UTM Anthropology Society (UTMAS)

UTMAS is celebrating their ten-year anniversary in 2017! The University of Toronto Mississauga Anthropology Society (UTMAS) is an academic student organization officially recognized by the University of Toronto Mississauga. With an aim to provide a network for UTM Anthropology undergraduate students, the society promotes the discipline of Anthropology through holding a variety of social and academic events throughout the year which provide the opportunity to engage with peers and faculty members. Read more about the benefits of getting involved in on-campus activities.


Full-time and part-time undergraduate students enrolled in Anthropology (specialist, major and/or minor) programs or the Forensic Anthropology specialist program are automatically members of the UTM Anthropology Society and eligible to vote in the society's elections.


Anthropology undergraduate students: if you are interested in volunteering with UTMAS at any events, please send an email to anthropology@utmsu.ca.

UTMAS Events

Check the Events page and follow UTMAS on social media for updates on events such as:

  • Faculty Meet & Greet
  • Graduate School Information Session
  • Indiana Jones Movie Night
  • Valentine’s Day Sale
  • Field trip to Royal Ontario Museum with exclusive tours
  • Field School Symposium
  • Facilitated Study Groups
  • UTMAS Annual Conference with presentations by undergrads, grad students, and faculty
  • UTMAS Executive Council Elections
  • High Tea Exam Destressor

Office Hours

Fall 2017: Tuesdays from 2-4pm in HSC378

Executive Council members hold regular office hours in the Anthropology Department during the Fall and Winter terms. Drop by if you have questions about the society, its events, or if you would like to find out more about the discipline of Anthropology from a fellow undergraduate student.

Contact UTMAS

Follow UTMAS on social media for the latest event updates and announcements!

Email: anthropology@utmsu.ca

Website: utmanthropologysociety.wordpress.com

Twitter: twitter.com/utmanthropology

Facebook: facebook.com/utmanthropologysociety

Instagram: instagram.com/utm_anthropologysociety

Office: HSC378

Executive Council

The UTMAS Executive Council members oversee the activities and day-to-day operations of the society. Council members can develop skills in leadership, organization, communication, and event planning while promoting the discipline of Anthropology. Executive Council elections are held annually.

UTM Anthropology Society Executive Council 2017-2018

  • TBA

UTM Anthropology Society Executive Council 2016-2017

  • Charan Sandhu, President
  • Joy Chen, Vice President
  • Marissa Burliuk, Senior Advisor
  • Kristen Castell, Secretary and Treasurer
  • Hana Salahuddin, Events Coordinator
  • Isidora Ibrahimpasic, Communications Officer
  • Roxanne Chui, Communications Officer
  • Artist Drejaj, 1st Year Representative
  • Cyril Tchakoute, 2nd Year Representative
  • Sonalika Verma, 3rd & 4th Year Representative
  • Akshita Yadav, 3rd & 4th Year Representative

UTM Anthropology Society Past Executive Council 2015-2016

  • Tracey Wilson, President
  • Joy Chen, Vice President and Communications Coordinator
  • Marissa Burliuk, Senior Advisor
  • Tooba Shakeel, Secretary and Treasurer
  • Anna Julia, Event Coordinator
  • Synthia Satkunarajah, Communications Coordinator
  • Kristen Castell, 1st Year Representative
  • Roxanne Chui, 2nd Year Representative
  • Charan Sandhu, 3rd & 4th Year Representative