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Biographical Sketches

Ex Officio Members



Daniel Woolf

Daniel Woolf, Chair

B.A.(Hons.)'80, D.Phil.'83 (Oxford). Daniel Woolf became Queen's University's 20th Principal and Vice-Chancellor on Sept 1 2009. Formerly Dean of Arts at the University of Alberta, he has also been a professor and administrator at McMaster University and Dalhousie University. Born in Britain and raised in Winnipeg, he studied history at Queen's (BAH 1980) before earning a DPhil at Oxford University (1983) and then returning to Queen's as a SSHRC postdoctoral fellow in history. A specialist in early modern British history and in the history of historical thought and writing, he is also a Professor in the Queen's History Department and remains active in research and graduate supervision. He is married and has three children, one of them a Queen's graduate. He is a Fellow of a number of learned societies, including the Royal Society of Canada.

Tom Harris

Tom Harris

Interim Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic) Tom Harris is the university's chief academic, budget, and operating officer. In these roles, Dr. Harris is responsible for the development of the university’s budget and has oversight of academic affairs at Queen’s. Dr. Harris also works closely with the university’s senior leadership team to ensure operational planning is fully integrated across the university, aligns with the university’s strategic vision, and is supported by an appropriate allocation of resources. Dr. Harris graduated from Queen's with a BSc in 1975 and returned in 1986 as a faculty member and Queen's National Scholar in the Department of Chemical Engineering. He served as Department Head from 1992 to 1996, and as Dean of Applied Science from 1996-2007. In 2010, he accepted the appointment of Vice-Principal (Advancement) and successfully led the University’s most recent comprehensive fundraising campaign, with benefactors contributing $640 million for a range of university priorities. Professor Harris is an internationally-recognized researcher for his work in the analysis and assessment of control system and mathematical modelling and applications of statistics in chemical engineering. He is a fellow of the Chemical Institute of Canada and Canadian Academy of Engineering and received the Golden Apple from the Queen’s Engineering Society for Excellence in Teaching and Learning. He is a lifetime member of the Alma Mater Society at Queen’s.

Brenda Brouwer

Barbara Crow

Dr. Crow was appointed Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Science in July 2017. Dr. Crow’s research interests lie in the areas of feminism, aging, and technology, the ways in which they intersect, and specifically the various impacts of digital technology. In addition to her research, Dr. Crow is a co-founder of the Mobile Media Lab and of Wi: A journal of Mobile Media. She is also currently a co-principal investigator on the ACT Project (Ageing, Communication, and Technologies). Prior to joining Queen's, Dr. Crow was the Associate Vice-President and Dean of the Faculty of Graduate Studies at York University. She holds a BAH in Political Science and Women’s Studies, and an MA and PhD in sociology.

 

Kevin Deluzio

Kevin Deluzio

Kevin is a proud graduate of Queen’s University, BSc‘88, (Math & Engineering), MSc ‘90, PhD ‘98 (Mechanical Engineering). In addition to his appointment as Dean of the Faculty of Engineering Applied Science in June 2017, Kevin is a Professor of Mechanical and Materials Engineering and Head of the Human Mobility Research Laboratory at Queen’s University. Prior to joining Queen’s in 2006, Dr. Deluzio was the founder and director of the Dynamics and Human Motion Laboratory and an associate professor in the School of Biomedical Engineering, cross appointed to the Department of Surgery, at Dalhousie University. Dr. Deluzio is a Professional Engineer and is internationally recognized for his research in human motion and orthopaedic biomechanics.

Bill Flanagan

Bill Flanagan

Bill Flanagan holds a J.D. from the University of Toronto (1985), a D.E.A. from Paris I (Université Paris I-Sorbonne) (1986), and an LL.M. from Columbia University (1989). He has been a member of the Faculty of Law at Queen's University for the last 22 years and was appointed Dean of Law in 2005. He was reappointed for a third term in 2013. He was a law clerk for the Hon. Justice Estey of the Supreme Court of Canada from 1986-87. His biography on the Faculty of Law website can be found here: http://law.queensu.ca/faculty-research/faculty-directory/flanagan.

Rebecca Luce-Kapler

Rebecca Luce-Kapler

Rebecca Luce-Kapler is the Dean of the Faculty of Education, Queen’s University. Her research interests focus on the integral role of literary practices, particularly writing, in the development of human consciousness and identity. This work has contributed to understanding the normative power of cultural forms and the importance of interpretive reading and writing practices for generative learning and teaching. She is author of Writing with, through, and beyond the text: An ecology of language and The gardens where she dreams. She is co-author of Engaging Minds: Changing teaching in complex times and Language and learning: An introduction for teaching.

Fahim Quadir

Fahim Quadir

Prior to joining Queen’s as the Vice-Provost and Dean, School of Graduate Studies, Dr. Quadir served as Interim Dean and Associate Vice-President Graduate in the Faculty of Graduate Studies at York University, where he was a Professor of Development Studies. From July 2013 to May 2017, he held the position of an Associate Dean in the Faculty of Graduate Studies. He is the founding director of York University’s Graduate Program in Development Studies and its undergraduate program in International Development Studies. Previously, he held academic positions at St. Lawrence University in New York, Queen’s University at Kingston and the University of Chittagong in Bangladesh. He also taught at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Professor Quadir specializes in International Development, International Relations and International Political Economy. He has edited/co-edited five books and published extensively in various international peer reviewed journals relating to South-South cooperation, emerging donors, aid effectiveness, good governance, civil society, democratic consolidation, transnational social movements, human security and regional development. Dr. Quadir was the recipient of several SSHRC grants, the Fulbright Scholarship, SSHRC and Killam Postdoctoral Fellowships, Killam Memorial Scholarship, and the Social Science Research Council (SSRC, USA) Dissertation and Pre-Dissertation Fellowships. He has supervised numerous graduate students and both designed and taught a large number of graduate and undergraduate courses. In 2007, he was presented with the York University-Wide Teaching Award for teaching excellence from the full-time faculty category.

Richard Reznick

Richard Reznick

Dr. Reznick, a professor in the Department of Surgery, completed his medical degree at McGill University and later graduated from the general-surgery training program at the University of Toronto. He completed a Masters in medical education at Southern Illinois University, and a fellowship in colorectal surgery at the University of Texas, Houston. At Toronto Faculty of Medicine, he was inaugural Director of the Faculty's Centre for Research in Education at UHN, Vice President of Education at UHN and R. S. McLaughlin Professor and Chairman of the Department of Surgery. In July 2010, Dr. Reznick assumed the position of Dean, Faculty of Health Sciences at Queen's University and Chief Executive Officer of the Southeastern Ontario Academic Medical Organization (SEAMO).

David Saunders

David Saunders

Since joining the Smith School of Business at Queen's (SSB) in 2003, David Saunders has led the development of a new strategic plan, two unique MBA programs and a suite of professional Masters programs. His focus on strengthening QSB's international network has resulted in exchange partnerships with over 100 top global business schools, eight double-degree options for QSB students, and the opening of a QSB executive education facility in the UAE. David is co-author of the world's three largest selling negotiation textbooks. He is Chair of the EQUIS Awarding Body and sits on the board of CEIBS (China Europe International Business School).

Ann Tierney

Ann Tierney

Ann leads Queen's Division of Student Affairs, which includes enrolment services for undergraduate and graduate students as well as residences and ancillary services. Ann has established new transition programs for Queen's students, including Summer Orientation & Q Success; she has increased recreational space on campus and introduced new mental health education tools. She has two degrees from Queen's - a Bachelor of Laws and a Masters in Public Administration. Ann was previously Vice Provost (Students) at the University of Calgary and served at Carleton University as Dean of Students & Associate Vice President, Student & Academic Support.

Martha Whitehead

Martha Whitehead

Martha Whitehead was appointed Queen's University Librarian in 2011. As a member of the Provost's team, she leads the ongoing development and administration of information resources and services to support the university's academic programs and research. Her portfolio includes Queen's University Library, Queen's University Archives, University Records Management, Queen's Research Data Centre and the Copyright Advisory Office. She chairs the Information & Communications Working Group of Queen's Accessibility Framework. She is a member of the Board of McGill Queen's University Press. Ms. Whitehead is active in regional, national and international academic library initiatives. Martha's bio and her blog can be found here.  

Kim Woodhouse

Kim Woodhouse

Dr. Woodhouse is Vice-Principal (Research) and a professor in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, after serving as dean of that faculty for two five-year terms from June 2007 to 2017. In addition to her academic background, Dr. Woodhouse has almost a decade of experience in private sector manufacturing and experience with the granting councils, in particular the National Science and Engineering Research Council (NSERC), chair of a Canadian Institutes for Health Research grants panel, and the Ontario Research Fund Advisory Board. She is a professional engineer, holds several patents, and co-founded a biotechnology company. She has also received numerous awards, including the Premier’s Research Excellence Award and the Professional Engineers Ontario Engineering Medal. She is a fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering. Dr. Woodhouse will work with the Principal and the Board of Trustees to define the broader research portfolio and clarify the growing relationship between research and innovation at Queen’s and the resources that will support it.

 

 

Elected Members