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Queen's University

Elected Members A - L



Portrait of Yolande Chan

Yolande E. Chan

Yolande E. Chan is Associate Vice-Principal (Research) and E. Marie Shantz Professor of MIS at Queen’s University. She holds a Ph.D. from the Ivey Business School, Western University; an M.Phil. in Management Studies from Oxford; and S.M. and S.B. degrees in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from M.I.T. She is a Rhodes Scholar and a Queen’s National Scholar. Dr. Chan’s research interests include digital technology strategy, innovation, and knowledge management. She serves on several editorial boards and has published her research in leading journals such as MIS Quarterly, Information Systems Research, and the Journal of Management Information Systems.



Portrait of Tuba Chishti

Tuba Chishti

Tuba is a 4th year biochemistry major and economics minor here at Queen's. Prior to this year, she has been involved primarily in residences with the student government (former president of the now amalgamated Main Campus Residents' Council). She has served on a few Senate committees before (Senate Residence and Student Life Center) and now sits on the Senate Library Committee. She is very passionate about residences, non-academic discipline, student involvement and governance at Queen's, and Harry Potter. 


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Portrait of Lynda Colgan

Lynda Colgan

At the BEd level, Dr. Colgan instructs mathematics curriculum methods courses for prospective Elementary (K to Grade 6) and Intermediate (Grades 7 to 9) teachers. At the graduate level, Dr. Colgan teaches Qualitative Research Methods as well as courses in curriculum change and the assessment of student learning. Her research interests include parent involvement in mathematics education; informal science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) learning environments; mathematics curriculum development and community-university partnerships. Dr. Colgan is the developer of an award-winning children's mathematics education television show, The Prime Radicals, and is also the author of a widely acclaimed children's book, Mathemagic.



Portrait of Euler De Souza

Euler De Souza

Euler De Souza, a registered professional engineer in the Province of Ontario, is a mining engineer specializing in: mine ventilation, ventilation planning, management and economics, mine environment and air quality control, and ventilation monitoring. He holds B.Sc., M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Mining Engineering. He is currently affiliated with the R.M. Buchan Department of Mining, Queen's University, as an Associate Professor. He is a well established and recognized advisor to industry in the area of mine ventilation (past 25 years), being one of the very few experts in the field in Canada.



Portrait of Genevieve Dumas

Geneviève Dumas

Dr. Geneviève Dumas is a professor in the Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering and holds cross-appointments in Kinesiology and Gender Studies. An aeronautical engineer by training, she has specialised in Spine Biomechanics and her research interests are in Occupational Biomechanics and Biomechanics of Pregnancy.





Portrait of Chelsea Elliott

Chelsea Elliott

Chelsea Elliott is a Professional Engineer in the Department of Physics, Engineering Physics and Astronomy. She has been at Queen’s University for 14 years, following work in industry in Alberta. She works closely with students, faculty, and staff to manage operations, facility development and training programs for the Nanoengineered Materials Group. Encouraging young people to explore careers in science & engineering, she partners with local schools to further opportunities for hands-on experience. She completed the Queen’s Foundational Leadership Program and was a mentor in the Emerging Leaders Program.


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Portrait of Amir Fam

Amir Fam

Dr. Fam has been active in a broad range of research projects and taught many courses in structural engineering, related to concrete structures and applications of fiber reinforced polymers. Before being awarded the Munro Chair, Dr. Fam was a Canada Research Chair in Innovative and Retrofitted Structures for ten years. He has over 200 refereed publications and is a recipient of the Ontario Early Researcher Award, Queen's University Chancellor's Research Award and Civil Engineering Teaching Award. Dr. Fam is the Chair of the Undergraduate Program in Civil Engineering and serves in numerous committees at the university, faculty and department levels.



Portrait of Oded Haklai

Oded Haklai

Oded Haklai has been teaching at Queen’s since July 2004. His areas of interest include international and comparative politics, national and ethnic conflict, Middle East, and Israeli-Palestinian relations. His book, Palestinian Ethnonationalism in Israel was awarded the 2012 Shapiro Award for best book in Israel Studies by the Association for Israel Studies. He is also the author of numerous peer reviewed articles, co-editor of two books, and winner of several prestigious research grants. Haklai has held several visiting fellowships and scholarships at a number of institutions around the globe.



Portrait of Emily Hill

Emily Hill

Emily Hill is a specialist on China. Her research examines the politics of China's industrialization during the past century, with particular attention to industrialization and de-industrialization in agriculture. She teaches courses on China, modern East Asia, and global environmental history.





Portrait of Janice Hill

Janice Hill

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Portrait of Brandon Jamieson

Brandon Jamieson

Brandon is currently in second year of a Political Studies Major, B.A.H '17. As one of the Arts & Science Senators, he is serving a two year term on the Senate and currently sits on the Senate Committee on Academic Development. After looking for several ways to get involved in student government during his first year, a Senator vacancy at the Arts & Science Undergraduate Society led him to campaign and successfully be elected to the University Senate. Any questions or information you'd like to have answered, don't hesitate to reach out to him at, or @jamieson_b. Cha Gheill!




Portrait of Gregory Jerkiewicz

Gregory Jerkiewicz

My involvement in university governance started when I served on the Senate of the Gdansk University of Technology (Poland) as an undergraduate student. My involvement in non-governance university activities started in September 1980 when I became one of the founders of the Independent Student Association, following the creation of the NSZZ Solidarnosc (Solidarity) trade union. I immigrated to Canada in 1985, graduated with a PhD degree from the University of Ottawa in 1991, was a faculty at the Universite de Sherbrooke from 1992 until 2002, and joined Queen’s in 2002.



Portrait of Christopher Justinich

Chris Justinich

Dr. Justinich graduated from Queen's Medicine (1984), completed pediatric residency (Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario) and fellowship in pediatric gastroenterology (University of Montreal, Ste. Justine Hospital). Early career began at the University of Connecticut, then he returned to Queen's in January of 2003 to practice and teach Pediatric Gastroenterology in the Department of Pediatrics. Dr. Justinich heads an innovative Food Allergy Program which includes a basic science laboratory in the GI Diseases Research Unit (GIDRU) with research focusing on food allergic gastrointestinal diseases and the role of esophageal epithelial cells in the pathophysiology of esophagitis. Website:


Portrait of Deborah Knight

Deborah Knight

After completing my Ph.D. at the University of Toronto in 1993, I came to Queen’s as a SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellow and was then appointed as a Queen’s National Scholar in 1995. My primary research is in the philosophy of art, with attention to the narrative arts (literature, film, etc.). I have served in several administrative roles in the Philosophy Department and have participated on committees within the Faculty of Arts and Science and the School of Graduate Studies. I am currently Chair of Undergraduate Studies in the Department of Philosophy.


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Portrait of Erik Knutsen

Eric Knutsen

Erik S. Knutsen (LL.B., Osgoode, LL.M., Harvard) is Associate Professor at the Faculty of Law. His areas of academic interest include tort, insurance, and the civil litigation system. In addition to authoring articles on those subjects, he is a co-author of casebooks on Canadian civil litigation and American insurance law. Professor Knutsen has twice earned the faculty teaching award at Queens. He has practiced tort and insurance litigation in Toronto, Thunder Bay, and New York.




Portrait of Terry Krupa

Terry Krupa

Dr. Krupa is a Professor in the School of Rehabilitation Therapy and holds cross-appointments in the Department of Psychiatry and the School of Nursing. Her research interests focus on enabling the full community participation of people who experience mental illness. Dr. Krupa was the first recipient of the Pioneer Award for Recovery Research presented by Psychosocial Rehabilitation Canada (2011), and received the Muriel Driver Lectureship (2007) and the Award for Leadership (2010) recognizing significant contributions in the profession of Occupational Therapy. Dr. Krupa received the Queen’s University Alumni Award for Excellence in Teaching in 1999.



Portrait of Eunice Kwon

Eunice Kwon

This fall, Eunice will be entering her fourth and final year of the Commerce program at Queen’s University. As the past Delegates and Promotions Coordinator (2013) and Logistics Officer (2014) of the Queen's Commerce Corporate Competition (Q3C), Eunice is well-prepared to lead Q3C 2015 to new heights as Co-Chair. Last year, Eunice served as the Chief Financial Officer of the Queen’s Commerce Society and provided oversight for financial operations comprising over $1 million in annual revenues. Beginning in September 2014, Eunice will be serving a highly anticipated full-year term on the Queen’s University Senate as a Student Senator.



Portrait of Scott Lamoureux

Scott Lamoureux

My expertise and research interest is in polar environments, particularly permafrost dynamics, geomorphology, hydrology and limnology. I have a special interest in landscape stability and change due to climate and human activities. I have worked in the Canadian Arctic for over 25 years and I initiated and direct the Cape Bounty Arctic Watershed Observatory, Melville Island. This facility supports integrated land and water research by a wide range of investigators, students and community members. In the Department of Geography, I teach Water Resources, Arctic Environments, Geomorphology, Hydrology and Field Methods.



Portrait of Hans-Peter Loock

Hans-Peter Loock

Engineering Chemistry, TU Darmstadt, Germany, 1992.  Ph.D. Physical Chemistry, U. Victoria, BC.  1996 Visiting Fellowship in a Government Lab at the National Research Council, Ottawa, ON, 1996-1998.  P.Eng. 2003.  At Queen's Since 1999: Physical, and (micro-)analytical chemistry using optical and laser techniques.



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