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Biographical Sketches

Ex Officio Members



Daniel Woolf

Daniel Woolf, Chair

B.A.(Hons.)'80, D.Phil.'83 (Oxford). Daniel Woolf became Queen's University's 20th Principal and Vice-Chancellor on Sept 1 2009. Formerly Dean of Arts at the University of Alberta, he has also been a professor and administrator at McMaster University and Dalhousie University. Born in Britain and raised in Winnipeg, he studied history at Queen's (BAH 1980) before earning a DPhil at Oxford University (1983) and then returning to Queen's as a SSHRC postdoctoral fellow in history. A specialist in early modern British history and in the history of historical thought and writing, he is also a Professor in the Queen's History Department and remains active in research and graduate supervision. He is married and has three children, one of them a Queen's graduate. He is a Fellow of a number of learned societies, including the Royal Society of Canada.

Benoit-Antoine Bacon

Benoit-Antoine Bacon

Benoit-Antoine Bacon was appointed provost and vice-principal (academic) by Queen’s Board of Trustees for a five-year term, effective Aug. 1, 2016. Dr. Bacon has served as the provost and vice-president, academic affairs, at Concordia University since July 2013. Dr. Bacon holds a PhD in neuropsychology from the University of Montreal (1999), after which he undertook an NSERC-funded post-doctoral fellowship at the University of Glasgow, U.K. He joined Bishop’s University as an assistant professor of Psychology in 2004. He was appointed chair of Bishop’s Department of Psychology in 2008, and he was granted full professorship in 2012. He is a three-time recipient of Bishop’s Merit Award for exceptional performance in teaching and research. From 2008 to 2010, Dr. Bacon was the academic chief negotiator for the Association of Professors of Bishop’s University on several collective agreements. He served as dean of the Faculty of Arts and Science from 2011 to 2013, and concurrently as associate vice-principal, research, from 2012 to 2013. Dr. Bacon’s research in the field of cognitive neuroscience focuses on the links between brain activity and perception in the visual and auditory systems, as well as on multisensory integration. He remains associated with the Montreal-based Neuropsychology and Cognition Research Center, which is funded by the Fonds de recherche du Québec – Santé (FRQS).

Brenda Brouwer

Brenda Brouwer

As Vice-Provost and Dean of the School of Graduate Studies Dr. Brouwer provides leadership for the administration, enrollment planning, program development/quality assurance and student support (academic and professional development). She maintains an externally supported research program focusing on the physical demands of mobility in aging and stroke and motor cortical control of movement. She has supervised more than 28 Master's and PhD students to completion in Rehabilitation Science, Neuroscience and Kinesiology & Health Studies and currently supervises 2 graduate students (1 Master's, 1 PhD) and 1 post-doctoral fellow. 

Brenda Brouwer

Barbara Crow

Dr. Crow was appointed Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Science in July 2017. Dr. Crow’s research interests lie in the areas of feminism, aging, and technology, the ways in which they intersect, and specifically the various impacts of digital technology. In addition to her research, Dr. Crow is a co-founder of the Mobile Media Lab and of Wi: A journal of Mobile Media. She is also currently a co-principal investigator on the ACT Project (Ageing, Communication, and Technologies). Prior to joining Queen's, Dr. Crow was the Associate Vice-President and Dean of the Faculty of Graduate Studies at York University. She holds a BAH in Political Science and Women’s Studies, and an MA and PhD in sociology.

 

Kevin Deluzio

Kevin Deluzio

Kevin is a proud graduate of Queen’s University, BSc‘88, (Math & Engineering), MSc ‘90, PhD ‘98 (Mechanical Engineering). In addition to his appointment as Dean of the Faculty of Engineering Applied Science in June 2017, Kevin is a Professor of Mechanical and Materials Engineering and Head of the Human Mobility Research Laboratory at Queen’s University. Prior to joining Queen’s in 2006, Dr. Deluzio was the founder and director of the Dynamics and Human Motion Laboratory and an associate professor in the School of Biomedical Engineering, cross appointed to the Department of Surgery, at Dalhousie University. Dr. Deluzio is a Professional Engineer and is internationally recognized for his research in human motion and orthopaedic biomechanics.

Bill Flanagan

Bill Flanagan

Bill Flanagan holds a J.D. from the University of Toronto (1985), a D.E.A. from Paris I (Université Paris I-Sorbonne) (1986), and an LL.M. from Columbia University (1989). He has been a member of the Faculty of Law at Queen's University for the last 22 years and was appointed Dean of Law in 2005. He was reappointed for a third term in 2013. He was a law clerk for the Hon. Justice Estey of the Supreme Court of Canada from 1986-87. His biography on the Faculty of Law website can be found here: http://law.queensu.ca/faculty-research/faculty-directory/flanagan.

John Fisher

John Fisher

Dr. Fisher is Interim Vice-Principal (Research) and a Professor in the Department of Biomedical & Molecular Sciences, with cross-appointment to the Department of Medicine (Respirology). His research focuses on the physiologic genomics of cardiopulmonary autonomic control in health and disease. Prior to his appointment as Interim VPR, Dr. Fisher was Director of Research in the Faculty of Health Sciences and has previously served as Head, Department of Physiology and Associate Dean (Academic) in the Faculty of Health Sciences. He is a past Chair of the Research Advisory Committee for the Ontario Thoracic Society (OTS) and received the Meritorious Service Award in 2008. Dr. Fisher is the current Co-Editor of the Respiratory Section of Frontiers in Physiology, an open access journal based in Lausanne.

Rebecca Luce-Kapler

Rebecca Luce-Kapler

Rebecca Luce-Kapler is the Dean of the Faculty of Education, Queen’s University. Her research interests focus on the integral role of literary practices, particularly writing, in the development of human consciousness and identity. This work has contributed to understanding the normative power of cultural forms and the importance of interpretive reading and writing practices for generative learning and teaching. She is author of Writing with, through, and beyond the text: An ecology of language and The gardens where she dreams. She is co-author of Engaging Minds: Changing teaching in complex times and Language and learning: An introduction for teaching.

Richard Reznick

Richard Reznick

Dr. Reznick, a professor in the Department of Surgery, completed his medical degree at McGill University and later graduated from the general-surgery training program at the University of Toronto. He completed a Masters in medical education at Southern Illinois University, and a fellowship in colorectal surgery at the University of Texas, Houston. At Toronto Faculty of Medicine, he was inaugural Director of the Faculty's Centre for Research in Education at UHN, Vice President of Education at UHN and R. S. McLaughlin Professor and Chairman of the Department of Surgery. In July 2010, Dr. Reznick assumed the position of Dean, Faculty of Health Sciences at Queen's University and Chief Executive Officer of the Southeastern Ontario Academic Medical Organization (SEAMO).

David Saunders

David Saunders

Since joining the Smith School of Business at Queen's (SSB) in 2003, David Saunders has led the development of a new strategic plan, two unique MBA programs and a suite of professional Masters programs. His focus on strengthening QSB's international network has resulted in exchange partnerships with over 100 top global business schools, eight double-degree options for QSB students, and the opening of a QSB executive education facility in the UAE. David is co-author of the world's three largest selling negotiation textbooks. He is Chair of the EQUIS Awarding Body and sits on the board of CEIBS (China Europe International Business School).

Ann Tierney

Ann Tierney

Ann leads Queen's Division of Student Affairs, which includes enrolment services for undergraduate and graduate students as well as residences and ancillary services. Ann has established new transition programs for Queen's students, including Summer Orientation & Q Success; she has increased recreational space on campus and introduced new mental health education tools. She has two degrees from Queen's - a Bachelor of Laws and a Masters in Public Administration. Ann was previously Vice Provost (Students) at the University of Calgary and served at Carleton University as Dean of Students & Associate Vice President, Student & Academic Support.

Martha Whitehead

Martha Whitehead

Martha Whitehead was appointed Queen's University Librarian in 2011. As a member of the Provost's team, she leads the ongoing development and administration of information resources and services to support the university's academic programs and research. Her portfolio includes Queen's University Library, Queen's University Archives, University Records Management, Queen's Research Data Centre and the Copyright Advisory Office. She chairs the Information & Communications Working Group of Queen's Accessibility Framework. She is a member of the Board of McGill Queen's University Press. Ms. Whitehead is active in regional, national and international academic library initiatives. Martha's bio and her blog can be found here.  

 

 

Elected Members