Andrew Szeto, sitting outside on a bench, was named Mental Health Director at the University of Calgary in 2016.

Research in Social and Theoretical Psychology

in the Department of Psychology

Social and Theoretical Psychology

These researchers share an interest in social and cultural relations as well as foundational and philosophical questions in psychology. We study topics in the areas of interpersonal relationships, social cognition, justice motivation, reactions to victimization, discourse analysis, the psychology of gender, and the history of psychology using a range of theoretical perspectives and methodologies.

Dr. Melissa Boyce


Dr. John Ellard

Social Relations Lab and Moral Psychology Lab


Dr. Andrew Szeto

Mental Health Lab