Professional Development

The Canadian Sociological Association fosters member professional development through many workshops and expert panels held during our annual Conference.  Refer to CSA sessions below.

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Upcoming Events

(SCS1) Academic Basics: Applying for Research Funding

Conference Highlights, Panels and Plenary, Professional Development, Virtual

An integral part of academic research involves applying for funding, whether that is funding through a university award competition or council/SSHRC funding. In this workshop hosted by the CSA Student … Read more

(RAS2) Creating Communities of Care: Addressing Vulnerabilities in Conducting and Disseminating Research Online

Conference Highlights, Panels and Plenary, Professional Development, Virtual

This panel, facilitated by MediaSmarts, will build on previous conversations about the opportunities and challenges of doing research online. As we continue in this digital age, researchers may feel pressure … Read more

(SOM5) How to publish books and journal articles on migration: Insights from experts

Conference Highlights, In-person, Panels and Plenary, Professional Development

This in-person panel will provide insights on how to effectively publish one’s research on migration as academic books and journal articles. The panelists consist of former Canadian journal editors and … Read more

(APS1) Off the Tenure Track: Preparing for Work Outside the Professoriate

Conference Highlights, In-person, Panels and Plenary, Professional Development

Many graduate students seek careers in the professoriate, however we know that only 19 percent of PhD holders in Canada will land jobs as full-time tenure track professors. The sociology … Read more

(CRS1) Canadian Review of Sociology “Meet the Editors”

Conference Highlights, In-person, Meeting, Professional Development, Socialize and Network

New, Co-Executive Editors of the Canadian Review of Sociology, Dr. David Pettinicchio and Dr. Michelle Maroto, and the Graduate Student Editorial Assistant, Maria Finnsdottir, will provide updates on the journal … Read more