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For the Record – Oct. 7, 2021

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Selection Committee – Head, Department of Gender Studies

Dr. Elaine Power’s term as Head of the Department of Gender Studies is scheduled to end on Dec. 30, 2021. The Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic) has appointed a Selection Committee
to advise him on the appointment of the next Head.

The Selection Committee has the following membership: 

Elected Members

  • Grace Adeniyi-Ogunyankin, Assistant Professor, Gender Studies
  • Melissa Houghtaling, Assistant Professor, Gender Studies
  • Margaret Little, Professor, Gender Studies
  • Katherine McKittrick, Professor, Gender Studies
  • Trish Salah, Associate Professor, Gender Studies
  • Marcus Taylor, Cognate Faculty, Associate Professor, Global Development Studies
  • Denita Arthurs, Department Manager and Graduate Program Administrator, Gender Studies
  • Sarah Smith, Graduate Student, Gender Studies
  • Charlie Atkinson, Undergraduate Student, Gender Studies
  • Chris DeLuca, Associate Dean (School of Graduate Studies)
  • Barbara Crow (Chair), Dean, 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, I invite your comments on the present state and future prospects of the Department of Gender Studies by 12 p.m. on Oct. 25, 2021. (Please note that this deadline has been extended from the original deadline). Please also submit names of possible candidates for the Headship. 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).