Department of Global Development Studies


Global Development Studies

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If you have a question regarding the DEVS program please review the information below. 

Seek Advice

  • Information about admission to Queen's is available through Admission Services.
  • For advice on program-related issues, please email Professor Paritosh Kumar (Undergraduate Chair) at Professor Kumar's office is located in Mackintosh-Corry Hall, Room B410. It is best to email to set up a time for an appointment.
  • If you would like to ascertain whether you have or will meet all of your degree requirements, please complete a Course Tracking form for the Major, Medial or the Minor prior to meeting with the Undergraduate Chair.  Please bring this form with you to your appointment. 
  • If you are inquiring about the eligibility of courses to be taken abroad, please bring course outlines and details regarding the university to your appointment.
  • In all correspondence, please be sure to indicate if you are a DEVS student or not, and if you are a DEVS student, please identify your concentration (MAJ, MIN, MED). Please include your student number in all correspondence.
  • You may also seek assistance from Professor Marc Epprecht, DEVS Department Head by contacting him at and/or DEVS Undergraduate Program Assistant at The DEVS Department Head as well as the Undergraduate assistant can also provide guidance about applying to Global Development Studies, registration, application to honours, work-study placements, and graduation.
  • For DEVS 410 Work Study or DEVS 420* Exchange, see contact Professor Kumar, Placement Coordinator by appointment:
  • Degree information can be found at the Faculty of Arts and Science Office website.
  • You may also wish to review the Academic Integrity standards at Queen's University.
  •  For general information on student life and clubs at Queen's please visit the ASUS website