Departments and Schools

The Faculty of Arts is a large, dynamic and growing faculty within one of Canada’s most innovative, bold and ambitious universities. Our faculty is home to internationally acclaimed researchers from the humanities, social sciences and fine arts, as well as many emergent multidisciplinary fields.

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Administrative contacts

ANAR / GEOG / PSYC Administration

Department of Anthropology and Archaeology (ANAR)

Anthropology and Archaeology
Department Head: Peter Dawson

Earth Sciences ES 620
Phone: 403.220.6516
Fax: 403.284.5467
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Department of Geography (GEOG)

Department Head: Andrea Freeman

Earth Sciences 356
Phone: 403.220.5584
Fax: 403.282.6561
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Department of Psychology (PSYC)

Department Head: Keith Yeates

Administration Building 255
Phone: 403.220.5561
Fax: 403.282.8249


UCalgary Psychology Clinic
Clinic Director: Brae Anne McArthur

Phone: 403.220.7731
Fax: 403.441.3320

DAAH / SCPA Administration

Department of Art and Art History (DAAH)

Art and Art History
Acting Department Head: Joelle Welling

Art Building 612
Phone: 403.220.5251
Fax: 403.289.7333
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School of Creative and Performing Arts (SCPA)

Creative and Performing Arts (School of)
School Director: Bruce Barton
Craigie Hall CHD 100
Phone: 403.220.5313
Fax: 403.282.6925
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CLARE / HIST / PHIL Administration

Department of Classics and Religion (CLARE)

Classics and Religion
Department Head: Marica Cassis

Social Sciences 558
Phone: 403.220.5886
Fax: 403.220.9581
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Department of History (HIST)

Department Head: Jewel Spanger

Social Sciences 656
Phone: 403.220.6401
Fax: 403.289.8566
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Department of Philosophy (PHIL)

Department Head: Nicole Wyatt

Social Sciences 1256
Phone: 403.220.5531
Fax: 403.289.5698
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CMF / ENGL / SLLLC Administration

Department of Communication, Media and Film (CMF)

Communication, Media and Film
Department Head: Charles Tepperman

Social Sciences 1152
Phone: 403.220.6207
Fax: 403.210.8138
Graduate program:
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Department of English (ENGL)

Acting Department Head: Hendrik Kraay

Social Sciences 1152
Phone: 403.220.5470
Fax: 403.289.1123
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School of Languages, Linguistics, Literatures and Cultures (SLLLC)

Languages, Linguistics, Literatures and Cultures
Acting School Director: Ozouf Sénamin Amedegnato

Social Sciences 1152
Phone: 403.220.5300 
Fax: 403.282.6925
Linguistics graduate:
Languages, Literatures and Cultures graduate:
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ECON / POLI / SOCI Administration

Department of Economics (ECON)

Acting Department Head: David Walls

Social Sciences 454
Phone: 403.220.5857
Fax: 403.282.5262
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Department of Political Science (POLI)

Political Science
Department Head: Antonio Franceschet

Social Sciences 756
Phone: 403.220.5920
Fax: 403.282.4773
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Department of Sociology (SOCI)

Department Head: Fiona Nelson

Social Sciences 956
Phone: 403.220.6502
Fax: 403.282.9298
Undergraduate Sociology:
Undergraduate Law and Society:
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