October 14, 2022
Sociologist Victor Satzewich receives Fulbright Canada Research Chair to study Ukrainian diaspora in the U.S.
Satzewich will spend a semester at Norwich University in Vermont, studying how the diaspora is mobilizing support for Ukraine during the Russian invasion....
August 31, 2022
How the pandemic imposed particularly acute hardships on the loved ones of incarcerated men
A study that included McMaster researchers identified three significant concerns for family members: the health and safety of their incarcerated loved ones, challenges in trying to communicate with them and a loss of personal connection....
June 22, 2022
Analysis: Why Russia demonizes Ukrainian diasporas
The Soviet Union and now Russia has long viewed the Ukrainian diaspora with hostility. Here’s why....
May 2, 2022
Aging workforce, ageist employers: Bruce Newbold and Margaret Denton weigh in
“Ageism is one of the greatest barriers older workers face seeking employment,” professor emeritus in the Department of Sociology Margaret Denton wrote in an op-ed published in The Hamilton Spectator....
April 27, 2022
Analysis: Why are men having more orgasms than women in heterosexual relationships?
Like other gender gaps, it is important to continue pushing past individual explanations and understand the gender gap in orgasms as a form of gender inequality....
April 12, 2022
A new online dating danger: Carlo Handy Charles explains a complex cryptocurrency scam
'Behind my phone, I can tell you whatever I want.' Cryptocurrency scams are run by criminal syndicates and use scripts and emotional manipulation to deceive users. ...
March 17, 2022
Analysis: The Russian diaspora isn’t showing much support for Russia’s invasion of Ukraine
Diasporas aren’t homogenous. While some people and organizations within the Russian diaspora might support the war in Ukraine, many seem unwilling to publicly defend it....
October 13, 2021
McMaster to use study on researchers’ mental health to create better supports
In a new McMaster study, faculty and research staff report increased feelings of anxiety and depression since the pandemic began, and offer suggestions that will guide the university to create better supports for them....
October 7, 2021
Social Sciences launches Initiative for Advanced Research on Mental Health and Society
The new initiative will provide a hub for interdisciplinary collaboration on mental health research among academics, students, and community members. ...
September 21, 2021
McMaster sociology researchers help Hamilton police efforts to improve communication with LGBTQ2S+ community
A research team led by sociology chair Tina Fetner will act as a third-party survey administrator, collecting community data on how the Hamilton Police Services can improve their communication....
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