Professional Development

The Canadian Sociological Association fosters faculty and student professional development through many workshops and expert panels held during our annual conference.

Additional opportunities are offered through the Congress. See the congress website for further details.

 

Upcoming Events

Digital Data Management and Open Access: Implications for research and publishing

Conference Highlights, Panels and Plenary, Professional Development

The environment surrounding academic research and publishing is undergoing transformation. SSHRC (along with NSERC and CIHR) is putting in place a policy on research data management that will have significant … Read more Digital Data Management and Open Access: Implications for research and publishing

Careers outside the Professoriate: Considerations for Graduate Students and Sociology Departments

Conference Highlights, Panels and Plenary, Professional Development

While the career path of PhD graduates has traditionally focused on faculty positions, there are a range of alternative careers in which sociology graduates can apply their research skills. Applied … Read more Careers outside the Professoriate: Considerations for Graduate Students and Sociology Departments

Sociological Research and the COVID-19 Pandemic: Insights on the unequal impacts of COVID-19

Conference Highlights, Panels and Plenary, Professional Development

While medical research has been at the forefront of the COVID-19 pandemic, sociological research has also played an important role. Many sociologists have refocused their research to examine how the … Read more Sociological Research and the COVID-19 Pandemic: Insights on the unequal impacts of COVID-19

Teaching Social Movements in an Age of Uncertainty and Upheaval

Conference Highlights, Panels and Plenary, Professional Development

University-level teaching on the topic of social movements carries several inherent decision-making dilemmas. The changing nature of the student body, combined with the urgency of several contemporary issues on which … Read more Teaching Social Movements in an Age of Uncertainty and Upheaval

“We are dropping like flies”: The professional and physiological implications of doing equity work.

Conference Highlights, Panels and Plenary, Professional Development

Patricia Monture (2009:26) correctly identified academia as a carceral space which is “exclusionary, silencing and perhaps even violent.” It has been long established that academia as a discursive and material … Read more “We are dropping like flies”: The professional and physiological implications of doing equity work.