Centre for Social Sciences

The Centre for Social Sciences (CSS) is the largest department in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, with 28 faculty members and over 100 tutors and academic experts. CSS offers a variety of courses and programs spanning the areas of anthropology, criminal justice, global studies, health administration, human geography, human services, legal studies, political economy, political studies, psychology, sociology and legislative drafting. Although CSS is inherently diverse in our expertise across the social sciences field, we share the common goal of optimizing teaching and learning.

CSS News

PowerED Looking at poverty from new perspectives: PowerED™ and the Justice Sector Constellation partner to digitally uplift course

Meenal The Power of Story: An Interview with Meenal Shrivastava

WRAP WRaP Project - Report from Colleen McClure CSS tutor

The Wellness, Resilience and Partnership Project: Relational Supports for Youth with FASD in Alberta Schools.

Hugh Notman - Monkey Field School Hugh Notman - Monkey Field School

Every May since 2007 I have taken up to 20 undergraduate students to a remote little strip of forest called Monkey River in Belize.

Nanci Langford Nanci Langford

A conference co-sponsored by Athabasca University, and organized by committee members of the Alberta Women’s Memory Project (Nanci Langford, Sarah Carter and Claire Thomson) was held at University of Alberta October 28-30.

Money Moksha Money Moksha

As part of an ABOER project I am creating an eight minute animation entitled Money Moksha.

Dr. Meaghan Peuramaki-Brown Dr. Meaghan Peuramaki-Brown

Dr. Meaghan Peuramaki-Brown, Assistant Professor in the Centre for Social Sciences at AU, is a Maya archaeologist and is currently involved with two major research programs.

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Updated March 11 2021 by Student & Academic Services