Staff Members

Manager, Academic & Administrative Services

Tracey Anbinder

Burnaby Office: Saywell Hall 10136

Contact for assistance with:

  • Human Resources and Collective Agreements
  • Undergraduate and graduate course planning
  • Department budgets
  • Payroll appointments and timesheets
  • Journal vouchers and budget transfers
  • Keys and fobs
  • Ancillary services

Coordinator, Research Grants & Projects

Abdul Zahir

Burnaby Office: Saywell Hall 10122


Contact for assistance with:

  • General financial and research grant administration
  • Spending restrictions for various granting agencies
  • Payroll appointments and timesheets
  • Expense reports and travel reimbursement
  • Journal vouchers and budget transfers
  • Purchase requisitions
  • Teaching Assistant (TA) and Tutor Marker (TM) positions and contracts

Coordinator, Communications & Events (Acting)

Adhil Naidu

Burnaby Office: Saywell Hall 10124

Working from home


Contact for assistance with:

  • Departmental website
  • Departmental events
  • Graphic Design requests
  • Photography requests
  • Social media announcements
  • News articles

Receptionist / General Office

Vivian Chen

Burnaby Office: Saywell Hall 10156


Contact for assistance with:

  • General departmental assistance
  • Room Bookings (all the rooms in Saywell Criminology department and AQ 5040)
  • Office hour bookings for Sessional instructors and TA/TMs
  • Assistance with office equipment
  • Document Solutions orders
  • Campus directions

Director's Assistant


Burnaby Office: Saywell Hall 10132

Contact for assistance with:

  • Director's Office inquiries
  • Faculty, Visiting, Associate Member and Adjunct appointments
  • Sessional Instructor applications and contracts
  • Faculty Relations (Renewal, Tenure, Promotion; Salary Reviews; Outside Activity Reports; Study Leaves; FTPs)
  • Faculty and Sessional Handbook updates
  • Parking Passes for guest speakers

Graduate Assistant

Shaneza Bacchus

Burnaby Office: Saywell Hall 10128

Contact for assistance with:

Graduate Programs: MA and PhD
  • Application and admission inquiries (prospective students)
  • Program & course information (current students)
  • Awards & scholarships (GA3)
  • Defence procedures
  • Graduate Studies regulations (program completion, leave of absence, readmission etc.)
  • Graduate course enrollment requests

Undergraduate and ALS Assistant

Roxanne Nocos

Burnaby Office: Saywell Hall 10130


Contact for assistance with:

  • General information about undergraduate program admissions and courses
  • Course outlines
  • Textbook orders and desk copies
  • Course evaluations
  • Administration of MA in Applied Legal Studies

Undergraduate Advisor & Recruiter

Gabriel Sauro

Burnaby Office: Saywell Hall 10305

Contact Gabriel for assistance with:

  • Criminology undergraduate student recruitment and engagement events
  • Volunteer and career options for Criminology undergraduate students
  • Academic advising questions (declarations, graduation checks, graduation applications,etc.)
  • General information about undergraduate admissions
  • Registration and course access issues
  • Grading procedures and deadlines

Undergraduate Advisor  

Morgan Jeffery

Burnaby Office: Saywell Hall 10303

Contact for assistance with:

  • General information about Criminology undergraduate programs
  • Program declaration 
  • Enrollment and course access issues
  • Examination hardship
  • Study abroad
  • Academic Progress Report
  • Degree progress report/graduation check

On Leave

Coordinator, Communications & Events

Christine Palka (on leave)