Practical Advice on Communicating Sociological Research Effectively

Panels and Plenary, Workshops and Student Development

This panel features six sociologists with considerable experience communicating sociological research to non-academic audiences, including journalists; community organizations; and government agencies, departments, and ministries. Each panelist will share their experiences and offer practical advice for other sociologists interested in doing the same.


Rima Wilkes, Professor, University of British Columbia
Michael Haan, Associate Professor, Western University
Karen Robson, Associate Professor, McMaster University
Fuyuki Kurasawa, Associate Professor, York University
Sarah Wilkins-Laflamme, Assistant Professor, University of Waterloo
Karen Foster, Assistant Professor, Dalhousie University

Tags: Media Studies, Professional Development

Organizer: John McLevey, University of Waterloo