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Athabasca University

Message from the Dean

Dr. Veronica Thompson, Dean

I am proud to welcome you to the Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences at Athabasca University.

The Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences is committed to providing outstanding learning experiences, to advancing our dynamic research contributions, and to integrating teaching and research across our curriculum.

In a world of rapid cultural, political, social, and technological change, creative and critical thought and effective communication are vital. Athabasca University's Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences provides numerous opportunities for students to encounter, engage in, and effect change in the world by offering innovative, interactive and individual learning experiences across a broad spectrum of humanities, social sciences, and interdisciplinary areas of study. In the Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences, you will work with highly qualified faculty, tutors and staff who are both passionate about their fields of study and dedicated to student success.

We look forward to sharing in your learning!

Updated January 28 2014 by Student & Academic Services

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