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Dean Annie Gérin, PhD

Dean, Fine Arts


Dean Annie Gérin, PhD
Annie Gérin, Dean of the Faculty of Fine Arts
Emilie Tournevache
Office: S-EV 2761  
Engineering, Computer Science and Visual Arts Integrated Complex,
1515 St. Catherine W.
Phone: (514) 848-2424 ext. 4614

Annie Gérin holds a PhD in the History of Art and Cultural Studies from the University of Leeds, a Master of Art History from York University and a BA in art history from the Université de Montréal.

An accomplished administrator, Gérin has held many roles at the Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM): she served as the interim dean of the Faculté des arts (2019-2020); was the Faculty’s associate dean, research and research-creation from 2018 to 2019 and was chair of the Département d’histoire de l’art from 2013 to 2016. She was also a faculty member in the Department of Visual Arts at the University of Regina (2000-2004), and in the Department of Visual Arts at the University of Ottawa from 2004 to 2006.

Fluent in English, French and Russian, Gérin has published extensively and is well known for her research in Canadian and Soviet art in the 20th and 21st centuries, with a special interest in visual satire, cultural policy, public art and community based practices.

Gérin’s work has received continued funding for individual and collaborative research projects from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council and the Fonds de Recherche du Québec - Société et Culture.

Recent publications include Devastation and Laughter: Satire, Power and Culture in the Early Soviet State, 1920s–1930s (2018), Françoise Sullivan: sa vie et son oeuvre (2018) and the collection of essays Sketches from an Unquiet Country: Canadian Graphic Satire 1840-1940 (2018, co-edited with Dominic Hardy and Lora Senechal Carney).

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