Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences

Students and researchers in our faculty explore the evolution of human knowledge and societies, how we got to where we are – and where we might be going.

Pursuing a degree in the Humanities & Social Sciences equips students to understand the complex and pressing issues facing our society now and in the past; locally, national and internationally.

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Brown Bag Luncheon with the President

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences boardroom, A5014

Oct 16, 2023


Dr. Carissa Brown, professor, Department of Geography and Dr. Mark Stoddart, professor and acting head, Department of Sociology, are amongthe four Memorial professors elected to the Royal Society of Canada’s College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists (RSC) — one of the nation’s highest scholarly honours. Read more in the Gazette.

A research collaboration led by Dr. Max Liboiron, professor, Department of Geography, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, is receiving a major contribution to strengthen and enhance connections among international Indigenous scholars and community members. Read more in the Gazette.

A Fine Crowd 2022 celebrated faculty accolades in previous academic year, including our faculty members earning more than a dozen awards, publishing more than two dozen books, and being awarded more than $6 million in grants and agreements. In addition, we named this year's Dean's Award winners. Read more in the Gazette!