SGSPA Office Contacts

Phone: 613-533-6100
Fax: 613-533-6015

School of Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Affairs
Gordon Hall, Room 425
74 Union Street
Queen's University
Kingston, Ontario, Canada K7L 3N6

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Regular Hours of Operation:
Monday to Friday
8:30am - 12:00pm, 1:00pm - 4:30pm

Extended Hours during September (1st to 30th):
Monday to Friday
8:30am - 4:30pm inclusive

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Position Name Ext Email
Vice-Provost and Dean of Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Affairs Fahim Quadir 36079

Executive Assistant to the Dean and Office Manager

Alexa Lafleche 77311

Administrative Assistant

Brittany Smillie

Associate Dean Chris DeLuca 36079
Associate Dean Tara MacDonald 36079
Director, Admissions and Student Services Monica Corbett 77309
Manager, Finance Nicole MacKinnon 75549
Web Developer Luke Storms 32763
Academic Affairs and Special Projects Officer Heather Merla 75356
Manager, Graduate Experience Colette Steer 78776
Coordinator, Digital Communications   Liam Spink 75603
Coordinator, Postdoctoral Affairs Katie-Marie McNeill 76541

The Office Assistants First point of contact at the School of Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Affairs.

Name Ext Email
Barbara Quesnel 79351

Admissions Assistants in the School of Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Affairs work throughout the year with graduate programs and departments to process the administrative requirements in the application and admissions process. This work includes processing online and paper applications and gathering the documentation needed about each applicant.

In addition, these staff assist current students with all tasks associated with their student status such as registration, adding/dropping courses, changing study status and reviewing program details.

Admissions & Registration Assistants

Applicant Last Name Admissions & Registration Assistant Name Extension Email
A - D Karen Arnold 78088
E - K Ola Okomski 77304
L - R Janet Dudek 77305 
S - Z Leah Kissner 77306 

A number of internal and external awards for graduate students are processed and prepared for adjudication by the School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Affairs Studies' Awards Officers.

These staff members work with graduate programs and departments to administer and disburse internal awards, such as fellowships and departmental awards, and external awards, such as Ontario Graduate Scholarships and federal and tri-council agency awards.

Awards Officers

Name Ext Email
Erfan Aghdasi 77307
Tanya Broadfoot 77308
Loanne Meldrum 36822

Degree completion staff in the School of Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Affairs assist graduate programs, departments and students in the final stages of completing graduate degrees, including oral thesis examinations, thesis formatting, thesis submission and completion requirements in general.

Position Name Ext Email
Thesis Coordinator Rose Silva 77313
Program Assistant Darlene Homer 77419