Sociology, Anthropology & Criminology

Paul DattaRonjon Paul Datta is the newest faculty member to join the department of Sociology, Anthropology and Criminology.

New sociology prof loves Windsor's cosmopolitan vibe

Editor's note: this is one of a series of articles about new faculty members who have joined the University of Windsor.

Cosmopolitan is not an adjective many Windsorites would typically use to define their city, but Ronjon Paul Datta would.

“I really like Windsor as a city,” said the latest faculty addition to the department of Sociology, Anthropology and Criminology. “It’s very cosmopolitan, a lot more so than most medium sized cities.”

Communications technology helps immigrants adapt to Canada, recent grad finds

There’s often an expectation that when people move here from another nation they should immerse themselves in Canadian culture, but maintaining a close connection to their home country makes them better immigrants, according to a recent PhD graduate.

And modern communications technology is enabling that connection, says Frances Cachon who recently defended her thesis in Sociology, Anthropology, & Criminology and is working as a sessional instructor there.

Very merry awards celebrate service and teaching in Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

Jennifer Rocheleau, secretary to then history department, made a most deserving recipient of an award recognizing staff service in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, professor Miriam Wright told attendees at the faculty’s end-of-year celebration, Wednesday in Vanier Hall.

Windsor band juggling life and school during busiest year to date

After releasing a debut EP, producing its first music video and playing several opening gigs for bigger Canadian acts, Windsor-based alternative rock band Pulp City Inn has had its busiest year yet.

Band members—lead singer Justin Zuccato, guitar player Darryl Festa, bass player Brandon Zuccato and drummer Brandon Lefrancois—have been struggling to juggle their academic and musical careers.

New study targets high-risk occupations for breast cancer

Women employed in such sectors as automotive plastics and food canning where there are potentially high exposures to carcinogens and endocrine disruptors have an elevated risk for developing breast cancer, according to a new study published today.

Contest winner scores theatre tickets with hollow victory

Sociology student Michelle Gajewski won Monday’s DailyNews trivia contest and earned two tickets to see the University Players production of Agatha Christie’s murder mystery The Hollow at Essex Hall Theatre.

Gajewski’s name was drawn from all entrants who correctly identified Washington Irving as the author of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, Godric’s Hollow as the Potter family village, and Jessica Verday as the author of the Hollow trilogy.