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Department of Anthropology

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Self & Identity

How individuals develop and express their personal and social identities through social interaction both online and offline.

Deviance, Crime & Stigma

The social processes involved in defining others as deviant or criminal and the consequences of those processes at the level of interactions and identity.


What contributes to good relationships with romantic partners, friends, and family members.

Mental Health & Well-Being

How social identities, interpersonal relationships, and structural inequalities influence mental health and well-being.

Meet Mac grad, Maryam Denno

Maryam Denno is graduating on June 15, 2022, with a major in social psychology. She spoke to us about her favourite McMaster memories, including her welcome week experiences and how Mac allowed her to step out of her comfort zone.
Jun 13, 2022

Recipients of the 2022 Undergraduate Student Research Awards Announced

This year, there are 13 recipients of the USRAs.
May 06, 2022

Dr. Sarah Clancy Wins MSU Excellence in Teaching Award

As unveiled at the McMaster Students Union Macademics annual teaching awards ceremony on April 7th, Social Psychology professor Dr. Sarah Clancy won the Excellence in Teaching Award for Social Sciences. Many congratulations, Dr. Clancy – this award is so well-deserved!
Apr 19, 2022

Annual Poster Session Showcase

On March 18, 2022, the students from the capstone course in the Social Psychology Program took part in the annual poster session showcase for Soc Psy 4ZZ6.
Mar 25, 2022

Social Psychology Students – consider submitting an abstract of your work for an undergraduate student research conference!

Looking for an opportunity to develop your communication skills, while also gaining valuable experience to build up your cv?
Oct 18, 2021