School of Policy Studies

School of Policy Studies
School of Policy Studies

The People at SPS

Office of the Executive Director

David Walker, MD, Executive Director, Policy Studies photoDr. David M.C. Walker
Executive Director and
Stauffer-Dunning Chair of Policy Studies

david.walker@queensu.ca
335, Robert Sutherland Hall
613-533-3125

 

 

Rachel Laforest photoRachel Laforest
Program Director
 

laforest@queensu.ca
317, Robert Sutherland Hall
613-533-6000 x 77264

Lynn Freeman, Assistant Director and Business Officer photoLynn Freeman
Associate Director,
Administration and Finance

freemanl@queensu.ca
301C, Robert Sutherland Hall
613-533-6000 x 77007


Faculty
Name Position Email Office

Elly Alboim

Adjunct Professor elly@earnscliffe.ca                

Naomi Alboim

Adjunct Professor/Distinguished Fellow alboimn@queensu.ca  

Margaret Biggs

Matthews Fellow in Global Public Policy margaret.biggs@queensu.ca  

Randy Boyes

Adjunct Professor randy.boyes@queensu.ca  

Terri-Lynn Brennan

Adjunct Professor terri.brennan@inclusivevoices.com  

Kathy L. Brock

Professor kathy.brock@queensu.ca 328

Patrick Deutscher

Adjunct Professor patrick.deutscher@queensu.ca  

Weili Ding

Associate Professor dingw@queensu.ca 321

Don Drummond

Adjunct Professor and Stauffer-Dunning Fellow drummond@queensu.ca  

Morah Fenning

Adjunct Professor morah.fenning@queensu.ca  

Alison Fraser

Adjunct Professor alison.fraser@queensu.ca  

Andrew Graham

Adjunct Professor andrew.graham@queensu.ca 316

Soma Hewa

Adjunct Professor    

Bill Irwin

Adjunct Professor birwin6@uwo.ca  

Mike Joyce

Adjunct Professor mike.joyce@queensu.ca  

Wenjue Knutsen

Adjunct Professor wenjue.knutsen@queensu.ca 315

Rachel Laforest

Associate Professor laforest@queensu.ca 317

Eugene Lang

Adjunct Professor eugene.lang@queensu.ca  

Steven Lehrer

Associate Professor lehrers@queensu.ca 324

Warren Mabee

Associate Professor of Geography warren.mabee@queensu.ca  

Barbara Martin

Adjunct Professor barbara.martin@queensu.ca 335A

Jamshed Merchant

Adjunct Professor jm378@queensu.ca 323

Kim Nossal

Professor, and General Editor, Queen's Policy Studies Series     nossalk@queensu.ca  

Bryne Purchase

Adjunct Professor purchase@queensu.ca  

Duncan Sinclair

Adjunct Professor sinclair@queensu.ca  

Arthur Stewart

Adjunct Professor stewarta@qed.econ.queensu.ca  

Lori Turnbull

Adjunct Professor lori.turnbull@queensu.ca  

Andy Vogler

Adjunct Professor gafvdf@queensu.ca  

Bob Watts

Adjunct Professor bob@thewattsfamily.ca  
Cross-Appointed Faculty
Name Position Email

Marcia Finlayson

Professor and Director, School of Rehabilitation Medicine marcia.finlayson@queensu.ca

Ian Gilron

Director of Clinical Pain Research, Professor of Anesthesiology and Biomedical Sciences gilroni@queensu.ca
Michael Green Brian Hennen Chair and Head, Department of Family Medicine, Professor of Family Medicine and Public Health Sciences

michael.green@dfm.queensu.ca

Kieran Moore

Professor of Emergency and Family Medicine and CEO/ Medical Officer of Health for KFL&A Public Health moorek@queensu.ca  

John Muscedere

Professor of Medicine, Research Director, Department of Critical Care Medicine, and Scientific Director for Canadian Frailty Network john.muscedere@kingstonhsc.ca

Richard Reznick

Dean, Faculty of Health Sciences, Professor, Department of Surgery, and Chief Executive Officer, Southeastern Ontario Academic Medical Organization (SEAMO) richard.reznick@queensu.ca

Chris Simpson

Vice-Dean (Clinical), Faculty of Health Sciences and Professor of Medicine (Cardiology);  Medical Director, Southeastern Ontario Academic Medical Organization (SEAMO)

simpsonc@kgh.kari.net
Emeritus Professors
Name Position Email

Keith Banting

Emeritus Professor keith.banting@queensu.ca

Thomas Courchene

Emeritus Professor courchen@queensu.ca
Peter Harrison Emeritus Professor

peter.harrison@queensu.ca

William Leiss Emeritus Professor wleiss@uottawa.ca

Robert Wolfe

Emeritus Professor robert.wolfe@queensu.ca
Administrative Staff
Name Position Phone Email Office

Chris Cornish

Events and Communications Coordinator 613-533-6217 chris.cornish@queensu.ca 307

Fiona Froats 

MPA/PMPA Program Administrator 613-533-6200 froatsf@queensu.ca 319
Mark Howes Publications Unit 613-533-2192

mh15@queensu.ca

413

Yuhong Lin

Financial Analyst 613-533-6000 x 75702 liny@queensu.ca 301 A 

Celia Russell

Special Events Coordinator 613-533-2547 russellc@queensu.ca 309

Elizabeth Thomas

Admissions/Financial Assistant 613-533-2960 thomase@queensu.ca 311

E.B. (Lee) Van Niedek

Departmental Assistant 6713-533-3020 lee.vanniedek@queensu.ca 301
Distinguished and Emeritus Fellows

Distinguished Fellows are highly respected professionals with extensive leadership experience in government at the municipal., provincial/territorial, national or international levels, the private or the non-profit sector. They play an integral role in the School’s policy community and participate in School’s teaching, research and knowledge dissemination activities in a variety of ways. This includes sharing their expertise with students and faculty, providing professional advice and career mentoring to students; giving guest lectures; and providing advice to the Executive Director and other QSPS personnel on various issues.

Name Title Email
John Adams Emeritus Fellow  

Naomi Alboim

Adjunct Professor and Distinguished Fellow alboimn@queensu.ca

Margaret Biggs

Matthews Fellow in Global Public Policy margaret.biggs@queensu.ca
Ed Broadbent Emeritus Fellow

edbent@rogers.ca

Helen Cooper

Distinguished Fellow cooper@cogeco.ca
Kevin Costante Distinguished Fellow kc122@queensu.ca

John M. Curtis

Emeritus Fellow john.margeson.curtis@gmail.com

Caroline Davis

Distinguished Fellow carolinedavis350@gmail.com

Don Drummond

Adjunct Professor and Stauffer-Dunning Fellow drummond@queensu.ca
David Lindsay Distinguished Fellow dlindsay@cou.on.ca
Craig McFadyen Emeritus Fellow

craig.mcfadyen@ontario.ca

Peter Milliken Distinguished Fellow peter.milliken@queensu.ca
Maureen O'Neil Emeritus Fellow  
Victor Rabinovitch Distinguished Fellow victor.rabinovitch@queensu.ca
Roy Romanow Emeritus Fellow; Chancellor, University of Saskatchewan roy.romanow@usask.ca
Hugh Segal Distinguished Fellow; Master of Massey College hsegal@masseycollege.ca
Duncan G. SInclair Adjunct Professor and Distinguished Fellow sinclair@queensu.ca
David Szwarc Distinguished Fellow; Chief Administrative Officer, Region of Peel david.szwarc@peelregion.ca
George Thomson Distinguished Fellow gmthompson@judicom.gc.ca
Bob Watts Adjunct Professor and Distinguished Fellow; Chief of Staff, Assembly of First Nations bob@thewattsfamily.ca
Hugh Winsor Emeritus Fellow winsnews@sympatico.ca
QSPS Board, Committee and Working Groups 2018-19

QSPS Board

  • Naomi Alboim
  • Keith Banting
  • Margaret Biggs
  • William Blahut
  • Randall Boyes
  • Kathy Brock
  • Terri Brennan
  • Pat Deutscher
  • Weili Ding
  • Don Drummond
  • Colin Farrelly
  • Morah Fenning
  • Alison Fraser
  • Lynn Freeman
  • Fiona Froats
  • Elizabeth Goodyear-Grant
  • Andrew Graham
  • Soma Hewa

 

  • Bill Irwin
  • Wenjue Knutsen
  • Rachel Laforest
  • Eugene Lang
  • Steven Lehrer
  • Warren Mabee
  • Barbara Martin
  • Jamshed Merchant
  • Kim Nossal
  • Bryne Purchase
  • Fiona Purkiss
  • Duncan Sinclair
  • Arthur Stewart
  • Lamia Syed
  • Lori Turnbull
  • Lee Van Niedek (secretary)
  • Andrew Vogler
  • David Walker (chair)
  • Bob Watts
  • Robert Wolfe

Visitors Committee

  • Naomi Alboim
  • Margaret Biggs
  • Weili Ding
  • Lynn Freeman
  • Stephanie Kronfli
  • Rachel Laforest
  • Nora Lobb
  • John McKerron
  • Jerusha Rupakumar
  • Celia Russell (secretary)
  • David Walker (chair)
  • Robert Wolfe

Admissions Committee

  • Andrew Graham
  • Wenjue Knutsen
  • Steve Lehrer
  • Rachel Laforest (chair)
  • David Walker

Communications Working Group

  • Chris Cornish
  • Lynn Freeman
  • Fiona Froats
  • Andrew Graham
  • Rachel Laforest
  • David Walker (Chair)