Graduate Programs

The department of sociology at McMaster University offers an exceptional graduate experience.


The department fosters close mentorship with faculty members who are leading scholars in the fields of gender, sexuality and family; political sociology, social movements and social policy; race, ethnicity, and immigration; social inequality; social psychology; and sociology of work and occupations.


Our graduate programs emphasize the importance of good scholarship and trains students in current developments in the field of sociology in Canada and internationally.

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Marisa Young

Associate Professor & Chair, Graduate Program

Canada Research Chair in Mental Health and Work-Life Transitions


Corinne Jehle
Administrative Assistant, Graduate Program

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