Office of the Provost and Vice-Principal

OFFICE OF THE

Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic)

OFFICE OF THE

Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic)

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Deputy Provost (Academic Operations and Inclusion): Dr.Teri Shearer


[Dr. Teri Shearer]

In her role as deputy provost (academic operations and inclusion), Dr. Teri Shearer works closely with Queen’s senior management team to advance the academic, operational and equity goals of the university. Among her responsibilities, Dr. Shearer plays a leadership role in overseeing academic appointments, chairing the Senate Committee on Academic Development, chairing the University Council on Anti-Racism and Equity, and advancing equity, diversity, and inclusion initiatives on campus.

Prior to her appointment as Deputy Provost in January 2016, Dr. Shearer served as Associate Dean of Faculty and Associate Professor at Queen’s Smith School of Business. Throughout her time at Queen’s, Dr. Shearer has been actively involved in the administration of Smith School of Business, including having served as Chair of the School’s Faculty Board, Chair of the Academic Appeals Committee, as well as being active on numerous other committees. Additionally, she has represented Smith School of Business on Senate, and is a past Chair of both the Senate Budget Review Committee and the Senate Committee on Academic Procedures.

Dr. Shearer joined Queen’s University in 1996 upon completion of her PhD at the University of Iowa. Her research focuses on the social and behavioural consequences of accounting practices, and her papers have appeared in some of the top journals in this field.