UTM Anthropology Society (UTMAS)

Social Media & Contact

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

Office Hours

UTMAS office hours are held in HSC378. The schedule will be posted when available.

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.


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 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
  • Movie Nights
  • 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
  • Exam Destressor
  • UTMAS Executive Council Elections

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

  • Joy Chen, President
  • Kristen Castell, Vice President
  • Caroline WojdyƂo, Secretary-Treasurer
  • Katrina Khan, Events Coordinator
  • Ann Wanjiru, Communications Officer
  • Rebecca Tunney, Communications Officer
  • Sydnee Pearce, 1st Year Representative
  • Artist Drejaj, 2nd Year Representative
  • Nicole Rickard, 3rd & 4th Year Representative
  • Meaghan Campbell, 3rd & 4th Year Representative

Past Executive Council Members:

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 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