Vice-President, Research and Graduate Studies
Graham Carr was named Vice-President, Research and Graduate Studies on August 1, 2012. He received a PhD in History from the University of Maine and holds an MA from Queen’s University, where he also received his BA (Hons) History. He has published in the fields of Canadian and US history, particularly 20th century public history, culture and identity, and participated in organizing various national and international scholarly conferences in Quebec and Canada, including as Concordia’s ambassador for the 80e Congrès de l’Acfas, held in Montréal in May 2012.
Dr Carr is Past-President of the Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences (CFHSS), a national organization that represents 79 universities, more than 70 learned societies, over 85,000 faculty and students. Through public outreach and advocacy work at the federal level CFHSS advances understanding and support for research, teaching and training in the social sciences, humanities and the arts. CFHSS hosts the largest annual multidisciplinary conference in Canada (Congress 2010 at Concordia) as well as a series of high profile Big Thinking lectures on Parliament Hill. Dr Carr also serves on the National Capital Commission’s Advisory Committee on Communications, Marketing and Programming, and is a member of the Executive Committee of the Northeast Association of Graduate Schools.
At Concordia, Dr Carr has served in numerous administrative positions including Dean of Graduate Studies. He served as Associate Dean, Research and Graduate Studies in the Faculty of Arts and Science from 2006 to 2010, and Chair of the Department of History from 2004-2006.