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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Looking for an administrator, faculty or staff member within one of our Departments or Schools? Find out how to reach them.

Anthropology and Archaeology

Department Head: Dr. Peter Dawson
Earth Sciences ES 620
Phone: 403.220.6516
Fax: 403.284.5467

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Art and Art History

Department Head: Denis Gadbois
Art Building 612
Phone: 403.220.5251
Fax: 403.289.7333

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Classics and Religion

Department Head: Dr. Marica Cassis
Social Sciences 558
Phone: 403.220.5886
Fax: 403.220.9581

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Communication, Media and Film

Department Head: Dr. Charles Tepperman
Social Sciences 320
Phone: 403.220.6207
Fax: 403.210.8138
Graduate program:

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Creative and Performing Arts (School of)

Acting School Director: Dr. Joelle Welling (July 1, 2020 - June 30, 2021)
Craigie Hall CHD 100
Phone: 403.220.5313
Fax: 403.282.6925

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Department Head: Dr. Robert Oxoby
Social Sciences 454
Phone: 403.220.5857
Fax: 403.282.5262

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Department Head: Dr. Jacqueline Jenkins
Social Sciences 1152
Phone: 403.220.5470
Fax: 403.289.1123

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Department Head: Dr. David Goldblum
Earth Sciences 356
Phone: 403.220.5584
Fax: 403.282.6561

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Department Head: Dr. Jewel Spanger
Social Sciences 656
Phone: 403.220.6401
Fax: 403.289.8566

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Languages, Linguistics, Literatures and Cultures (School of)

School Director: Dr. Mark Conliffe
Craigie Hall D 310
Phone: 403.220.5300 / 403.220.5293
Fax: 403.282.6925
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Department Head: Dr. Nicole Wyatt
Social Sciences 1256
Phone: 403.220.5531
Fax: 403.289.5698

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Political Science

Department Head: Dr. Antonio Franceschet
Social Sciences 756
Phone: 403.220.5920
Fax: 403.282.4773

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Department Head: Dr. Keith Yeates
Administration Building 255
Phone: 403.220.5561
Fax: 403.282.8249

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Department Head: Dr. Fiona Nelson
Social Sciences 956
Phone: 403.220.6502
Fax: 403.282.9298
Undergraduate Sociology:
Undergraduate Law and Society:

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