Dr. Richard Ascough

Dr. Richard Ascough
Associate Dean, (Teaching and Learning)
Office of the Dean, First Floor, Dunning Hall
Telephone extension: 
(613) 533-2067

Dr. Richard Ascough, Associate Dean (Teaching & Learning) is a Professor in the Queen’s School of Religion, and is cross-appointed to the Department of Classics.  His current research is focused on the religious associations in the Greco-Roman world, part of a larger project focused on the modern theories of the origin of Christianity. Learn more about Richard Ascough’s research here.

Dr. Ascough earned his PhD from the University of St. Michael’s College, and has authored numerous works related to Christian origins and the New Testament, as well as seven articles on teaching and learning.  He has received much recognition for his innovative approaches to teaching, and has been awarded the Chancellor A. Charles Baillie Teaching Award (2009), and the D2L Innovation Award in Teaching and Learning (2017).

Dr. Ascough’s portfolio in the Faculty of Arts and Science includes overseeing Arts and Science Online, student learning experience enhancements, teaching space, and onQ.  He serves as the liaison to the VP of Teaching and Learning, CTL, the library, and the Associate Deans of Teaching and Learning in other faculties.  Dr. Ascough is also responsible for overseeing the departments of Classics, Economics, Employment Relations (MIR), History, and Political Studies.