Dawn Free


In this role, Dawn will be responsible for providing administrative support and financial oversight for research grants held by the Faculty of Arts & Science. In particular, Dawn will assist faculty members in the management and administration of research grants and provide financial administrative support for Faculty Office-managed and funded research projects. She will be the key financial resource and contact for faculty members and departmental research administrators, providing advice, information, feedback, and training support in the management and administration of research grants.

Dawn brings over 11 years of Queen’s administrative experience to this role. Most recently, Dawn was the Financial Coordinator for the Chemistry department, where she provided key financial administrative support to the Department Manager and 25+ faculty members. Prior to this, Dawn was an Administrative Assistant in the Chemical Engineering and Chemistry department, where she managed operations for two large research programs, including administering over $2.5M in research funding.