Our Team

philip.oxhorn [at] mcgill.ca (Prof. Philip Oxhorn)

Associate Provost (International)

Professor of Political Science
PhD, Harvard

The position of Associate Provost (International) was created to develop the University’s international strategy with a view to:

- Identifying and maintaining partnerships with international institutions and foreign governments;

- Strengthening efforts to expand our reach and sustain collaborations through digital connections;

- Overseeing international revenue-generating opportunities that expand our reach;

- Expanding opportunities for students to situate their knowledge and understand their lives in a global context through ensuring that the curriculum reflects a global perspective and through student mobility and exchanges;

- And supporting international teaching and strategic research collaborations stemming from the extensive interests of professors and students across all our Faculties.

Prof. Oxhorn has been a faculty member in the Department of Political Science since 1989, and is also Editor-in-Chief of the Latin American Research Review and a Senior Research Fellow on the Council on Hemispheric Affairs. He recently concluded a nearly eight-year term as the inaugural Director of the Institute for the Study of International Development (ISID), where he did much to advance international research and education at McGill.

anna.piotrowska [at] mcgill.ca (Dr. Anna Piotrowska)

Associate Director (International)

Anna Piotrowska spearheads the implementation of McGill’s international strategy and collaborates closely with the university leadership, faculties, and key administrative units to further McGill’s global reach and increase international engagement opportunities for its students and faculty. She reviews and facilitates international partnerships and other institutional agreements, advises on the development of new academic programs with an international orientation, and oversees record management systems in support of international initiatives and diplomatic relations of the University.

Before joining McGill in 2016, Dr. Piotrowska worked in the field of international education in Montreal, Hong Kong, and the United Arab Emirates. A dual Polish-French citizen, Dr. Piotrowska holds a PhD in Art History from New York University and a bachelor’s degree from Harvard.


celine.roche [at] mcgill.ca (Céline Roche)

International Engagement Advisor

Céline Roche plays a pivotal role in the implementation of McGill’s international strategy, focused on increasing student mobility, promoting on-campus internationalization, and expanding institutional partnerships. She performs research and analysis with respect to McGill’s international activities, coordinates incoming institutional visits, keeps internal and external audiences informed about current initiatives and priorities, and leads a number of special projects related to internationalization.

Before joining McGill in 2017, Ms. Roche was in charge of key academic mobility initiatives and taught courses on international relations and citizen participation at the Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, Campus Querétaro, Mexico. She also worked as a project manager at the North American Forum on Integration and, more recently, in the communications sector in Montreal. Ms. Roche holds a Masters in International Relations from the Université de Montréal and a Bachelor’s in International Development from McGill.

rosemary.clark [at] mcgill.ca (Rosemary Clark)

Administrator (International)

Rosemary Clark is responsible for providing a high level of organizational and administrative support to the International team. Rosemary Clark has over 20 years’ experience in various administrative and executive assistant roles, including 10 years as an Office Manager and Executive Assistant to two high level Executives in an Asset Management company.

A dual Canadian-British national, she joined McGill University in 2011.

international.provost [at] mcgill.ca (Trevor May)

Student Assistant

Trevor May provides research, analytical, and logistical support to the team.

Mr. May is currently a B.C.L./L.L.B. candidate at McGill’s Faculty of Law. He holds a Master of Arts in political science with a specialization in international relations from McGill and graduated with an Honours Bachelor of Arts “with High Distinction” from the University of Toronto.