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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.

Undergraduate students

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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Future undergraduates

Thinking about coming to McMaster this fall? Visit our Future Students pages for details about admissions and the student experience. Do you have questions about our programs? Contact our recruitment team at

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Department contacts

All departments in the Faculty of Social Sciences have moved their services online. Office locations are temporarily closed. If you have questions that are not addressed by McMaster's COVID-19 FAQ, please direct them to the appropriate contact.


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 905-525-9140, ext 24015

Graduate studies inquiries: Megan Stokes,  905-525-9140, ext 24692

Unifor inquiries: Anthony Tambureno, 

HDLC certificate: Madisson Lambert, 

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

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

Deb Roche
Executive Assistant
Extension: 20191

Juliette Prouse
Director of Finance and Administration

Heather Carr
Executive Officer
Extension: 26156

Jennifer Graci
Manager of Finance and Data Analysis
Extension: 23499

Baldeep Sodhi
Accounting Assistant

Kelly Worton
Manager, Development, Major & Planned Giving
Extension: 28123

Nick Marquis
Learning Technologies Consultant
Extension: 24487

Meghan Johnston
Acting Manager, Communications
Extension: 20126

Keisha Chapman
Communications Coordinator

James Laforet
Website & Communications Coordinator

Danny Johnston
Technical Support Analyst
Extension: 20410

Richard Preston
Technical Support Analyst
Extension: 21959

Office of the Associate Dean (Graduate and Research):

James Gillett
Associate Dean, Grad Studies & Research
Extension: 27424 

Christine Hollins
Research Administration Analyst
Extension: 24097

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

Matt Wyman-McCarthy
Research Support Facilitator 


Office of the Associate Dean (Undergraduate Academics):

Tracy Prowse
Associate Dean, Academic
Extension: 26077

Lynn Giordano
Assistant Dean, Social Sciences
Extension: 24605

Laurie Doyle
Recruitment Officer

Meghan Bregar
Program Coordinator
Extension: 24642

Mark Busser
Manager, Careers and Experiential Education
Extension: 23560
Nicole Agyei-Odame
Student Experience Coordinator
Extension: 27298
Academic advising team
Social Sciences recruitment
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