DEAN OF SCIENCE OFFICE CONTACTS

Science Dean and Associate Deans

Dr. Claire Cupples

Dean, Professor of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry

Phone: 778-782-5530
Email: scsec@sfu.ca

Dr. Peter Ruben

Associate Dean, Research & Advancement

Phone: 778-782-9351
Email: pruben@sfu.ca

Dr. Carl Lowenberger

Associate Dean, Academic

Phone: 778-782-9462
Email: sciadean@sfu.ca

 

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Academic and Administrative Staff

Dr. Daria Ahrensmeier

Educational Consultant

Phone: 778-782-9544
Email: dahrensm@sfu.ca

Daria is a theoretical physicist and educational developer who works with faculty, sessionals and TAs on developing courses, customizing methods of student assessment, effective use of classroom technology, teaching practice and education research. She is also an Associate Member in the Physics department.

Cara Bethel

Student Engagement Co-ordinator

Phone:778-782-2022
Email: cara_bethel@sfu.ca

Working within Student Engagement and Retention in Student Services, Cara collaborates with students, staff, and faculty to enhance current student engagement initiatives and create new opportunities for student engagement in the Faculty of Science.

 

Nancy Cardozo

Director, Advancement

Phone:778-782-4891
Email: ncardozo@sfu.ca

Nancy works with the Dean and faculty members to build meaningful relations with individuals, corporations and foundations interested in supporting the Faculty of Science.

 

Erin English

Secretary to the Dean

Phone: 778-782-5530
Email: scsec@sfu.ca

Erin provides administrative support to the Dean and faculty committees. She coordinates faculty appointments, renewals, tenure and promotion and salary reviews in addition to providing clerical support for the management and administration of faculty programs and services.

Cynthia Henson

Outreach Coordinator

Phone: 778-782-6967
Email: science_outreach@sfu.ca

Cynthia is responsible for the administration and coordination of Science Outreach programs for children, youth and adults.  She assists with fundraising, marketing, delivery, evaluation, budget and logistics for all 20 programs.

Sharina Janif

Associate Director, Advancement

Phone: 778-782-9574
Email: sjanif@sfu.ca

Sharina works to engage donors, alumni and the corporate community to expand support for student scholarships, bursaries, awards, prizes and priority projects.

Dr. Theresa Kitos

Research Grants Facilitator

Phone: 778-782-3132
Email: scigrant@sfu.ca

Theresa works with faculty members to develop competitive research grants applications.

Alan Leung

Business Analyst

Phone: 778-782-9463
Email: fac_sims@sfu.ca

Alan is responsible for the ongoing development, data extraction and End User Support for the FacSIMS SQL database.

Lisa Lin

Secretary

Phone: 778-782-4590
Email: scirec@sfu.ca

Lisa coordinates the front office, handles telephone and in-person queries and assists with event coordination.

Dr. Ken MacFarlane

Director, Facilities and Technical Operations

Phone: 778-782-5347
Email: kenmac@sfu.ca

Ken oversees Science Stores, Science Technical Centre, Environmental Medicine & Physiology Unit, and the Faculty of Science IT group. He also coordinates the development, renovation and assignment of space and serves as the Faculty of Science safety representative.

Diane Mar-Nicolle

Communications Officer

Phone: 778-782-9586
Email: scicmns@sfu.ca

Diane is responsible for internal and external communications for web, digital and print formats. She also handles press, photography and social media. 

Susanne Stockdill

Director, Administration

Phone: 778-782-4222
Email: stockdil@sfu.ca

Susanne is responsible for the overall management of budgets, human resources, enrolment, retention and admission planning, administrative systems and supervision of Dean's office staff.

Arlene Sullivan

Budget Assistant

Phone: 778-782-9585
Email: scbudget@sfu.ca

Arlene provides support for the financial reporting and budgeting process in the Dean's office. She is also a resource for best practices in Finance procedures and policies

Dr. Eileen van der Flier-Keller

Special Advisor to Dean of Science

Phone: 778-782-3789
Email: evanderf@sfu.ca

Eileen is a Teaching Professor in the Department of Earth Sciences with research interests in Earth science education and public awareness of science. As Special Advisor to the Dean on Public Education and Outreach she works to promote the culture of public engagement in the Faculty of Science and is building partnerships to support K-12 science education.  

 

Kathryn White

Manager, Academic Programs

Phone: 778-782-3772
Email: kathryn_white@sfu.ca

Kathryn oversees recruitment, retention, and admission planning and enrolment management for the Faculty of Science.

Nadia Williams (On Leave)

Carlye Vroom

Undergraduate Advisor & Recruiter

Phone: 778-782-7486
Email: science_advisor@sfu.ca
Office: Surrey Campus, Room 2910: M/T/F
Burnaby Campus, TASC 2 9900: W/Thurs

Nadia is a pan-campus advisor, servicing both the Surrey and Burnaby campuses.  She provides academic advising for Surrey Science students, Management & Systems Science (MSSC) majors, General Science Double Minor program students, deciding Science students over 60 units, and internal Faculty of Science transfer students.  

Dr. Cindy Xin

Educational Consultant

Phone: 778-782-7453
Email: cxin@sfu.ca

Cindy is an educational consultant who collaborates with faculty from the Faculties of Science and Education to plan curriculum and programs, conduct educational research, and facilitate professional learning.