Last updated: October 12, 2005

Mark Sandilands

B.A., M.A., Ph.D. (Alberta)
Professor Emeritus

I am a native of Edmonton, Alberta. I obtained my B.A. (1963), M.A. (1967), and Ph.D. (1969) from the University of Alberta and came to the University of Lethbridge in 1968.
My areas of interest include general, social, environmental psychology, sport, and community psychology, and personality, attitudes, personality factors in social behaviour, psychological factors in patriotism, nationalism and regionalism, social and environmental factors in institutional care of the elderly; Family Violence Research, psychology of gender and gender relations, inter-group and cross-cultural relations, and bilingualism and language attitudes. Also Macintosh computers.

Recent papers

Other interests--check out my collection of bookmarks,

or see a brief essay on Websites for Students and Teachers of Psychology,


I am now retired. These are courses I taught last and are shown here for your information.
  • Psychology 3810: Environmental Psychology (Spring 2001)
  • Psychology 4880: Psychology of Family Violence (Fall 2000)

Current non-academic Interests

A major interest lately is politics: Alberta NDP, Federal NDP

Another of my non-academic interests (nay, passions) is swimming, more particularly, Masters Swimming.
I can often be found at the Max Bell Regional Aquatic Centre, where I swim 10-15 km per week. Find out about the Lethbridge Masters Swim Club.

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