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For the Record – Nov. 25, 2021

For the Record provides postings of appointment, committee, grant, award, and other notices set out by collective agreements and university policies and processes. It is the university’s primary vehicle for sharing this information with our community.

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Selection Committee appointed for Head, Department of History

Rebecca Manley’s term as Head of the Department of History is scheduled to end on June 30, 2022. Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic) Mark Green has appointed a Selection Committee to advise him on the appointment of the next head. The Selection Committee has the following membership: 

Elected Members

  • Jeff Brison, Associate, Department of History
  • Jeff Collins, Professor, Department of History
  • Emily Hill, Associate Professor, Department of History
  • Adnan Husain, Associate Professor, Department of History
  • Lisa Pasolli, Associate Professor, Department of History
  • Glenn Wilmont, Cognate Faculty, Professor, Department of English
  • Matt Colby, Department Manager, Department of History
  • Margaret Ross, Graduate Student, Department of History
  • TBD, Undergraduate Student, Department of History
  • Tara MacDonald, Associate Dean (School of Graduate Studies)
  • Nick Mosey (Chair), Associate Dean, Faculty of Arts and Science
  • Kim Bellefontaine (Secretary), Faculty of Arts and Science

Pursuant to Articles 41.3 and 41.3.6 of the Collective Agreement between Queen’s University Faculty Association and Queen’s University at Kingston, comments on the present state and future prospects of the Department of History are invited by noon on Nov. 30, 2021. Names of possible candidates for the headship may also be submitted. Send all comments, in confidence, to the attention of Kim Bellefontaine. All letters will be reviewed by the Selection Committee and will become part of the record of decision-making.

At the request of either the department members or the committee, a meeting can be arranged between the department and the committee to ascertain the department’s views on the qualities of a head. Once a short list has been established, it will be distributed to members of the department for further input on the merits of the respective candidate(s).

Selection Committee appointed for Head, Department of Economics

Allen Head’s term as Head of the Department of Economics is scheduled to end on June 30, 2022. Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic) Mark Green has appointed a Selection Committee
to advise him on the appointment of the next head. The Selection Committee has the following membership: 

Elected Members

  • Robert Clark, Professor, Department of Economics
  • Christopher Cotton, Professor, Department of Economics
  • Beverly Lapham, Professor, Department of Economics
  • Huw Lloyd-Ellis, Professor, Department of Economics
  • James MacKinnon, Professor, Department of Economics
  • Martin Hand, Cognate Faculty, Professor, Department of Sociology
  • Alexandra Fox, Department Manager, Department of Economics
  • Kaveh Sanjabi Kalaye, Graduate Student, Department of Economics
  • Ava Marshall, Undergraduate Student, Department of Economics
  • Tara MacDonald, Associate Dean (School of Graduate Studies)
  • Sharon Regan (Chair), Associate Dean, Faculty of Arts and Science
  • Kim Bellefontaine (Secretary), Faculty of Arts and Science

Pursuant to Articles 41.3 and 41.3.6 of the Collective Agreement between Queen’s University Faculty Association and Queen’s University at Kingston, comments on the present state and future prospects of the Department of Economics are invited by noon on Dec. 6, 2021. Names of possible candidates for the headship may also be submitted. Send all comments, in confidence, to the attention of Kim Bellefontaine. All letters will be reviewed by the Selection Committee and will become part of the record of decision-making.

At the request of either the department members or the committee, a meeting can be arranged between the department and the committee to ascertain the department’s views on the qualities of a head. Once a short list has been established, it will be distributed to members of the department for further input on the merits of the respective candidate(s).

Abridged Selection Committee appointed for the Head, Department of School of Computing

Hossam Hassanein’s term as Head of the Department of School of Computing is scheduled to end on June 30, 2022. Dr. Hassanein is willing to consider reappointment.

In accordance with the terms of Article 41 of the Collective Agreement between Queen’s University Faculty Association and Queen’s University at Kingston, an abridged Selection Committee has been struck to assist Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic) Mark Green in the selection of the next head. Under the rules of the Collective Agreement, members of the Bargaining Unit within the School of Computing have elected the following people to the committee:

  • Mohammad Zulkernine, Professor, School of Computing
  • Ting Hu, Assistant Professor, School of Computing
  • Yuanzhu Chen, Professor, School of Computing
  • Ahmed Hassan, Professor, School of Computing
  • Gabor Fichtinger, Professor, School of Computing

The committee will be chaired by Associate Dean, Nick Mosey.

Under Article 41.3.3, if the head indicates that s/he wants to be renewed, “the abridged Selection Committee shall consult with the members of the department, and if it concludes that there is a clear departmental consensus in favour of renewal, it shall recommend to the Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic) that the head be renewed.” If the committee concludes that there is no clear consensus for renewal, a full committee shall than be constituted.

To assist in this consultation process, you are invited to express your views on the present state and future prospects of the School of Computing and whether you favour renewal of the present head. If you wish to offer comments on these matters, please be advised that your letter will be reviewed by the committee and will become part of the record of decision-making. Please send all comments to the attention of Kim Bellefontaine by Dec. 7, 2021.