Social Sciences & Humanities

Welcome to the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities! Here you can find out more about our programs, our award-winning researchers, and our latest news. Whether you're coming to Lakehead from inside Canada or outside, from high school, college or the professional world, we have programs to meet your needs.

Disciplines in Social Sciences & Humanities

The various disciplines that make up the Social Sciences and Humanities at Lakehead University include:

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Our graduates are entrepreneurial, creative and highly adaptable to new and ever-changing workplace environments, possessing essential skills and knowledge highly sought after by employers, particularly in the area of critical thinking and advanced communication and research.  Your Lakehead University education will prepare you for a wide range of career choices, from education, business, community activism, and government to law.



Beardmore: The Viking Hoax That Rewrote History 7:30 PM
Thunder Bay Museum (425 Donald Street East)
History for Brunch - Academia Undone: The Rise and Fall of Liberal Arts in Post-Communist Hungary 10:00 AM
Thunder Bay - AT 2021 and Orillia - TBA
Information Session - Global Affairs Canada 1:00 PM
LI5014C (5th Floor of the Library)
Major Challenges for Canadian Foreign Policy in 2019 7:30 PM
AT1010 and OA1025


New Book Published on Thunder Bay and the First World War
A new book written by Lakehead University faculty members and alumni explores the role the region and its people played during the First World War... full story
New Exhibit on Early Photography at the Lakehead
“Behind the Lens: Early Photography at the Lakehead” is a new exhibit as part of an ongoing partnership between the Department of History and the... full story
Alumnus and Faculty Member Appointed by Minister of National Defence as Honorary Lieutenant Colonel
Congratulations to Dr. Michel Beaulieu, Chair of Lakehead's Department of History and President of the University's Alumni Association. The Minister... full story
Department of History a sponsor of Doors Open Thunder Bay 2018
The Department of History is a proud sponsor of Doors Open Thunder Bay, an event taking place on Saturday, Sept. 8 between 10 am and 4 pm. Doors Open... full story