The directory below provides contact information for the Faculty of Arts & Science leadership team and the administrative units associated with the dean's office. Visit the U of T Directory to find a full list of staff, faculty and department contacts.



Academic Human Resources

The University of Toronto is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding faculty and academic staff. The Academic Human Resources Office provides support and expertise to academic units on the interpretation and application of policies and procedures governing academic appointments.

The Academic Human Resources Office supports Academic Administrators and their staff on the full spectrum of Academic HR matters, including recruitment, appointments, tenure, continuing status, promotion, leaves, workload, PTR and retirement. This office also supports academic units in respect of Research Associates, Senior Research Associates and academic unionized employee groups including Teaching Assistants and Course Instructors (CUPE 3902, Unit 1), Sessional Lecturers and Writing Instructors (CUPE 3902, Unit 3) and Postdoctoral Fellows (CUPE 3902, Unit 5).

If you have any questions or concerns related to the academic staff in your unit, please feel free to contact your Academic Human Resources Officer. To access the Academic HR documents and materials, please visit the Academic HR SharePoint site.

Name Phone/Email Department/ Centre/ Institute/ Program/ College
General Inquiries


Mikael Swayze – Director, Academic HR 416-946-5182
  • Academic Human Resources
  • Office of the Dean
Lisa Wilkes – Coordinator, Academic HR, Equity & Special Projects 416-978-7411
  • Comparative Literature, Centre for (CCL)
  • Office of the Dean (DOO)
  • English (ENG)
  • French (FRE)
  • Political Science (POL)
  • Records of Early English Drama (REED)
  • School of Cities (Scities)
  • Slavic Languages and Literatures (SLA)
  • Spanish & Portuguese (SPA)

Suzanne Prashad – Academic Human Resources Officer

  • Anthropology (ANT)
  • Centre for Medieval Studies (CMS)
  • Chemistry (CHM)
  • Classics (CLA)
  • Drama, Theatre & Performance Studies, Centre for (CDTPS)
  • Ecology & Evolutionary Biology (EEB)
  • Economics (ECO)
  • Geography (GGR)
  • Human Biology Program (HMB)
  • Islamic Studies, Institute for (IIS)
  • University College  (UC) & related Programs
  • Women & Gender Studies Institute (WGSI)
  • Woodsworth College (WDW) & related Programs
Zehra Ladak (on leave) – Academic Human Resources Officer    
Malaika Alex – Academic Human Resources Officer 416-946-5833
  • Computer Science (CSC)
  • East Asian Studies (EAS)
  • German (GER)
  • History (HIS)
  • Indigenous Studies, Centre for (CIS)
  • Italian (ITA)
  • Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy (SGAPP) & related Programs
  • Religion (REL)
Kim Derrick – Academic Human Resources Officer 416-946-8056
  • Art History (ART)
  • Astronomy & Astrophysics (AST)
  • Canadian Institute for Theoretical Astrophysics (CITA)
  • Cell & Systems Biology (CSB)
  • Centre for Jewish Studies (CJS)
  • Dunlap Institute (DI)
  • Ethics, Centre for (ETH)
  • History and Philosophy of Science & Technology, Institute for (IHPST)
  • Impact Centre (IC)
  • Jackman Humanities Institute (JHI)
  • Mathematics (MAT)
  • Near & Middle East Civilizations (NMC)
  • Sociology (SOC)
  • Statistical Sciences (STA)
Lisa Hansen – Academic Human Resources Officer  416-946-5333 
  • Cinema Studies Institute (CSI)
  • Criminology and Socio-legal Studies (CRM)
  • Diaspora & Transnational Studies, Centre for (CDTS)
  • Earth Sciences (ESS)
  • Industrial Relations & Human Resources, Centre for (CIRHR)
  • Innis College (INN) & related Programs
  • Linguistics (LIN)
  • Mathematical Finance Program (MMF)
  • New College (NEW) & related Programs
  • Philosophy (PHL)
  • Physics (PHY)
  • Psychology (PSY)
  • School of the Environment (ENV)
Niveca Sivakulam – Academic Human Resources Assistant 416-946-7643 
  • General Inquiries


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Administrative Human Resources

The University of Toronto is able to realize its teaching, learning and research mission with the support and involvement of our highly capable professional, managerial, administrative and technical staff. The retention and recruitment of excellent staff, in combination with ongoing professional development, are key to our staff having satisfying, progressively more responsible and fully engaged careers at the University of Toronto and enabling them to contribute significantly to the University’s achievement of its goals.

The Faculty of Arts & Science is committed to recognizing administrative staff as partners in the academic enterprise. The Administrative Human Resource Services Office is responsible for providing a full range of administrative human resource services to Arts & Science academic administrators, managers and staff. We provide information for non-unionized staff employees (Confidential, Professional/Managerial and Advancement professionals) and unionized staff employees (CUPE 3261 Full-Time and Part-Time and United Steelworkers-Staff (USW) Appointed and Casual).

The Administrative Human Resources group is responsible for providing a full range of human resource services to the Faculty of Arts and Science academic administrators, managers, faculty and staff. If you have questions or concerns related to your employment, please contact your Human Resources Consultant. 

Name Phone/Email Department/ Centre/ Institute/ Program/ College
General Inquiries 416-978-7343
Diana Tiernan – Director, Administrative HR 416-978-5124
  • Human Resources
  • Office of the Dean
Ellen Brikaras – Benefits Officer/ Human Resources Consultant 
*Ellen Brikaras provides complete benefits services to the faculty


  • Dictionary of Canadian Biography
  • France et du monde francophone, Centre d'etudes de la
  • French
  • Germanic Languages and Literatures
  • Human Biology Program
  • Medieval Studies, Centre for
  • Office of the Dean 
  • Office of Experiential Learning and Outreach Support
  • Office of Teaching and Learning
  • Statistical Sciences
Kecha Holland – Human Resources Consultant 416-946-0907
  • Biological Timing and Cognition, Centre for
  • Chemistry
  • Faculty Registrar
  • Global Affairs and Public Policy, Munk School of
    • Asian Institute
    • European, Russian and Eurasian Studies, Centre for
    • Dr. David Chu Program in Asia Pacific Studies
    • South Asian Studies, Centre for
    • United States, Centre for the Study of
  • Governance and Curriculum Services
  • Physics
  • Psychology
  • Quantum Information and Quantum Control, Centre for
  • Statistics Canada Research Data Centre, Toronto Region
  • Woodsworth College
Carol Kayitaba – Human Resources Consultant 416-978-3906
  • Advancement
  • Anthropology
  • Archaeology Centre
  • Biological Sciences Facility 
  • Cities, School of
  • Communications
  • Impact Centre 
  • Mathematics
  • Office of Research Services
Ann Yang – Human Resources Consultant 416-978-2127
  • Art, History of
  • Astronomy and Astrophysics
  • Astronomy and Astrophysics, Dunlap Institute for
  • Cell and Systems Biology
  • Comparative Literature, Centre for
  • Computer Science
  • Diaspora and Transnational Studies, Centre for
  • Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
  • Economics
  • Genome Evolution & Function, Centre for the Analysis of
  • Mathematical Finance Program
General Inquiries 416-978-7343
  • Criminology and Sociolegal Studies, Centre for
  • English
  • Geography
  • History and Philosophy of Science and Technology, Institute for
  • Industrial Relations & HR, Centre for
  • Religion, Study of/Buddhist Studies
  • Slavic Languages and Literatures
  • Sociology
  • Spanish and Portuguese
  • University College
    • Sexual Diversity Studies, Mark S. Bonham, Centre for
Kimberly Yeh – Human Resources Consultant 416-978-2271
  • Canadian Institute for Theoretical Astrophysics (CITA)
  • Centre for Jewish Studies, Anne Tanenbaum
  • Classics
  • Drama, Theatre, and Performance Studies, Centre for
  • Earth Sciences
  • Ethics, Centre for
  • Finance
  • Humanities Institute, Jackman
  • Indigenous Studies, Centre for
  • Islamic Studies, Centre for
  • Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations
  • New College
  • Planning and Infrastructure
Monique Roopanram – Human Resources Consultant  416-946-5003
  • Cinema Studies
  • East Asian Studies
  • Environment, School of the
  • History 
  • Innis College
  • Italian Studies
  • Linguistics
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science
  • Office of Partnerships, Community Engagement and Strategic Events
  • Women and Gender Studies Institute
Alison MacKenzie (on leave) – Human Resources Consultant 416-946-8187
Kate Salmon – Human Resources Assistant 416-978-7343 
Carolyn Wright – Human Resources Consultant 416-946-7214


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The Executive Director of Advancement has oversight of two key functions: philanthropy and stakeholder relations in support of the Faculty’s and its units’ academic priorities. To facilitate these efforts, the A&S Advancement team engages in the cultivation and stewardship of lifetime interactions with alumni and friends, raising awareness amongst current and prospective stakeholders about the value of investing in the Faculty.

Staff have responsibility for fundraising, alumni engagement, advancement communications and special events. The office works collaboratively with the Vice-President, Advancement and the Division of University of Advancement (DUA) to ensure alignment and consistency with the overall goals of the University.

Name Phone Email
Catherine Argiropoulos – Associate Director, Advancement, New College 416-978-0310
Barbara Ball – Director of Operations 416-946-3118
Ennis Blentic – Associate Director of Advancement,
Innis College
Courtney Boost – Development Officer  416-946-3923
Alvin Chee – Stewardship Associate 416-946-0518
Orbelina Cortez-Barbosa – Development Associate         416-946-5192  orbie.cortez@       
Richard Delisle – Senior Development Officer, Leadership & Annual Giving 416-978-2720
Niamh Earls – Senior Development Officer, Legacy and Leadership Giving 416-978-1570
Adam Fox – Senior Advancement Research Officer 416-946-8691
Monica Hahm – Director of Development, Munk School of Global Affairs 416-946-7149
Ramine Haider – Alumni Relations Officer 416-946-8702 
Kim Hunt-Rao – Executive Director, Advancement 416-978-0360
Yvette Lam – Senior Development Officer, Major Gifts 416-978-2722
Heather McLean – Director of Development (on leave) 416-978-1844
Carlo Siochi – Alumni Relations Officer (on secondment) 416-978-7251
Mila Thirasack – Alumni Relations Officer 416-946-5518
Laura Toth – Executive Assistant to the Executive Director, Advancement 416-946-3116
Lanie Treen – Associate Director, Stewardship 416-978-3482
Jennifer Wells – Manager, Alumni Engagement 416-946-7149
Emily Wilson – Associate Director, Development 416-978-4177
TBD – Advancement Events Officer
TBD – Development Associate
TBD – Senior Development Officer, Major Gifts 


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Communications & Public Affairs

Communications & Public Affairs develops communication plans and strategies to support the strategic goals of the Faculty of Arts & Science. We promote the Faculty’s reputation via internal and external media. Areas of focus include Arts & Science news and media relations, marketing and design, digital content management and website development. Communications leadership and support is also provided for initiatives arising out of the various administrative units within the Dean’s Office.

We love to tell stories that promote the strengths and achievements of our community. We are audience driven.
We use listening strategies and integrated and responsive communications to engage and address the needs of our audiences. 

For general communications inquiries, if you are unsure who to contact:

For the academic department web project, or for regular scheduled content updates, errors or inquiries related to the Faculty website:

Name Phone Email
Sean Bettam – Communications & Media Relations Specialist 416-946-7950
Peter Boisseau – Advancement Writer 416-978-4691
Lucianna Ciccocioppo – Director, Advancement Communications 416-978-4697
Sara Cook – Special Projects and Administrative Officer
Teresinha Costa – Graphic Designer, Advancement Communications 416-946-3773
Linh Do – Communications Officer, Graphic Design 416-946-7041
Christine Elias – Associate Director, Communications  416-946-5499
Dani Giles – Senior Communications & Web Liaison 416-978-6831
Robyn Godfrey – Director, Student Communications 416-946-7037
Brenda Hampton – Associate Director, Student Communications & Marketing 416-946-7031
Melissa J. Hill – Executive Director, Faculty Communications & Public Affairs 416-946-3085
Sarah Khan – Associate Director, Web & Digital 416-946-7038
Kaitlin Klaas – Senior Communications & Web Liaison  416-978-4352
Jocelyn Lagerquist – Communications Officer (on secondment)  
Sarah MacFarlane – Advancement Writer 416-978-3281
Michael McKinnon – Associate Director, Advancement Communications 416-978-5121
Sean McNeely – Staff Writer 416-946-7171
Natasha Mendonca – Digital Communications & Social Media Specialist 416-978-8846
Lia Quickert – Director, Communications and Media Relations 416-978-5731
Chris Sasaki – Staff Writer 416-946-7172
Madeline Taylor – Digital Content Coordinator
Diana Tyszko – Graphic Design Specialist 416- 978-1490
Alexa Zulak – Staff Writer 416-946-8589


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Critical Incidents, Safety & Health Awareness

The Director of Critical Incidents, Safety and Health Awareness serves as the divisional case manager of critical incidents to the senior academic and administrative leadership in the Dean’s Office and across the Faculty's academic and administrative units on matters related to crisis and issues management. Responsibilities include ensuring the comprehensive coordination, development and implementation of Faculty-wide issue management and mental health awareness.

The Director works closely with the University’s Director of High Risk, the Office of the Vice-President Human Resources and Equity and the Office of the Provost to ensure close collaboration with Central case management of high-risk matters.

Name Phone Email
Caroline Rabbat – Director, Critical Incidents, Safety & Health Awareness 416-946-4023


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Dean and Leadership Team

General inquiries relating to the Office of the Dean may be directed to

The Office of the Dean provides overall administrative leadership for the Faculty. As defined by University policy, the Dean is the chief executive officer responsible for budget, administration, and academic appointments. The Dean is responsible for leading the formulation of academic priorities and plans, and for ensuring their effective implementation. Academic leadership in the Faculty is also provided by five Vice-Deans and two Associate Deans in the following portfolios: Academic Planning; Faculty & Academic Life & Equity; Graduate Education; Undergraduate; Research & Infrastructure; Teaching & Learning; Undergraduate Issues & Academic Planning.

Name Phone Email
General Inquiries 416-978-3383
Melanie Woodin – Dean, Faculty of Arts & Science 416-978-5413
Daniela Trapani – Executive Assistant to the Dean 416-978-5413
Victoria Larke – Senior Project Strategist 416-946-5313
Maureen Peng – Director, Academic Planning and Program Initiatives 416-978-3390
Kim McLean – Chief Administrative Officer 416-978-5141
Randy Boyagoda  – Vice-Dean, Undergraduate 416-978-3453
Virginia Maclaren – Acting Vice-Dean, Academic Planning 416-978-6782
Jay Pratt – Acting Vice-Dean, Graduate Education 416-978-3453
Jamie Stafford – Vice-Dean, Academic Operations 416-978-3935
Alexie Tcheuyap – Vice-Dean, Faculty, Academic Life & Equity 416-978-7897
Vince Tropepe – Vice-Dean, Research 416-978-7897
Associate Deans    
Alana Boland – Associate Dean, Teaching & Learning 416-978-3453
Asher Cutter – Interim Associate Dean, Student Affairs 416-978-6782
Gillian Hamilton – Associate Dean, Unit-Level Reviews 416-978-6782
Executive Assistants    
Carrie Greenop – Executive Assistant to the Chief Administrative Officer 416-978-4709
Christine Yarish - Executive Assistant to: 416-978-7897
Vice-Dean, Faculty, Academic Life & Equity    
Vice-Dean Research    
Svetlana Braienko - Executive Assistant to: 416-978-3453
Vice-Dean Undergraduate    
Vice-Dean Graduate Education    
Associate Dean, Teaching & Learning    
Natasha Kolos - Executive Assistant to: 416-978-6782
Vice-Dean, Academic Planning    
Associate Dean, Undergraduate Issues & Academic Planning    
Linda Silmer - Executive Assistant to: 416-978-3935
Vice-Dean Academic Operations    
Director, OLA    
Portfolio Supports    
Kelly Nolan – Graduate Funding Liaison Officer 416-978-0701
Sharon Kelly – Research & Graduate Academic Planning Coordinator, Graduate Education 416-978-1022 
Andrea Benoit – Academic Review Officer 416-978-8917
Academic Planning & Review Officer 416-978-0445
Natasha Lan – Project and Administrative Coordinator, Undergraduate 416-978-0284


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Experiential Learning and Outreach Support

Experiential Learning and Outreach Support collaborates with academic units and community partners to plan, develop, and implement quality experiential learning initiatives for Arts & Science students. This includes work-integrated learning, career-engaged learning, community-engaged learning, research and international as well as Indigenous-related opportunities. Our staff provide assistance in the areas of program and course design, course delivery, partnership development, student assessment, and program administration, serving as a liaison between Arts & Science academic and administrative units, various institutional offices, and the Office of the Dean.

Name Email
General Inquiries
Vicki Lowes, PhD – Director, Experiential Learning & Outreach Support
Colin McMahon, PhD – Community Outreach Coordinator
Ainsley Goldman, MEd – Experiential Learning Educational Developer
Christine Ovcaric, MA Ed – Experiential Learning Officer (Research & International)


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Faculty Budget, Planning & Finance

The Faculty Budget, Planning & Finance Office provides strategic and operational advice on the financial and budget management of the Faculty, as well as internal institutional/Faculty research data. The Office models, plans and implements the Faculty’s operating budget and provides Faculty-wide support and advice on the management of research, restricted and trust funds; financial analyses and forecasting; strategic planning and budget analysis; policy compliance and develops and delivers finance and business training seminars for A&S academic administrators and administrative staff.

The Faculty Budget, Planning & Finance Office is also the business support unit for the decanal portfolios and provides business support services to all of the Faculty’s units. In addition, the Office provides institutional/Faculty/unit data, analyses and web-based custom visualizations to support academic and strategic planning.

Name Phone Email
TBA – Financial Assistant, Budgeting (Casual)
Horatio Bot – Executive Director, Faculty Budget, Planning & Finance Office 416-978-7412
TBA – Financial Assistant, Business Administration
Connie Carrozza – Financial Assistant,
Business Administration
Dana Gaiu – Financial Officer, Base Budget 416-946-7295
David Gasteiger – Planning and Financial Officer 416-978-1398
Mandy Fung – Faculty Finance & Business Analyst 416-946-3748
Mustafa Asif Iqbal Khan – Planning & Financial Officer 416-946-7627
Sandra Ragnatt Jackson – Financial Officer, Faculty Accounts 416-946-7635
Sangeeta Jeyakumar – Financial Officer, Faculty Administration 416-946-3722
Candy Lam-Sandico – Faculty Graduate Finance & Data Analyst 416-946-3719
Lisa Ann Leung – Senior Finance Officer, Base Budget & Financial Operations 416-946-0886
Iris Kun Li – Financial Officer, Faculty Restricted &
Research Accounting
Cristina Huerta Marin – Senior Faculty Financial Officer, Business Administration 416-946-8089 
Carmela Mazin – Director, Financial & Business Analytics 416-978-6482
TBA – Financial Assistant, Business Administration
Mubin Merchant – Faculty Finance & Enrollment Analyst 416-978-1133
TBA – Financial Officer, Business Administration
Rajesh Krishnan Nair – Senior Financial Officer, Financial Analysis 416-946-3646
Melissa O'Dell – Coordinator, Graduate Student Funding 416-978-6991
Annette Perry – Financial Assistant, Business Administration 416-978-2322
Alexander Protomanni – Financial Assistant, Restricted & Research Accounting 416-946-3752
George Taylor – Director, Faculty Budget & Finance 416-978-5432
Florence Wu – Faculty Financial Research & Data Analyst 416-978-5414
Wynne Yeung – Coordinator, Graduate Student Funding 416-978-7904
Kevin Xinkai Zhang – Financial Officer, Base Budget & Academic Appointments 416-978-1525
Catherine Zhao – Budget Support Officer 416-978-3586


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Faculty Registrar & Undergraduate Academic Services

The Office of the Faculty Registrar and Undergraduate Academic Services handles the full range of undergraduate registrar functions for the Faculty: recruitment, admissions, transfer credit, registration, timetabling, room bookings, course enrolment, final exams, final course marks and degree assessment, as well as student success programming. The Office works with the College Registrars and academic units to coordinate student advising and the consistent application of rules and procedures across the Faculty.

The Faculty Registrar has a broad role to coordinate the implementation of University and Faculty policies, and to facilitate the intersection of our students' academic and co-curricular lives.

The Faculty Registrar also serves as Secretary to Faculty Council and in that capacity oversees the Faculty Governance and Curriculum Services unit, which is responsible for academic integrity and petitions and appeals, publication of the Faculty’s Calendar and supports Faculty Council and its standing committees (Committee on Admission; Committee on Standing; and the Humanities, Social Sciences and Sciences Curriculum Committees).

Name Phone Email
General Inquiries 416-978-3384
Lisa Feng – Faculty Registrar & Director, Academic Services 416-946-4080
Tatiana Dobrovolska – Associate Faculty Registrar, Special Projects, Finance and Student Awards 416-946-7005
Martha Harris – Manager, Faculty Governance & Curriculum 416-946-5948
Valentina Lopez – Associate Faculty Registrar & Director, Student Recruitment & Admissions 416-978-8811
Thomas MacKay  Director, Faculty Governance & Curriculum Services 416-946-7011
Erin McMichael – Associate Faculty Registrar & Director, Student Affairs 416-978-3393
Neil Neebar – Associate Faculty Registrar & Director, Registrar Services 416-978-8555
Kathy-Jo Pinder – Associate Director, Scheduling & Examinations 416-978-8808


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Health & Safety

The Faculty’s Health and Safety Advisor is embedded in the Faculty, focused on the needs of the Faculty, but working collaboratively with the University’s central Environmental Health & Safety Office team. This position aims to ensure the Faculty’s compliance with governmental health and safety legislation, as well as the University’s safety policies and standards.

The Advisor works with administrative leaders to develop a strong health and safety culture across their units. Information dissemination, training sessions, committee participation, incident follow-up and workplace audits are used to foster safety awareness and best practices. The due diligence activities are designed to ensure that the University takes every reasonable precaution to safeguard the health and safety of faculty, students, staff and visitors.

Name Phone Email
Christine Weidner – Health & Safety Advisor 416-978-8321


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Information & Instructional Technology

Faculty IT support is fulfilled by three key groups: 

  • Central University Information Technology Services (ITS) for student, faculty and staff institutional wireless and email ( and enterprise applications.
  • A&S Divisional Information & Instructional Technology (IIT) services including day-to-day support for numerous units in the Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty coordination for organizational technology initiatives and roll-outs such as Office 365, as well as ongoing support for e-Token, VoIP, Quercus (LME) etc.
  • Existing departmental (local) IT support. 

IT Support Contact Information Summary

A&S Students:

A&S Faculty and Staff:

  • General central support: for e-mail ( and institutional wireless support, please contact the Information Commons Help Desk as noted above.
  • Central application support: For ESS, AMS, Student Information Systems/ROSI support visit Enterprise Applications and Solutions Integration (EASI).
  • Faculty support: for all other day to day IT support (your computers, printers, servers etc.), contact your local IT department or Information & Instructional Technology (IIT) at:

Please note:

  • Faculty-wide E-Token hardware/general support, Quercus (LME) support and VoIP support is provided by IIT.  Feel free to contact us directly verses your local IT department. 
  • If you’re unclear about where to go for help, contact IIT for assistance finding the right support team.  We are happy to help.  

IIT Contact Information:

Name Phone Email
Please reach us by submitting an email for a request or to report an issue 416-946-0570 General:
IIT Escalation Line: call us for urgent issues/updates 416-946-0570
IIT Front Desk 416-978-2535
IIT Lab Help Line 416-946-4357/HELP 
CHASS Data Centre Administration 416-805-2609
Sotira Chrisanthidis – Director 416-407-4120
Lareza Lazuardi – Sr. Manager, Applications & Development 416-460-5445
Rose O’Higgins – Sr. Manager, Client Services 416-949-2924
Diana Medeiros – Manager, Product & Delivery Services 416-526-3689
Priya Murugaiah – Manager, Infrastructure 416-978-8239
Alicja Wigglesworth – Manager, Education Technology (Teaching Technology Support Team) 416-525-1385
Thiba Sithiravel – Client Services Operations Lead/ Escalation Contact 416-946-0570
Natalie Wallace-Schlieffer – IIT Service Delivery Lead 416-523-3980
John-Carlos Best – Service & Technology Delivery Lead 647-228-5361
Asif Khan – Service & Technology Delivery Lead 647-382-3151
Na Young Lee – Administrative Assistant to the Director 416-805-2609


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Infrastructure Planning

The Office of Infrastructure Planning is responsible for developing strategic physical space services and solutions such as space planning, design and implementation of renovations and new builds for academic and administrative units within the Faculty. Staff provide leadership, expertise and assistance on a broad range of activities including university facilities planning, design development, project management, and occupancy coordination for renovation and new building projects.

Preparing space assessments is a core function of the Office: the process is iterative and provides an ideal opportunity to engage units about their space. The final product is a robust document which informs the Office’s project work. Staff liaises with the University’s Facilities Management team to address long-standing concerns to ensure action plans are in place.

This office collaborates with the many university groups and consultants that have a role in planning and construction, such as Campus and Facilities Planning, Facilities and Services, Project Management, Property Management, Design and Engineering and Environmental Health & Safety and guides the process to ensure coordination between the various groups and achievement of overall project objectives.

Name Phone Email
Lucy Chung – Director 416-978-0904
Lisa Neidrauer – Senior Planner 416-347-4392
Shannon O’Reilly – Senior Facilities Designer 416-476-3034
Anna Merotto – Facilities Designer 416-795-2256
Hibaq Ali – Facilities Designer 416-988-7924
My Linh Elliott – Facilities Designer 416-427-9372
Ashley Barrey – Facilities Designer 416-970-3246
Mariela De Felix – Facilities Designer


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Research Services

The Office of Research Services supports the growth and expansion of funded research, scholarly and creative activities in Arts & Science. Our goal is to help researchers access the resources and supports that are needed to conduct world-class cutting-edge research, and to promote the research excellence of A&S research community members.

Name Phone/Email Key Areas of Support
General Inquiries & Internal Research Funds 416-978-7897
Research Awards Coordinator
  • Arts & Science lead on major national and international awards and prizes 
Monica Caverson – Funded Research Officer  416-946-5028
  • Key research administration support for all St. George campus Arts & Science faculty members working within the natural, applied, life and/or health sciences disciplines 
  • Grant application development supports and services 
Suzanne Jaeger – Funded Research Officer 416-978-5417
  • Key research administration support for all St. George campus Arts & Science faculty members working within the social sciences and humanities disciplines 
  • Grant application development supports and services 
Glaucia Lima – Research Partnerships & Business Development Officer
  • Key research administration support for all St. George campus Arts & Science faculty members in the area of research partnership identification, strategy, development and promotion with external research partners
Lisa Rumiel – Director of Research Services 416-978-4202
  • Arts & Science Research services, planning, strategy, operations, and initiatives 
Christine Yarish – Administrative Coordinator, Research 416-978-7897 
  • Assistant to Vice Dean, Research


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Student Academic Integrity

Name Phone Email
Laura Ferlito – Associate Director, Academic Integrity & Petitions 416-946-0428
General Inquiries 416-946-0428


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Strategic Partnerships

The Strategic Partnerships Office (SPO) is a newly-established unit in the Office of the Dean with a mandate to build reciprocal relationships with private sector, public sector and third sector groups, especially cultural agencies. These partnerships are established to advance the teaching, learning and research mission of the Faculty.

Name Phone Email
Krista Slade – Director, Strategic Partnerships 416-978-7237


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Teaching & Learning

The Director of Teaching Support & Faculty Development plays a leadership role in designing, administering and managing the activities of the Teaching & Learning Office in support and implementation of strategic Faculty teaching and learning initiatives. The unit also facilitates the growth and transfer of teaching expertise throughout the Faculty.

The Office provides advice regarding the design, research, development, implementation, evaluation and organization of undergraduate and graduate teaching and learning initiatives and events. The Office also supports the creation, evaluation and implementation of Faculty programs designed to support academic administrators in their roles and more generally improve the academic life of faculty.

Name Phone Email
Paola Bohórquez – Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream, English Language Learning (ELL)
Fiona Coll – Faculty Liaison, Pedagogical Support
Jennifer Evans – Project Coordinator, First-Year Initiatives 416-978-5471
Leora Freedman – Coordinator, English Language Learning (ELL)/ Associate Professor, Teaching Stream 416-978-8278
Thuy Huynh – Senior Project Coordinator, Teaching & Learning 416-946-3890
Alexandra Logue – Faculty Liaison, Pedagogical Support
Erin Macnab – Interim Director, Teaching and Learning 416-946-3978
Daniel Newman – Director, Graduate-Level
Writing Support/Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream
Philip Rudz – Teaching Support Liaison 416-978-0359
Erin Vearncombe – Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream, Writing Integrated Learning (WIT)
Jessica Whitehead – Faculty Liaison, Pedagogical Support
Andrea Williams – Director, Writing Integrated Learning (WIT)/ Associate Professor, Teaching Stream 416-978-8150


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