Lisa Ostiguy began a new role as Special Advisor to the Provost on Campus Life on July 1, 2018. Prior to that, she served as Deputy Provost.
Lisa came to Concordia as a faculty member in Leisure Studies (now Applied Human Sciences) in 1992. Her research and teaching interests focus on therapeutic recreation and the quality of life and service delivery for individuals with disabilities, and marginalized and underrepresented populations. Lisa is the co-author of a text titled Introduction to Therapeutic Recreation: US and Canadian Perspectives and has been invited to speak at numerous international, national and provincial conferences for therapeutic Recreation practitioners. At Concordia, Lisa has served as a department chair of Applied Human Sciences, Interim Vice-Provost Teaching and Learning, Interim Provost, and Deputy Provost. She completed her PhD in Planning, Policy and Leadership and her MA in Therapeutic Recreation from the University of Iowa. Lisa has been actively involved in addressing sexual violence and sexual violence on campus. In this new role, she will also engage the community in discussion on equity, diversity and inclusion.