The FASS Dean's office is located in the northeast corner of the Academic Quadrangle.

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
8888 University Drive
Burnaby, BC, Canada
V5A 1S6

Room AQ 6168
Phone: 778-782-4414 (students call: 778 782 6930)
FAX:  778-782-3033

Dean's Office Directory

Dean and Associate Deans

Dean: Dr. Jane Pulkingham (778-782-4415)
Associate Dean: Dr. Robert Gordon (778-782-9739)
Associate Dean: Dr. Catherine Murray (778-782-4416)
Associate Dean: Dr. Lisa Shapiro (778-782-9025)

Administrative Staff

Tracey Anbinder, Manager, Academic & Administrative Services (778-782-9885)
Manjeet Gill, Budget Coordinator (778-782-6894)
Kam Gill, Senior Financial Assistant (778-782-4583)
Nicola Kuchta, Director, Faculty Affairs (778-782-4583)
Christine Lyons, Communications Officer (778-782-9415)
Shannon Magnuson, Assistant to the Dean (778-782-4415)
Dr. Anna Miegon (on leave), Associate Research Grants Facilitator (778-782-7146)
Dr. Beverly Neufeld, Director, Research (778-782-7146)
Michelle Son Assistant to the Associate Deans (778-782-4414) | Students call: 778-782-6930
Gladys We, Director, Marketing and Communication (778-782-9983)
Lynn Wood, Program Assistant | Surrey (778-782-7609)
Bonnie Yeung, Director, Finance (778-782-3912)

Advancement Staff

Carolyn Anderson, Associate Director, Advancement (778-782-8594)
Jeffrey Hsu, Associate Director, Advancement (778-782-9738)
Beth Ann Locke, Director of Advancement (778-782-6607)

Student Advising and Engagement Staff

Rosaline Baik, Coordinator, Student Recruitment & Advising (778-798-9384)
Dr. Bettina Cenerelli, Director of Strategic Academic Planning and Student Engagement (778-782-6686)
Susan Cowan, Program Assistant - Arts Advising (778-782-5426)
Brian Fox, Coordinator, Student Engagement (778-927-9984)
Elisa Herrell, Undergraduate Advisor (778-782-3909)
Claire de Lisser, Coordinator, Undergraduate Advising, Recruitment and Retention (778-782-5921)
Wendy Szeto
, Undergraduate Program Assistant (778-782-8750) 

Technical Staff

Martin Cooper, Distributed Computing Support (778-782-6685)
Malcolm Toms, Manager, Network Operations (778-782-3848)

Tracs Project Team

Chiyoko Kawano, Functional Analyst, Lead (778-782-5920)
Jiansen Lu, Web Consultant (778-782-5920)
Seung Chan Yang, Web Developer (778-782-5920)

FASS Surrey Staff

Rosaline Baik, Coordinator, Student Recruitment & Advising (778-798-9384)
Lynn Wood, Program Assistant (778-782-7609)

Departments, Schools and Programs Directory

Asia-Canada Program
Academic Quadrangle Room 5115
Tel: (778) 782-3689
Faculty and Staff Directory

Cognitive Science Program 
Robert C. Brown Room 8115
Tel: (778) 782-7127
Faculty and Staff Directory

School of Criminology 
Saywell Hall 10125
Tel: (778) 782-3213
Faculty and Staff Directory

Department of Economics
West Mall Complex Room 3662
Tel: (778) 782-3508
Faculty and Staff Directory

Department of English 
Academic Quadrangle Room 6129
Tel: (778) 782-3136
Faculty and Staff Directory

FASS Teaching Fellows
Dai Heide and Panos Pappas

First Nations Studies Department
Saywell Hall Room 9091
Tel: (778) 782-4774
Faculty and Staff Directory

French Cohort Program 
Cornerstone Building Room 198
Tel: (778) 782-6858
Faculty and Staff Directory

Department of French 
West Mall Complex Room 2630
Tel: (778) 782-4740
Faculty and Staff Directory

Department of Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies 
Academic Quadrangle Room 5102A
Tel: (778) 782-3333
Faculty and Staff Directory

Department of Gerontology 
SFU Vancouver (Harbour Centre) Room 2800
Tel: (778) 782-5065
Faculty and Staff Directory

Graduate Liberal Studies Program 
SFU Vancouver Room 2400
Tel: (778) 782-5152
Faculty and Staff Directory

Hellenic Studies Program 
Academic Quadrangle Room 6189
Tel: (778) 782-5886
Faculty and Staff Directory

Department of History 
Academic Quadrangle Room 6026A
Tel: (778) 782-3521
Faculty and Staff Directory

Department of Humanities 
Academic Quadrangle Room 5117
Tel: (778) 782-3689
Faculty and Staff Directory

Institute for the Humanities 
Academic Quadrangle Room 5116
Tel: (778) 782-5855
Faculty and Staff Directory

School for International Studies
SFU Burnaby: Academic Quadrangle Room 6187A
SFU Vancouver Room 7200
Tel: (778) 782-7345 (Burnaby Campus)
Tel: (778) 782-7148 (Vancouver Campus)
Faculty and Staff Directory

The Labour Studies Program and the Morgan Centre
Academic Quadrangle Room 5054
Tel: (778) 782-3146
Faculty and Staff Directory

Language Training Institute 
Robert C. Brown Hall Room 8000 Level
Tel: (778) 782-8704 / 778-782-4094
Faculty and Staff Directory

Latin American Studies Program
SFU Harbour Centre, room 7200 
SFU Burnaby, Academic Quadrangle Room 6210
Tel: (778) 782-7345 (Burnaby Campus) 
Tel: (778) 782-7148 (Vancouver Campus)
Faculty and Staff Directory

Department of Linguistics 
Robert C. Brown Hall Room 9201
Tel: (778) 782-4585
Faculty and Staff Directory

Master of Arts for Teachers of English (MATE) Program 
Galleria 5, SUR 5170 - SFU Surrey
Tel: (778) 782-8478
Faculty and Staff Directory

Centre for the Comparative Study of Muslim Societies and Cultures
Academic Quadrangle Room 6225
Tel: (778) 782-5278
Faculty and Staff Directory

Department of Philosophy 
Diamond Building Room 4604
Tel: (778) 782-3343
Faculty and Staff Directory

Department of Political Science 
Academic Quadrangle Room 6067
Tel: (778) 782-4293
Faculty and Staff Directory

Preparation in Academic Skills
Tel: (778) 782-7131 
Faculty and Staff Directory

Department of Psychology 
Robert C. Brown Room 5246
Tel: (778) 782-3354
Faculty and Staff Directory

Public Policy Program
SFU Vancouver Room 3271
Tel: (778) 782-5289
Faculty and Staff Directory

Department of Sociology and Anthropology 
Academic Quadrangle Room 5054
Tel: (778) 782-3146
Faculty and Staff Directory

Urban Studies Program 
SFU Vancouver Room 3274
Tel: (778) 782-7914
Faculty and Staff Directory

World Literature Program 
Academic Quadrangle Room 5120
Tel: (778) 782-3689 
Faculty and Staff Directory

Dean's and Associate Deans' Portfolios

Jane Pulkingham

Dean, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

Dr. Jane Pulkingham
778-782-4415
    

Portfolio effective 2 February 2015

Faculty Workload

  • Unpaid leaves of absence
  • Sick leaves
  • Resignations/retirements
  • All limited term academic positions: visiting, adjunct, research associate

Faculty Recruitment

  • Faculty renewal plans
  • Tenure-track advertisements
  • List of short-listed candidates
  • Tenure-track offers

Tenure and Promotion

  • Composition of tenure and promotion committees
  • Composition of salary review committees

Faculty Budget

  • Approval of endowments

Robert Gordon

Associate Dean, Strategic Planning, Integrity, Space and Resources

Portfolio effective 2 February, 2015.

Strategic Planning

  • New academic initiatives

Faculty Space and resources

Equipment, space and renovations:

  • Space allocations to departments
  • Representation of faculty space needs to the University
  • Planning and authorization of renovations
  • Oversight of capital equipment expenditures

Faculty code of conduct and grievances

  • Discipline, appeals and oversight

Academic integrity and student conduct

  • Discipline, appeals and oversight

Surrey Program Coordination (Undergraduate and Graduate)

  • Oversight of Surrey programs; liaison with FASS Directors at Surrey

Vancouver Program Coordination (Undergraduate and Graduate)

  • Oversight of Vancouver programs; liaison with Harbour Centre programs

International Relations

  • Liaison with senior administration concerning international activities
  • Representation of Faculty interests in international partnerships and activities

Committees

  • Dean’s Advisory Council (DAC)
  • Dean’s Executive Committee (DEC)
  • Dean’s Planning Committee (DPC)
  • SFU Surrey Campus Coordinating Committee
  • FASS at Surrey Steering Committee
  • Planning and Steering Committees for new programs at Surrey and Vancouver
  • University Academic Integrity Advisory Committee
  • Student Conduct Advisory Committee
  • Centre for Forensic Research Management Committee

Signing Authority

  • Memoranda of understanding
  • Faculty agreements

Catherine Murray

Associate Dean, Undergraduate Academic Programs & Enrolment Management

Portfolio effective 1 January  2016

Undergraduate programs and curriculum

  • Domestic and international academic programs
    • New program development and program consultation
    • Revisions to current programs
    • Field Schools, Exchanges, Semester Abroad
    • Liaison with the Centre for Distance Education (CODE)

Teaching and Learning

  • Represent FASS in university teaching and learning initiatives
  • Represent FASS with Work Integrated Learning
  • Represent FASS with Fraser International College
  • Liaison with SFU Nights or Weekends (NOW)

Undergraduate Student Matters:  Academic Advising, Appeals and Experience

  • Faculty grade appeals and curricular oversight
  • Liaison with Academic Advisors/ Program coordinators in the Faculty
  • Liaison with faculty/student services staff on undergraduate student recruitment, engagement and retention.

Undergraduate Awards and Scholarships

  • Undergraduate Entrance Awards, Medals and Scholarships
  • Assist in fundraising for Undergraduate Awards with Advancement

Enrolment Management

  • Serve on Student Enrolment Management (SEM) Council
  • Serve as Alternate to the Dean on Senate Committee on Enrolment Management and Planning (SCEMP)

Committees

  • Dean’s Advisory Council (DAC); Dean’s Executive Committee (DEC); Dean’s Planning Committee (DPC)
  • Chair, Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences Curriculum Committee and its sub-committees (FASSCC)
  • Arts representative, Senate Committee on Undergraduate Studies (SCUS)
  • Student Enrolment Management (SEM) Council
  • ALTERNATE for Senate Committee on Enrolment Management and Planning (SCEMP)
  • Member of French Cohort Program (FCP); Office of Francophone and Francophile Affairs (OFFA)
  • Member, Continuing Studies Aboriginal Bridge Programs Advisory Committee
  • Member, Continuing Studies SFU NOW Advisory Committee
  • Member, Cormack Teaching Award Committee

Signing Authority

  • Degree Recommendation Forms
  • Waiver and appeal forms

Lisa Shapiro

Associate Dean, Graduate Programs and Research

Portfolio effective 2 February, 2015

Graduate programs and curriculum

Domestic and international academic programs

  • New program development and program consultation
  • Revisions to current programs

Graduate Student Matters:  Academic Advising, Appeals and Experience

  • Faculty grade appeals and curricular oversight
  • Liaison with Academic Advisors/ Program coordinators in the Faculty

Graduate Awards and Scholarships

  • Graduate Medals and Awards

Research and Study Leaves

  • Study Leave approval
  • Research Grant approval
  • Oversee CRC nominations
  • Oversee CFI applications
  • Collaborate with Research Liaison Officer (RLO)
  • Receipt and approval of FASS internal grants: retirees, visiting speaker and conference
  • Liaison with Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC)
  • Review and approval of Faculty research centres and institutes

Committees

  • Dean’s Advisory Council (DAC)
  • Dean’s Executive Committee (DEC)
  • Dean’s Planning Committee (DPC)
  • Chair, Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences Graduate Studies Committee (FASSGSC)
  • Arts Representative SGSC and member of its sub-committees – Special Arrangements

Signing Authority

  • Study leave approval
  • Sessional/TA contracts  (SFU NOW and CODE)
  • Grant applications
  • Degree Recommendation
  • Waiver and appeal forms