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Office of the Dean
Paula Wood-Adams,
Dean of Graduate Studies
Effrosyni (Faye) Diamantoudi,
Associate Dean, Recruitment and Awards
Awards, recruitment
Amir G. Aghdam,
Associate Dean, Student Affairs and Postdoctoral Studies
Admissions, postdoctoral studies, theses, student progress, Academic Code of Conduct, student requests
Brad Nelson,
Associate Dean, Academic Programs and Development
New programs, Individualized Program, GradProSkills, curriculum development and reform, liaison with Concordia International
Joanne Beaudoin,
Administrative Director
Council secretary, SGS operations, personnel, and budget
Maria Battaglino,
Coordinator, Information and Projects
Assistant to code administrator, documentation, archives, GPD liaison, Graduate Community Building Fund.
Erika MacFadden (on maternity leave)  
Michael Jordan,
Executive Secretary to the Dean
Manages Dean’s agenda and correspondence, processes budget requisitions
Lorena Marzitelli,
Officer, Graduate Recruitment
Graduate student recruiter, represents the University at graduate fairs in Canada, North Eastern U.S.A. and International Fairs, coordinates on campus recruitment events, SGS events and student orientation
Adriana Rico,
Web and Graduate Calendar Coordinator
SGS website, on-line Graduate Calendar
Tatiana St-Louis
Advisor, Communications
Assists the School in the development and implementation of communication strategies. Also the point of contact and liaison between the School and University Recruitment and University Communication Services
Rhonda Chung
Service Assistant
Greets and refers visitors for Dean's office, agendas for Associate Deans, administrative support for the Office of the Dean
Steve Hirst,
Service Assistant
Greets and refers visitors, responds to front-line enquiries for SGS units, archiving, SRF triage
Academic Programs and Development
Brad Nelson,
Graduate Program Director
Graduate Program Director for the Graduate Certificate in University Teaching (UNIT)
Ketra Schmitt,
Graduate Program Director
Graduate Program Director for the Individualized Program (INDI), Master and PhD
Frédérica Martin,
Manager, Academic Programs and Development
Conducts comparative analyses of all graduate programs, advises programs and faculties on new program development, advises on all major curriculum revisions, manages GradProSkills
Darlene Dubiel,
INDI and UNIT Coordinator
Administrative support for all aspects of the Individualized Program (INDI), and the Graduate Certificate in University Teaching (UNIT)
Kristy Clarke,
Coordinator, Graduate and Professional Skills Program
Coordinates the GradProSkills program, notably program development, policies and procedures, relationship with partners and supervision of student ambassadors
Cristina Barbu,
Administrative Assistant
Responds to all inquires, schedules meetings and workshops, manages the database
Marwa Gouda,
Administrative Assistant
Responds to all inquires, schedules meetings and workshops, manages the database
Graduate Admissions, Student Affairs and Thesis
Virginia Bruce,
Director, Graduate Admissions
and Student Affairs
Oversees graduate admissions standards, policies and procedures, IITS liaison, web registration, student requests related to admissions, liaison with faculty representatives
Irene Grigoropoulos,
Advisor, Student Affairs
Academic standing issues, student requests, issues and receives all research-based program reports, produces all performance monitoring letters for programs
Donald Lafrance,
Graduate Enrolment Analys
Conducts analysis of graduate enrolments, student requests pertaining to registration, inter-university registration requests
Kelly Walsh,
Advisor, Graduate Admissions
Assesses and establishes admission requirements from international countries, international exchanges, reviews all exceptional applications for admission
Sharon Carey,
Coordinator, Registration and Doctoral Studies
All doctoral theses (scheduling of defences, processing first and final submissions)
Mary Appezzato,
Thesis Coordinator
All Master’s theses, graduation lists
Daniela Del Balso,
Thesis Assistant
General part-time office support for the Thesis Office
Graduate Awards and Postdoctoral Studies
Cynthia Raso,
Manager, Graduate Awards and Postdoctoral Studies
All graduate awards and postdoctoral policies and procedures, liaison with University Advancement and Financial Services
Dolly Grewal,
Advisor, External Awards
Student and faculty liaison for all federal and provincial external agency awards (i.e. SSHRC, NSERC, FRQSC, FRQNT, etc…), as well as the special entrance award
Jordan Carey,
Coordinator, Awards
Student and faculty liaison for all internal awards (pre-allocated, departmental, conference and thesis completion). Coordinates all graduate awards data in the Student Information System
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