Faculty and staff

Staff and faculty with Social Sciences' umbrellas.
Staff and faculty from the Faculty of Social Sciences.

Welcome! New faculty appointments for 2016/2017:

Darcy Mathews (environmental studies); Sarah Macoun (psychology); John Sakaluk (psychology); Brianna Turner (psychology)

New Limited Term position:

Katherine Cook (anthropology); Fatemeh Mokhtarzadeh (economics); William Little (sociology)


The Faculty of Social Sciences is a dynamic and multi-faceted community of people. We have over 145 regular faculty members, over 200 additional adjunct, emeritus and sessional faculty, and approximately 45 support employees. Additional support for the faculty is available across other parts of campus.

We thrive in a culture based on excellent teaching and world-class scholarship, innovation and professional practice. As well, we are committed to diversity serving a student population that hales from the breadth of our province and country, and countries around the world.

The faculty of Social Sciences is the largest faculty at UVic. Visit our department websites to learn more about our faculty members.

Department Location Chair
Anthropology COR B228
Economics BEC 360
Environmental Studies SSM B243
Geography SSM B203
Political Science SSM A316
Psychology COR A236
Sociology COR A333