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Clinton Hutton Promoted to the Rank of Professor

The Faculty of Social Sciences congratulates Clinton Hutton, Senior Lecturer in the Department of Government, to the rank of Professor. The promotion comes in the wake of assessment of his academic accomplishments and contribution to his field.


Clinton Hutton holds the Bachelor of Arts degree in Mass Communication with Social Sciences and the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Political Science from The University of the West Indies, Mona. He also holds the Certificate in Teacher Education from The Mico University College.


PhD in Economics

The Department of Economics invites you to apply for the PhD in Economics.  This research degree is designed to provide the requisite tools and skills for advanced economics research in academia and the public and private sectors.  View flyer below for details.

Question Time with the Deputy Dean

The Faculty of Social Sciences invites all undergraduate students to Question Time.  An opportunity for FSS students to ask a variety of questions on matters relating to programme of study requirements, academic progression, examination and registration; and to provide feedback for the Faculty’s continued improvement.

Come join the conversation on Thursday, February 15 @ 3pm in Social Sciences Lecture Theatre (SSLT)

Live Streaming of Dean's Welcome Ceremony

To view a live stream of the Dean's Welcome Ceremony held Monday, August 28, please click here

To view a live stream of the Dean's Welcome Ceremony held Wednesday, August 30, please click here

FSS Undergraduate Students Handbook 2017-2018

The Undergraduate Student Handbook 2017-2018 is now available.  To download, click here.

Excellence in Teaching Awards: Call for Submission

Have you earned scores of 4.5 and over from your student evaluation? Are you committed to excellence in teaching? Are you dedicated to enhancing student learning? Then you may qualify for the FSS teaching award!  Click here to apply for the 2015-2016 FSS Excellence in Teaching Award.

Garth Lipps Promoted to Rank of Professor

The University of the West Indies, Mona is pleased to announce the promotion of Senior Lecturer in the Psychology Unit of the Department of Sociology, Psychology & Social Work, Faculty of Social Sciences to the rank of Professor.  Click here for details

Faculty of Social Sciences Welcomes New Dean

The Faculty of Social Sciences bids farewell to Professor Evan Duggan and welcomes Professor Ian Boxill as the new Dean with effect from August 1, 2016.


Professor Ian Boxill is the Carlton Alexander Professor of Management Studies and Director of the Centre for Tourism and Policy Research, at The University of the West Indies, Mona Campus.  He also holds a personal Chair in Comparative Sociology and is a former Head of the Department of Sociology, Psychology and Social Work at The UWI.


Timetables - Semester 1 and 2

To view the FSS Timetable for Semester 1 2016, please download from link below.

Dean Message to New and Returning Students

The Faculty of Social Sciences extends a warm welcome to all new and returning students and staff.  To view the Dean's welcome message, click here.


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