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Department of Anthropology

Discover Your Focus

Deviance, Crime & Stigma

The social processes involved in defining others as deviant or criminal and the consequences of those processes at the level of interactions and identity.

The Social Construction of Reality

How individuals’ beliefs and meaning-making activities shape interpersonal behavior, relationships and ultimately social institutions.

Lived Experiences

“Society” as it is subjectively experienced and understood by individuals.

Collective Behaviours

The study of crowds, fads, disasters, panics and social movements.

Mental Health & Well-Being

How social identities, interpersonal relationships, and structural inequalities influence mental health and well-being.


The lifelong processes involved in learning how to interact in different social contexts.

Self & Identity

The social bases of selfhood; how individuals develop and express their sense of self in and through social interaction.

Social Psychology students use capstone course to explore a variety of topics

Recently, the Social Psychology Research Project capstone course (4ZZ6) came to a close and students had the opportunity to showcase their work through a virtual poster session.
Mar 26, 2020

A message from Dean Hurley to the Faculty of Social Sciences

"You have shown immense diligence in your response to COVID-19 thus far. Thank you for working hard to create the supports needed for the next few weeks. I ask for your continued patience as we strive to adapt to this continuously evolving situation."
Mar 15, 2020

New Director of Honours Social Psychology Program

The Honours Social Psychology Program welcomes Dr. Tara Marshall as the new director.
Jul 25, 2019

Honours Social Psychology program welcomes new administrator

The Honours Social Psychology program welcomes Emma Pechmann as the new administrator
Jun 26, 2019

Social Sciences students recognized with 100 individual awards and scholarships

On behalf of the Faculty of Social Sciences, we wish to extend our warmest congratulations to all of the recipients in our Faculty of Social Sciences academic awards. You, your family and friends should be proud of your accomplishments.
Apr 04, 2019

Social Psychology students shed light on a range of research topics

On Thursday, March 21, 13 projects from 66 students were showcased at the Honours Social Psychology Program's annual capstone showcase.
Mar 25, 2019