Members

Officers of Council (Ex Officio Voting Members)

TitleName
ChairAparna Mishra Tarc
Vice-Chairvacant
SecretaryMark Hayward
Recording SecretaryM. Michael Schiff

Graduate Program Representatives

Graduate Program Directors & Program Representatives

Graduate ProgramDirectorRepresentative
AccountingMarcia AnnisetteN/A
AdministrationEileen FischerN/A
Art HistoryAnna Hudsonvacant
BiologyBridget StutchburyJean-Paul Paluzzi
Business AdministrationAshwin JoshiDetlev Zwick
Business AnalyticsMurat KristalN/A
ChemistryRobert McLarenDasantila Golemi-Kotra
Cinema & Media Studies/FilmManfred Becker & Mike Zrydvacant
Civil EngineeringUsman T. KhanKevin Gingerich
Communication & CultureJan HadlawTokunbo Ojo
Conference InterpretingAndrew CliffordN/A
Critical Studies In DisabilityRachel da Silva Gormanvacant
DanceWilliam MackwoodN/A
Dance StudiesMary FogartyN/A
DesignSandra GabrieleN/A
Development StudiesViviana PatroniN/A
Digital MediaMichael Longfordvacant
Disaster & Emergency ManagementJack RozdilskyN/A
Earth & Space Science Mark GordonYongsheng Chen
EconomicsAhmet AkyolAndrey Stoyanov
EducationQiang ZhaTheresa Shanahan
Electrical Engineering & Computer ScienceSimone PisanaGerd Grau
EnglishKaren ValihoraSusan Warwick
Environmental StudiesLiette GilbertCate Sandilands
Études FrançaisesMarie-Christine PioffetN/A
Executive Master's in Business AdministrationMatthias KippingN/A
FinanceGeorge KlarN/A
Financial AccountabilityRichard LeblancN/A
Gender, Feminist & Women's StudiesAllyson Amy MitchellElaine Coburn
GeographyPatricia WoodLucia Lo
HealthClaudia ChaufanN/A
HistoryJeremy TrevettDavid Koffman
Human Resources ManagementJelena ZikicSouha Ezzedeen
HumanitiesVictor SheaN/A
Information Systems & TechnologyMarin LitoiuN/A
Interdisciplinary StudiesKymberley BirdN/A
International Business AdministrationAlexandra CampbellN/A
Kinesiology & Health ScienceAlison MacphersonMichael Connor
LawSonia Lawrencevacant
Linguistics & Applied LinguisticsPhilipp Angermeyervacant
ManagementKiridaran KanagaretnamN/A
Management in Artificial IntelligenceMurat KristalN/A
MarketingDavid Rice N/A
Mathematics & StatisticsAlexey KuznetsovPatrick Ingram
Mechanical EngineeringSiu Ning (Sunny) LeungPaul O'Brien
MusicStephanie MartinAlan Henderson
NursingJacqueline ChoiniereN/A
PhilosophyAlice MacLachlanDan McArthur
Physics & AstronomyTom KirchnerOzzy Mermut
Political ScienceGerald KernermanKaren Murray
Psychology Suzanne MacDonaldKristina Gicas
Public & International AffairsFrancis GaronN/A
Public Policy, Administration & LawDagmar SoenneckenN/A
Real Estate & InfrastructureJim ClaytonN/A
Science & Technology StudiesKean BirchDenielle Elliott
Social & Political ThoughtGamal Abdel-ShehidJim Vernon
Social AnthropologyMaggie MacDonaldKenneth Little
Social WorkWendy McKeenShamette Hepburn
Socio-Legal StudiesJacqueline KrikorianDavid Szablowski
SociologyLuin Goldringvacant
Supply Chain ManagementDavid Alan JohnstonN/A
TheatreEric ArmstrongN/A
Theatre & Performance StudiesMagdalena Kazubowski-HoustonLaura Levin
Translation StudiesAurelia KlimkiewiczN/A
Visual ArtsBarbara Balfourvacant

Coordinators of Graduate Diploma Programs (not embedded in single graduate programs)

Graduate DiplomaCoordinator
Arts & Media AdministrationJoyce Zemans
Asian StudiesLaam Hae
Business & the EnvironmentDirk Matten
Environmental/Sustainability EducationDon Dippo
Financial Engineeringvacant
German & European StudiesJenny Wustenberg
Advanced Hebrew & Jewish StudiesSara Horowitz
Health PsychologyJoel Katz
International & Security StudiesRobert Latham
Jewish StudiesSara Horowitz
Latin American & Caribbean StudiesAlan Durston
Mathematics EducationTina Rapke
NeuroscienceDenise Henriques
Professional AccountingSandra Iacobelli
Refugee & Migration StudiesKhalis Hassan

Other Faculty Members

Standing Committees of Council

Academic Planning & Policy Committee

TitleName
ChairAparna Mishra Tarc
Vice-Chairvacant
MemberMarie-Christine Leps
MemberDetlev Zwick
Membervacant
Membervacant

Ex-Officio: Dean, Associate Deans, Chair, Vice-Chair, Associate Vice-President Research & Innovation, University Librarian, Vice-President Academic & Provost, Academic Affairs Officer, Assistant Secretary of Council


Awards Committee

MemberVermonja Alston
MemberChristopher Caputo
MemberPeter Gibson
MemberAndrea Josse
MemberMagdalena Kazubowski-Houston
MemberAnne Rubenstein

Ex-Officio: Dean, Associate Dean (Academic Affairs), Chair of Council, Executive Officer, Assistant Secretary of Council


Appeals & Academic Honesty Committee

ChairBarbara Heron
MemberIan Moyles
MemberShobna Nijhawan

Ex-Officio: Dean, Associate Dean (Academic Affairs), Chair of Council, Academic Affairs Officer


Petitions Committee

Co-ChairNaomi Couto
Co-ChairUwafiokun Idemudia
MemberJacqueline Krikorian
MemberKen Ogata

Ex-Officio: Dean, Associate Dean (Student Affairs), Chair of Council, Student Affairs Officer


Nominating Committee

Chair of CouncilAparna Mishra Tarc
Vice-Chairvacant
MemberNaomi Couto, Uwafiokun Idemudia, Co-Chairs, Petitions Committee
MemberB. Heron, Chair, Appeals & Academic Honesty Committee
MemberChair, Awards Committee
FGS Representative to
Senate Executive Committee
Philip Kelly

Ex-Officio: Dean, Associate Deans, Vice-Chair, Academic Affairs Officer, Assistant Secretary of Council


FGS Senate Representatives

TitleName
Academic Policy, Planning & ResearchKean Birch
Honorary Degrees, Senate Executive SubcommitteeNaomi Couto
Executive CommitteePhilip Kelly

Student Members

Program Representatives

Graduate ProgramRepresentative
Accountingvacant
Administration PhDOrtaç Önder
Art Historyvacant
BiologyHarbandhan Arora
Business Administrationvacant
Business Analyticsvacant
Chemistryvacant
Cinema & Media Studies/FilmAaron Tucker
Civil EngineeringAdrien Sparling
Communication & CultureMary Ann Boateng
Conference Interpretingvacant
Critical Studies In DisabilityPatricia Ki
Dancevacant
Dance StudiesStacey Murchison
Designvacant
Development Studiesvacant
Disaster & Emergency ManagementKatee Brough
Earth & Space Sciencevacant
Economicsvacant
EducationLois Kamenitz
Electrical Engineering & Computer SciencePooria Madani
EnglishSidney Cunningham
Environmental StudiesClara MacCallum Fraser
Études FrançaisesGeneviève Alvarado
Executive Master's in Business Administrationvacant
Financevacant
Financial Accountabilityvacant
Gender, Feminist & Women's StudiesOrhun Gunduz
GeographyYolanda Weima
HealthElias Chakkour
HistoryVictoria Muccilli
Human Resources Managementvacant
HumanitiesAnnie (Thuy Cam Van) Luong
Information Systems & Technologyvacant
Interdisciplinary StudiesAmma Ofori
International Business Administrationvacant
Kinesiology & Health ScienceEmmanuel Nwadozi
Lawvacant
Linguistics & Applied LinguisticsKris Johnston
Managementvacant
Mathematics & Statisticsvacant
Mechanical Engineeringvacant
Musicvacant
Nursingvacant
Philosophyvacant
Physics & AstronomyHugh Podmore
Political ScienceIsaac Weldon
PsychologyRotem Petranker
Public & International AffairsYasmine Ramoul
Public Policy, Administration & Lawvacant
Real Estate & Infrastructurevacant
Science & Technology StudiesMichael Laurentius
Social & Political ThoughtGraham Lockett
Social AnthropologyAlex Petit-Thorne
Social WorkRory Grant
Socio-Legal StudiesTerry Trowbridge
SociologyEric Van Giessen
Theatrevacant
Theatre & Performance Studiesvacant
Translation StudiesNatalia Davila
Visual Artsvacant

FGS Standing Committee Student Representatives

TitleName
Academic Planning & Policy Committeevacant
Awards CommitteeHeather Johnston and Sanjida Sharmin Mohona
Petitions CommitteeDrew Danielle Belsky and Michelle Shelley
Appeals & Academic Honesty CommitteeJean Lem

Ex Officio Voting Members

FGS Representatives

TitleName
Dean and Associate Vice-President (Graduate)Tom Loebel
Associate DeanAryn Martin
Associate Deanvacant
Executive OfficerJodi Tavares
Associate Director, Student AffairsEric Johnston
Academic Affairs OfficerWesley Moir
Manager, Communications, Public Relations & RecruitmentWill Sloan
Coordinator, Faculty GovernanceM. Michael Schiff

Student Presidents

President of:Name
Graduate Students' AssociationAlia Karim
Environmental StudiesNoreen Anne Cauley
Graduate Business CouncilKikeloye Oyerinde

Directors of Research Centres and Institutes

InstitutesName
Centre for Feminist ResearchAlison Crosby
Centre for Automotive ResearchAlex Czekanski
Innovation Computing @ LassondeJohn Tsotsos
Israel and Golda Koschitzy Centre for Jewish Studies Carl S. Ehrlich
Centre for Refugee StudiesSean Rehaag
Centre for Research on Biomolecular InteractionsSergey Krylov
Centre for Research in Earth and Space ScienceJames Whiteway
Centre for Research in Mass SpectrometryDerek Wilson
Centre for Research on Language ContactSylvie Rosienski
Centre for Research on Latin America and the CaribbeanAlan Durston
City Institute at York UniversityLinda Peake
The Dahdaleh Institute for Global HealthJames Orbinski
Global Labour Research CentreLuann Good Gingrich
Harriet Tubman Institute for Research on the Global Migration of African PeoplesGertrude Mianda
Institute for Research on Digital LearningNatalie Coulter
Institute for Social ResearchLes Jacobs
Jack & Mae Nathanson Centre on Human Rights, Crime & Security François Tanguay-Renaud
LaMarsh Research Programme on Violence and Conflict ResolutionGordon Flett
Muscle Health Research CentreDavid Hood
Robarts Centre for Canadian StudiesGabrielle Slowey
Sensorium: Research Centre for Digital Arts and TechnologyLaura Levin
York Centre for Asian ResearchAbidin Kusno
York Centre for Field RoboticsMichael Jenkin
York Centre for Vision ResearchLaurence Harris
YU-CARE Tamara Daly

Distinguished Research Professors

NameGraduate Program(s)
Pat ArmstrongGender, Feminist & Women's Studies, Health, Political Science, Science & Technology Studies, and Sociology
Isa BakkerPolitical Science
Norbert BartelEarth & Space Science, Physics & Astronomy
Russell BelkAdministration
Stephanie Ben-IshaiLaw
Nantel BergeronMathematics & Statistics
Ellen BialystokTheoretical & Applied Linguistics, Psychology
Dieter Bohme (Emeritus)Chemistry
J.F. Bosher (Emeritus)History
Deborah BritzmanEducation, English, Social & Political Thought, Women's Studies
James Carley (Emeritus)English
Lorraine Code (Emeritus)Philosophy, Social & Political Thought and Gender, Feminist & Women's Women's Studies
Douglas CrawfordBiology, Kinesiology & Health Science, Psychology
Ken G. Davey (Emeritus)Biology
Jonathan EdmondsonHistory, Humanities
Sheila EmbletonEnglish, Linguistics & Applied Linguistics, Women's Studies
Stephen R. GillCommunication & Culture, Political Science
Jack L. Granatstein (Emeritus)History
Laurence Roy HarrisBiology, Kinesiology & Health Science and Psychology
Michael Herren (Emeritus)English
Eric HesselsPhysics & Astronomy
Allan C. HutchinsonLaw
Ian Jarvie (Emeritus)Philosophy
Michael Kater (Emeritus)History
Joel KatzKinesiology & Health Science, Psychology
Alfred Barry P. Lever (Emeritus)Chemistry
Clifford Leznoff (Emeritus)Chemistry
Bernie LightmanHistory, Humanities, Science & Technology Studies, and Social & Political Thought
Paul LovejoyHistory
Kent McNeil (Emeritus)Law
Gareth Morgan (Emeritus)Administration
H.V. Nelles (Emeritus)History
John O'Neill (Emeritus)Communication & Culture, Philosophy,
Social & Political Thought, Sociology
Hiroshi Ono (Emeritus)Psychology
Laurence PackerBiology
Leo Panitch (Emeritus)Political Science
Debra PeplerPsychology
David Regan (Emeritus)Psychology
Marcia Rioux (Emeritus)Critical Disability Studies, Health, Public Policy,
Administration & Law, Social Work
Nicholas RogersHistory, Social & Political Thought
Anne RussonBiology and Psychology
Stuart Shanker (Emeritus)Philosophy
Gordon Shepherd (Emeritus)Physics & Astronomy
K.W. Michael Siu (Emeritus)Biology, Chemistry, Earth & Space Science
Brian J. Slattery (Emeritus)Law
Bridget StutchburyBiology
John TsotsosComputer Science & Engineering
Reg Whitaker (Emeritus)Political Science
Jianhong WuEarth & Space Science, Health, Information Systems & Technology,
Mathematics & Statistics

University President, Vice-Presidents, Deans-Principal, Chair, Librarian

TitleName
PresidentRhonda Lenton
Vice-President (Academic) & ProvostLisa Philipps
Interim Vice-President (Research & Innovation)Rui Wang
Dean (Schulich School of Business)Dezsö Horváth
Interim Dean (Liberal Arts & Professional Studies)J.J. McMurtry
Dean (Education)Lyndon Martin
Dean (Environmental Studies)Alice J. Hovorka
Interim Dean (School of Arts, Media, Performance & Design)Norma Sue Fisher-Stitt
Dean (Health)Paul W. McDonald
Dean (Law)Mary Condon
Dean (Lassonde School of Engineering)Jane Goodyer
Interim Dean (Science)Esaias J. Janse van Rensburg
Co-Principals (Glendon)Ian Roberge and Domonique Scheffel-Dunand
Chair of SenateFranck van Breugel
Dean of LibrariesJoy Kirchner
Associate Dean, LibrariesAndrea Kosavic
Associate Dean, LibrariesAdam Taves
Interim Secretary of SenateCheryl Underhill