Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Representative
Reporting to the Vice-President Research, the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Leader serves as the SSHRC presence on campus and in the community to promote achievements and conduct promotional activities to support tri-council mandates in the area of the humanities and social sciences.
Linda McMullen joined the University of Saskatchewan in 1980 and is currently a Professor in the Department of Psychology. She is a Fellow of the Canadian Psychological Association and has received the Jillings Award from the Saskatchewan Psychological Association for outstanding and longstanding service to the profession. Her research has been supported by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, and is qualitative and discursive in form. It is focused on how people use language to do things and on how language shapes, and is shaped by, social and cultural contexts. At present, she and her graduate students are conducting a program of research on the diagnosis of depression and the use of antidepressants as cultural phenomena.The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) is an arm's-length federal agency that promotes and supports university-based research and training in the social sciences and humanities. For more information about SSHRC, visit www.sshrc.ca
Department of Psychology