Dean’s Welcome

A Message from the Dean

Headshot of Dean Jeremiah Hurley

A Message from the Dean

Meet the Dean of Social Sciences, Dr. Jeremiah Hurley

Welcome to McMaster’s Faculty of Social Sciences.


Whether you’re new to the McMaster community or are a returning student or faculty member, I’m proud to share more about what makes the Social Sciences at McMaster exceptional.


Our strength comes from our long-standing commitment to academic excellence as well as world-class research. Our award-winning researchers and faculty members offer guidance and mentorship within the classroom and strive to create more sustainable, just societies.


We are committed to the success of our students. With hundreds of program combinations to choose from, students have the opportunity to tailor a degree to their interests. Each of our programs fosters curiosity and encourages collaboration. Alumni go on to pursue successful careers around the globe, from academia to government to industry.


I continue to be amazed by the impact our students, faculty and staff have on the world around us.


Now, more than ever, the world needs researchers, advocates and practitioners to move us forward. Come improve the human and societal health and wellbeing in the Faculty of Social Sciences.


I look forward to you joining us,


Jeremiah Hurley

Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences

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