Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

Under academic policy, A13.05, Catherine Dauvergne, vice-president, academic and provost, has formed a committee for the renewal of the dean, faculty of arts and social sciences.

FASS dean search committee members

VPA Chair Catherine Dauvergne

Deans (2)

Selected by deans

Jeff Derksen
Susan O'Neill

Faculty members (4)

Elected by/from FASS

Carolyn Lesjak—English
Brian Krauth—Economics
Steven Weldon—Political Science

Undergrad student (1)

Selected by the Faculty involved by SFSS

Akum Sidhu

Graduate student (1)

Selected by the Faculty involved by GSS


Support staff (1)

Elected by support staff of FASS

Bettina Cenerelli

Additional faculty (up to 2)

Selected by VPA

Tamir Moustafa—International Studies

Search support


Catherine Stoddard

Dates for Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences search committee

Meeting 1 Thursday, July 22nd 10:00 am - 11:30 am Zoom
Open Forum Tuesday, July 27th 10:30 am  -Noon Town Hall Zoom
Open Forum Thursday, August 5th 9:00 am - 10:30 am Town Hall Zoom
Meeting 2 Wednesday, September 8th 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm Zoom
Progress Report Wednesday, October 6th 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm Zoom
Candidate Report Tueday, November 16th 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm Zoom
First Round Interviews December 8, 9, 10 ALL DAY TBD
Final Interviews January 10, 11, 13, 14 ALL DAY TBD
Decision Meeting January 26th 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm Zoom

Open forum recordings & feedback

Watch the recorded open forums and provide feedback here: https://www.sfu.ca/information-systems/services/webcasting-and-event-recording/webcast-archive/2021/08/2021-08-05-fass.html

Dean, FASS job listing

Click here for the job listing.


Executive Director, Administration
Office of the Vice-President, Academic