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For the Record - Nov. 4, 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 Sociology

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

Elected Members

  • Thomas Abrams, Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology
  • Steve Baron, Professor, Department of Sociology
  • Nicole Myers, Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology
  • Alana Saulnier, Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology
  • Victoria Sytsma, Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology
  • Marc Epprecht, Cognate Faculty, Professor, Department of Global Development Studies
  • Michelle Underhill, Undergraduate Assistant, Department of Sociology
  • Spencer Huesken, Graduate Student, Department of Sociology
  • Holly Pavusa, Undergraduate Student, Department of Sociology
  • Chris DeLuca, Associate Dean, School of Graduate Studies
  • Bill Nelson (Chair), Associate Dean, Faculty of Arts and Science
  • Danielle Gugler (Secretary), Administrative Assistant to the Vice-Dean & Associate Deans, 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 are invited on the present state and future prospects of the Department of Sociology by Nov. 24, 2021. Those interested may also submit names of possible candidates for the headship. Please send all comments, in confidence, to the attention of Danielle Gugler [danielle.gugler@queensu.ca]. 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 shortlist has been established, it will be distributed to members of the department for further input on the merits of the respective candidate(s).