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Department of Anthropology

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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.

Mental Health & Well-Being

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


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

Self & Identity

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

The McMaster Undergraduate Journal of Social Psychology is pleased to announce its 2022 publication!

Congratulations to the entire editorial team, 4 thesis groups whose outstanding work is published in this edition of the McMaster Undergraduate Journal of Social Psychology, as well as the abstracts from 7 presentations from the Social Psychology Undergraduate Research Conference. The Social Psychology Program is so proud of your hard work, dedication, and achievements!
Oct 03, 2022

Professor emeritus Dorothy Pawluch’s work honored by former PhD students

A collection of Pawluch’s writings were featured in The American Sociologist
Jul 13, 2022

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