Professor Chris Buddle appointed as the new Dean of Students of McGill

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Please join the Mac Community in congratulating Professor Chris Buddle on his new appointment as Dean of Students, McGill University.

Since 2014, Professor Buddle has served the Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences as Associate Dean of Student Affairs. In this role, he oversaw recruitment activities for the Faculty, promoted academic integrity, was a champion of student rights, and worked extensively on supporting the overall wellbeing of the Macdonald Campus community.

A graduate of the University of Alberta (PhD ’01), and the University of Guelph (BSc. ’96), Professor Buddle joined the Department of Natural Resource Sciences, in the Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, in 2002. He currently holds the rank of Associate Professor, specializing in the natural history and biodiversity of insects and spiders, with an emphasis on Arctic systems.

Professor Buddle is the recipient of the Macdonald Campus Award for Teaching Excellence (2008) as well as the C. Gordon Hewitt Award for Excellence in Entomology in Canada (2006), awarded by the Entomological Society of Canada, and the Desire2Learn Teaching Innovation Award (2014), from the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education.