creative industries.
- PhD candidate Deena Abul Fottouh has been selected as a 2015 Sherman Graduate Fellow at the Luis and Rich Sherman Centre for Digital Scholarship. Read more...
- Prof. John Fox taught a two-week workshop, "The R Statistical Computing Environment: The Basics and Beyond," at the University of Peking in Beijing, China. July 2015.
- Prof. John Fox delivered an invited talk, "Teaching Social Statistics Courses with R and the R Commander," at the Statistical Society of Canada conference in Halifax. Also, he presented a two-week lecture series, "Introduction to the R Statistical Computing Environment," at the ICPSR Summer Program in Ann Arbor, Michigan. June 2015.
- Prof. Dorothy Pawluch has been invited to join the editorial board of The American Sociologist.
- Prof. Vic Satzewich will be giving a keynote address, based on his book Points of Entry, at the Seminar on ‘New Perspectives on the Study of Decision Making in Migration Offices', Radboud University, Nijmegen, The Netherlands, on September 24, 2015. He will also be presenting his work at the ‘Managing International Migration? Visa Policies, Politics and Practice’ Workshop at Oxford University on September 28, 2015.
- Prof. John Fox published the third edition of his text, “Applied Regression Analysis and Generalized Linear Models” Sage publication, in the spring of 2015.
- Professor Melanie Heath's book "One Marriage Under God: The Campaign to Promote Marriage in America" is quoted in this Fox News opinion piece on the economic benefits of marriage. A response to the Fox piece published on www.theday.com also references Heath's work.
- A forum on racism hosted by sociology PhD candidate Ismael Traore and moderated by Social Work Assistant Professor Ameil Joseph is covered in The Hamilton Spectator.