Department of Global Development Studies


Global Development Studies

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Barbra Lalonde

Department Manager

Contact Information

Global Development Studies
Mackintosh-Corry Hall, Room B401
68 University Avenue
Queen's University
Kingston, Ontario K7L 3N9 Canada
Tel: (613) 533-6000 ext 77210
Fax: (613) 533-2986

Office Hours:

Fall/Winter Term
Monday to Friday 7:30 am until 3:00 pm

Note:  Office is closed from 12:00 PM until 1:00 PM.


Reporting to the Department Head of the Department of Global Development Studies, the Department Manager is accountable for the effective management, planning and coordination of the overall administrative operation of the Department of Global Development Studies, which is unique among Faculty of Arts and Science programs due to its interdisciplinary nature and study abroad components. The Department Manager assists the Department Head in short and long term strategic and operation planning for the department, including long-term collaborative teaching/research projects with partners in the Global South and/or through Indigenous networks.

The Department Manager leads the administrative services of the Department. Primary activities include financial planning, reporting to the relevant Faculties and Schools, budgeting, forecasting, human resources management, procurement, facilities management, health and safety management, communications, and marketing. The incumbent also facilitates international exchanges and serve as primary contact for internal departments and external agencies and organizations.