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For the Record: Oct. 22, 2020

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Selection Committee appointed for Head, Department of Political Studies

Eleanor MacDonald’s term as interim head of the Department of Political Studies is scheduled to end on June 30, 2021. 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:

  • Zsuzsa Csergö, Professor, Department of Political Studies
  • Kyle Hanniman, Assistant Professor, Department of Political Studies
  • Stéfanie von Hlatky, Associate Professor, Department of Political Studies
  • Andrew Lister, Associate Professor, Department of Political Studies
  • John McGarry, Professor, Department of Political Studies
  • Caroline Pukall, Professor, Cognate Faculty, Department of Psychology
  • Michelle Knapp-Hermer, Department Manager, Department of Political Studies
  • Linda Mussell, Graduate Student, Department of Political Studies
  • Mahdi Almusawi, Undergraduate Student, Department of Political Studies
  • Chris DeLuca, Associate Dean, School of Graduate Studies
  • Gordon E. Smith (Chair), Vice-Dean (Faculty Relations), Faculty of Arts and Science
  • Danielle Gugler (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 Political Studies are invited by Nov. 3, 2020. Also, submission of names of possible candidates for the headship is requested. Send all comments, in confidence, to the attention of Danielle Gugler. 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).