Fonds F0086 - Department of Psychology fonds.

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Department of Psychology fonds.


  • 1960-2010 (Creation)

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2.26 m of textual records

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In 1960 the Faculty of Arts and Science began offering the subject of Psychology. The Department of Psychology was formed in 1962 in the same Faculty. In 1977, the department moved to the newly formed Faculty of Social Sciences. The Department offers a BA, BSc, BA Honours, BSc Honours degrees as well as graduate work leading to a MSc, and PhD.

In April 2010, all departments from the Faculty of Social Sciences were combined with those of the Faculties of Fine Arts, Humanities and Communication and Culture into the Faculty of Art.

Heads of the Department of Psychology: W.R.N. Blair, 1966-1972; R.E. Schaub, 1972-1973 (Acting); W.R.N. Blair, 1973-1974; R.E. Schaub, 1974-1979; W.R.N. Blair, 1979-1980; R.E. Schaub, 1980-1981; D.G. Jamieson, 1981-1985; W.A.S. Smith, 1985-1986; D.W. Kline, 1986-1996; B. Bland, 1996-2006; K. Dobson, 2006-2011; D. Hodgins, 2011-.

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The fonds consists of budget and business plans, correspondence, memos, proposals, reports and minutes of the Department of Psychology of the University of Calgary.

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Administrative records are restricted for a period of 15 years as authorized under the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

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