News from Summer 2017

July 01, 2017

Dr. Endre Begby has won the Dean of Graduate Studies Award for Excellence, in the category of excellence in graduate supervision. Well done and well deserved! Dr. Begby started this year with the double achievement of receiving his tenure and promotion to Associate Professor, as well as a SSHRC Insight Development Grant.  Congratulations all round, Endre! 

Dr. Lisa Shapiro continues as Associate Dean in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences,  while continuing her research supported by a SSHRC grant., graduate supervision and other work with individual students, she will not be teaching any regular courses for us this year, or the next one. 

Dr. Jennifer Warriner has joined our faculty on a two-year lecturer contract starting January 2017, and Simon Pollon , who is finishing his PhD with us,  as a half time lecturer for a year, commencing in the Summer term of 2017.   

The department is saddened to announce the death of Professor Emeritus Lawrence Resnick, who passed away peacefully in Victoria at the age of 88.