Dr. Jill Atkinson

Dr. Jill Atkinson
Acting Associate Dean, (Academic)
Dean's Office, First Floor Dunning Hall
Telephone extension: 
(613) 533-2467
Assistant Name: 
Kim Bellefontaine
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Before beginning her term as an Associate Dean of Teaching and Learning in the Faculty of Arts and Science, Dr. Atkinson was the Undergraduate Studies Chair in the Department of Psychology, where she was responsible for the design and implementation of PSYC 100.

As Acting Associate Dean, (Academic), Dr. Atkinson’s portfolio includes oversight of the undergraduate operations in the Faculty of Arts and Science, as well as the oversight and implementation of undergraduate academic regulations.  The Associate Dean also reviews student appeals or academic integrity cases, and manages complex academic cases involving individual students and faculty members. Dr. Atkinson participates in all committees of the Faculty relative to students or programs and liaises with the division of Student Affairs, Student Wellness Services, the Human Rights Office and the Office of the University Ombudsman. The Associate Dean’s portfolio also includes Admission and Recruitment, Orientation, and the implementation of the Senate Policy on Academic Consideration for Students in Extenuating Circumstances.

Dr. Atkinson’s research is two-fold; though her primary interest is on the assessment and treatment of female offenders, she is also interested in strategies to increase active learning in the university classroom. Learn more about Dr. Atkinson’s research here.