Committees

Academic Committee

The Academic Committee considers proposals for new and revised courses, programs, and academic policies in the Faculty of Science.

Contact person: josie.damico [at] mcgill.ca (Josie D'Amico) (Secretary)

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Science Chairs'/Directors' Council

The Science Chairs'/Directors' Council is an advisory committee to the Dean.

Contact person: demetra.mintzas [at] mcgill.ca (Demi Mintzas) (Secretary to the Dean)

Meeting dates

McCall MacBain Arts Building, Room 160 – 2:30 p.m.

Wednesday, September 11

Wednesday, October 2 (Ruttan Room)

Wednesday, November 13

Tuesday, December 11

Wednesday, January 22

Wednesday, February 26

Wednesday, March 18

Wednesday, April 15

Wednesday, May 20

List of members

Chair: Dean Bruce Lennox

Vice-Dean David Stephens [April 2019- ]

Associate Dean (Academic) Axel Hundemer [September 2018 - August 2023]

Associate Dean (Graduate Education) Laura Nilson [October 2016 - July 2020]

Associate Dean (Research) John Stix [August 2018-July 2023]

Director (Advising Services) Nicole Allard [June 2007 –]

Prof. Sylvie de Blois (Director, McGill School of Environment) [January 2015 – December 2019]

Prof. Gregor Fussmann (Biology) [June 2016– May 2021]

Prof. Jacques Hurtubise (Mathematics & Statistics) [June 2019 - ]

Prof. Sangyong Jeon (Physics) [June 2019 – May 2024]

Prof. Bettina Kemme (School of Computer Science) [September 2016 – May 2021]

Prof. Daniel Kirshbaum (Atmospheric & Oceanic Sciences) [June 2019 - May 2023]

Prof. Hans Larsson (Redpath Museum) [June 2015 – May 2020]

Prof. John Lydon (Psychology) [June 2014 – May 2021]

Prof. Jeffrey McKenzie (Earth & Planetary Sciences) [June 2016 – May 2021]

Prof. Dmytro Perepichka (Chemistry) [June 2018 – May 2023]

Prof. Nigel Roulet (Geography) [June 2019 - May 2024]


Committee on Student Standing

The Committee on Student Standing considers appeals of decisions made by the Director of Advising Services to requests from students.

Contact person: jane.hawes [at] mcgill.ca (Jane Hawes) (Secretary)

Meeting dates

McCall MacBain Arts Building, Room 160 – 3:00 p.m.

Thursday, August 15 (2:00 p.m.)

Thursday, August 22 (2:00 p.m.)

Thursday, October 10 (degree) 

Thursday, October 31

Thursday, November 14

Thursday, January 16

Thursday, February 6 (degree) - (Ferrier 476)

Thursday, March 12 (Ferrier 476)

Thursday, April 09

Thursday, May 7 (degree -2:00 p.m.)

List of members

Chair: Prof. Tamara Western (Biology & Office of Science Education

Prof. Rodrigo Reyes-Lamothe (Biology)

Prof. Laura Pavelka (Chemistry)

Prof. Martin Robillard (Computer Science)

Prof. Nagissa Mahmoudi (Earth & Planetary Sciences)

Prof. Russell Steele (Mathematics & Statistics)

Prof. Andrew Cumming (Physics)

Prof. Lauren Human (Psychology)

Student Representatives (4):

Maryam Mahjoob (Anatomy & Cell Biology)

Maryssa Iacobelli (Microbiology and Immunology)

Kerry Yang (Neuroscience)

Juliann Wray (Physics)


B.A. & Sc. Program Administration Committee

Meeting dates

McCall MacBain Arts Building, Room 160 – 2:00 p.m.

Wednesday, October 16

Wednesday, December 4

Wednesday, February 12

Wednesday, April 8

List of members

Science:

Program Director: Professor Derek Ruths (Computer Science)

Chair: Associate Dean (Academic) Axel Hundemer

Student Advisor/Administrator: Tania Raggo

Committee Advisor: Nicole Allard - Director, SOUSA

Prof. Alanna Watt (Biology) [August 2021]

Prof. Graham MacDonald (Geography) [August 2022]

Arts:

Associate Dean (Academic & Oversight): Prof. Michael Fronda

BASC 201 Director: Prof. Gabriella. Coleman (Art History & Communication Studies)

Prof. Aaron Erlich (Political Science) [August 2020]

Prof. Richard Jean So (English) [August 2020]

Student Representatives (2):

Duncan Wang, President, BASiC

Louisa Shen, Vice-President (Academic) BASiC


Tenure Committee

The Tenure Committee submits recommendations for tenure to the Dean.

Contact person: angela.mansi [at] mcgill.ca (Angela Mansi) (Secretary to the Dean)

List of members

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Faculty Representation:

Chair: Dean Bruce Lennox

Alternate Chairs:

Prof. Frédéric Guichard (Biology)

Prof. Tim Moore (Geography)

Senate Representation:

Prof. Annett Korner (Educational & Counselling Psychology, Education)

Prof. Jocelyne Feine (Dentistry)

Prof. Heather Durham (Neurology & Neurosurgery, Medicine)


Scholarships Committee

The Scholarships Committee recommends undergraduate students for scholarships.

Contact person: josie.damico [at] mcgill.ca (Josie D'Amico) (Secretary)

List of members

Chair: Vice-Dean David Stephens or Associate Dean (Academic) Axel Hundemer or Associate Dean (Graduate Education) Laura Nilson or delegate

Prof. Huy Bui (Anatomy & Cell Biology)

Prof. Frédéric Fabry (Atmospheric & Oceanic Sciences)

Prof. José Teodoro (Biochemistry)

Prof. Melania Cristescu (Biology)

Prof. Nicolas Moitessier (Chemistry)

Prof. Luc Devroye (School of Computer Science)

Prof. Olivia Jensen (Earth & Planetary Sciences)

Prof. Margaret Kalacska (Geography)

Prof. Tim Hoheisel (Mathematics & Statistics)

Ms. Kathy Roulet (McGill School of Environment)

Prof. Jacques Archambault (Microbiology & Immunology)

Prof. Walter Reisner (Physics)

Prof. Ana Nijnik(Physiology)

Prof. Heungsun Hwang (Psychology)


Leo Yaffe and Principal's Prize Committee

This committee recommends a professor teaching Science courses for the Leo Yaffe Award for Excellence in Teaching, and recommends nominations from the Faculty for the Principal's Prizes for Excellence in Teaching.

Contact person: josie.damico [at] mcgill.ca (Josie D'Amico) (Assistant to the Dean)

List of members

Chair: Prof. Edith Zorychta 

Prof. Gary Brouhard (Biology) [August 2021]

Prof. Henri Darmon (Mathematics & Statistics) [August 2020]

Prof. Melanie Dirks (Psychology) [August 2022]

Prof. Timothy Moore (Geography) [August 2021]

Prof. John Orlowski (Physiology) [August 2020]

Prof. Christie Rowe (Earth & Planetary Sciences) [August 2022]

Student representatives (2)

Charlie Hardy (Computer Science)

Alex Millar (Sustainability Science and Society)

Six Alternates Nominated by SUS

Iveta Demirova (Biochemistry)
Amelie Jacobs (Biochemistry)
Jacob Pollard (Chemistry)
Karla Gonzalez (Mathematics)
Jacky Sheng (Neuroscience)
Kerry Yang (Neuroscience)


Science Senators

Faculty of Science representatives on Senate

Chair: Dean Bruce Lennox

Convenor: TBA

Prof. Peter Grütter (Physics) [August 2020]

Prof. David Harpp (Chemistry) [August 2021]

Prof. Jacques Hurtubise (Mathematics & Statistics) [August 2022]

Prof. Bettina Kemme (Computer Science) [August 2022]

Prof. Jeffrey McKenzie (Earth and Planetary Sciences) [August 2020]

Prof. Laura Nilson (Biology) [August 2022]

Prof. David Stephens (Mathematics & Statistics) [August 2021]

Prof. Tracy Webb (Physics) [August 2020]

Prof. Peter Yau (Atmospheric & Oceanic Sciences) [August 2020]

Science student representatives on Senate (1):

Keerth Raveendra

Administrative and Support Staff (Group 2):

Sameer Zuberi (2021)

Jarrod Nichol (2019)


Council of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

Faculty of Science representatives

Prof. Lauren Chapman (Biology) [Winter 2018-May 2020]

Prof. Nicolas Moitessier (Chemistry) [May 2022]

Prof. Russell Steele (Mathematics & Statistics) [May 2020]


Science Nominating Committee

This committee nominates Science professors for membership in committees.

› Science Committee Nominating Report 2018-2019

List of members

Membership consists of the Faculty of Science's representatives on Senate:

Chair: Dean Bruce Lennox

Convenor: Vice-Dean David Stephens (Mathematics & Statistics) [August 2021]

Prof. Peter Grütter (Physics) [August 2020]

Prof. David Harpp (Chemistry) [August 2021]

Prof. Jacques Hurtubise (Mathematics & Statistics) [August 2022]

Prof. Bettina Kemme (Computer Science) [August 2022]

Prof. Jeffrey McKenzie (Earth and Planetary Sciences) [August 2020]

Prof. Laura Nilson (Biology) [August 2022]

Prof. Tracy Webb (Physics) [August 2020]

Prof. Peter Yau (Atmospheric & Oceanic Sciences) [August 2020]