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.



"No 2 Elementary Flying Training School - Fort William's contribution to the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan" 7:30 PM
Thunder Bay Museum (425 Donald Street East)
"The Best of a Bad Job" - Canada and the Development of International Human Rights, 1947-1976 7:30 PM
Regional Centre 1001
8th Annual Military Symposium - Transformations 8:30 AM
O'Kelly VC Armoury (317 Park Avenue)
Recent Lakehead University History Student Research 7:30 PM
Thunder Bay Museum (425 Donald Street East)


Canadian Geographic Magazine Features Museum Run By Alumna
The January/February issue of Canadian Geographic Magazine features an article about the Chatham-Kent Black Historical Society. History alumna Sam... full story
New Film on First World War to Premiere November 4th at Community Auditorium
The Department of History is pleased to welcome faculty, staff and students to the premiere on 4 November of Where The Poppies Blow: The Lakehead at... full story
New Article Proposes New Approach to Exploring Climate Change
A new article by Dr. Pallavi Das proposing a new approach to doing history, a people's history of climate change, appears in the most recent issue of... full story
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