Justin Powlowski, Interim VP, Research and Graduate Studies
Justin Powlowski provides overall leadership and oversees strategic planning initiatives, as well as policy and strategy development, for research and research-creation, graduate studies and international activities. Prior to his appointment as interim vice-president in October 2016, he served as Associate Vice-President, Strategy and Operations. He has also served as Associate Dean, Academic Facilities, in the Faculty of Arts and Science, and served for two years as program director for the Graduate Diploma in Biotechnology and Genomics. He is an associate chemistry and biochemistry professor in the Faculty of Arts and Science, and is also a founding member of Concordia’s Centre for Structural and Functional Genomics.
Powlowski holds a PhD in Biochemistry from the University of Minnesota.