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Contact the Faculty of Social Sciences

The Dean’s Office oversees all aspects of administration for the Faculty of Social Sciences, including strategic planning, setting budgets, allocating resources, fundraising, providing liaison with faculty and staff, advancing faculty communications and public relations.

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Our Academic Advising Office is here to provide you with the information and guidance you need to succeed at university. Book an appointment to speak to an advisor. All appointments are facilitated over the phone or online.


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Undergraduate and general inquiries:

Graduate inquiries:

If you cannot email, please call Anthropology Administrator Delia Hutchinson at 905-525-9140, ext 24523.


Undergraduate inquiries:

Graduate inquiries:

If you cannot email, please call 905-525-9140 ext 22765.

Geography & Earth Sciences

General inquiries:

If you cannot email, please call 905-525-9140, ext 24535.

Health, Aging & Society

Undergraduate inquiries: Danielle Schumacher

Graduate inquiries: Kristine Espiritu,

All other inquiries: Lori Ewing,

If you cannot email, please call 905-525-9140, ext 27227.

Indigenous Studies Program

General inquiries:

Phone: 905-525-9140 ext 23788

Fax: 905-540-8443

Institute on Globalization and the Human Condition

General inquiries:

If you cannot email, please call 905-525-9140 ext 27556.

Labour Studies

Undergraduate studies inquiries: 905-525-9140, ext 24015

Graduate studies inquiries: Natalie Poplestone,  905-525-9140, ext 24692

Unifor inquiries: Anthony Tambureno, 

HDLC certificate: Mehrdokht Kia,

If you cannot email, please call 905-525-9140, ext 24692. 

Master of Public Policy in Digital Society

General inquiries:

If you cannot email, please call 905-525-9140, ext. 21873 or 26493.

Political Science

General inquiries: 

If you cannot email, please call 905-525-9140, ext 24741.

Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour

General inquiries:

If you cannot email, please call 905-525-9140, ext 23000.

Religious Studies

General inquiries:

If you cannot email, please call 905-525-9140, ext 23109.

Social Psychology

General inquiries:

If you cannot email, please call 905-525-9140, ext 22241.

Social Work

Undergraduate inquiries: Lorna O’Connell, 

Graduate inquiries: Darlene Savoy, 

All other inquiries: Tammy Maikawa,, 905-525-9140 ext 23793


General inquiries:

If you cannot email, please call 905-525-9140, ext 24484.

Office of the Dean:

Jeremiah Hurley
Dean, Social Sciences
Extension: 26156

Juliette Prouse
Director of Finance & Administration

Heather Carr
Executive Officer
Extension: 26156

Kaitlynn Vandermeulen 
Manager, Finance & Data Analysis
Extension: 23499

Sonja Hinds
Financial Coordinator II

Kelly Worton
Associate Director, Development
Extension: 28123

Nick Marquis
Learning Technologies Consultant
Extension: 24487

Samantha Price
Multimedia Specialist

Erin Baxter-Melo
Manager, Communications
Extension: 20126

James Laforet
Website & Communications Coordinator

Danny Johnston
IT Operations Manager
Extension: 20410

Richard Preston
Technical Support Analyst
Extension: 21959

Office of the Associate Dean (Graduate and Research):

Tony Porter
Acting Associate Dean, Research
Extension: 21288

Melanie Heath
Associate Dean, Graduate Studies
Extension: 22692

Matt Wyman-McCarthy 
Research Support Facilitator 

Christine Hollins
Research Administration Analyst
Extension: 24097

Leora Sas van der Linden
Program Manager, Community Research Platform
Extension: 23674

Office of the Associate Dean (Undergraduate Academics):

Tracy Prowse
Associate Dean, Academic
Extension: 26077

Lynn Giordano
Assistant Dean, Social Sciences
Extension: 24605

Megan Stokes
Program Administrator
Extension: 24642

Mark Busser
Manager, Careers and Experiential Education
Extension: 23560
Nicole Agyei-Odame
Recruitment & Academic Advisor (International)
Extension: 27298

Michelle Alway
Faculty Liaison, Accommodations
Julie Gouweloos
Academic & Experiential Learning Coordinator
Undergraduate Academic Advising Team
Social Sciences Recruitment
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