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Our Office

Brown Student Services Building, Room 2100
3600 McTavish Street
Montreal, Quebec H3A 0G3

Hours of operation: Monday to Friday, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Please note that doors are open Monday to Friday, 10am - 4pm. Meetings before 9am and after 4pm must be scheduled in advance.

deanofstudents [at]

The quickest way to get an appointment is to email - please ensure you include your student ID number and any/all relevant details to your issue at hand.

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Our Staff

Dean of Students, Robin Beech
Robin Beech
Dean of Students
Pronouns: he/him

Lydia Harvey-Lloyd
Administrative Coordinator
Pronouns: she/her



Kayin Queeley
Kayin Queeley
Case Manager, Crisis Response
Pronouns: he/him



Melissa Lutchman
Melissa Lutchman
Associate Director of Suicide Prevention and Crisis Management
Pronouns: she/her

Sexual Violence Response Advisor, Emilie Marcotte
√Čmilie Marcotte
Associate Director, OSVRSE
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Cindy Mancuso
Cindy Mancuso
Associate Dean of Students
Pronouns: she/her

Kath Weaver
Administrative Coordinator
Pronouns: she/her


Case Manager, Edith Breiner
Edith Breiner
Case Manager, Crisis Response
Pronouns: she/her

ūüŹÜ Recipient of the 2018-2019 Student Life & Learning
Lifetime Achievement Award


Phil Otto
Phil Otto
Case Manager, Crisis Response
Pronouns: he/him



farah.chouayakh [at] (Farah Chouayakh)
Student Affairs Liaison for Muslim Students 
Pronouns: she/her


rachel.hatcher [at] (Rachel Hatcher)
Student Affairs Liaison for Jewish Students
Pronouns: she/her

Deans at McGill

Current Dean of Students: Robin Beech

As Dean of Students since November 1, 2020, Professor Robin Beech champions student rights and responsibilities, coordinates with campus partners to find solutions for students in difficulty, and oversees the student disciplinary process and the OSVRSE. As head of the Office of the Dean of Students, he is also responsible for managing policy development, student affairs, crisis situations, and student recognition and awards. 

Robin has been a McGill Faculty member of the Institute of Parasitology on the Macdonald Campus since 1993, conducting research into the targets for antiparasitic drugs in nematode worms and using ideas from evolution as a research tool. He has served as Graduate Program Director for the Institute and as Associate Dean of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies from 2015 to 2020. Robin holds a Joint Honours Bachelor of Science degree in Genetics and Biochemistry from Nottingham University, England and a PhD in Molecular Evolution from Edinburgh University, Scotland. 

514-398-4990 | deanofstudents [at] | Read the Reporter profile


Current Associate Dean of Students: Cindy Mancuso

Cindy Mancuso joined ODoS as the Associate Dean of Students on August 1, 2022  Cindy plays a pivotal role in championing student rights and responsibilities, as well as in helping students in difficulty, all while coordinating possible solutions with Campus partners. She works closely with the Dean of Students on matters of academic integrity, policy development, student affairs, crisis situations, and student recognition and awards.

This marks the latest chapter in Cindy’s illustrious career of more than 20 years at McGill. She is a licensed psychologist and a career counsellor with a strong record in promoting the rights of marginalized groups. Cindy was a supervisor for the COVID-19 Case Management group, and served as the Coordinating Assessor for two years with the Office for Mediation and Reporting. She has also served a member of the Joint Board-Senate Committee on Equity, the Equity Subcommittee on Queer people, the Senate Subcommittee on Women, and the Indigenous Affairs Workgroup.

514-398-4990 | deanofstudents [at]

Former Deans

Cecil D. Solin 1966 - 1971
Eigil Pederson 1971 - 1972
M. Saeed Mirza 1972 - 1978
Michael Herschorn 1978 - 1983
Robert W. Stevenson 1984 - 1985
Irwin Gopnik 1985 - 1995
Rosalie Jukier 1995 - 2001
Bruce Shore 2001 - 2006
Jane Everett 2007 - 2012
André Costopoulos 2012 - 2016
Christopher Buddle 2016 - 2019
Robin Beech 2020 - present
Associate Deans  
Elizabeth Rowlinson 1970 - 1972
Erin Malloy-Hanley 1973 - 1975
Martha Nixon 1976 - 1978
Kay Sibbald 1979 - 1983
Helen Gougeon 1984 - 1987
Lynn Butler-Kisber 1988 - 1995
Rhonda Amsel 1996 - 2001
Linda Jacobs Starkey 2001 - 2012
Glenn Zabowski 2013 - 2022
Cindy Mancuso 2022 - Present

Dean's Wall

On Nov. 3, 2006, McGill's exceptionally helpful deans and associate deans of students were honoured for their contributions to student life with the creation of both a Deans' Wall in the Brown Student Services Building and a Dean of Students Bursary Fund.

On hand were, left to right: Lynn Butler Kisber, former associate dean of students and former acting dean; former Deans of Students Eigil "Pete" Pedersen and Irwin Gopnik; Elizabeth Rowlinson, former associate dean of students; former Associate Dean of Students Linda Jacobs Starkey; Rosalie Jukier, former dean of students; Rhonda Amsel, a former associate dean of students; and Kay Sibbald, former associate dean of students and former acting dean.

McGill Reporter
December 7, 2006

Office for Sexual Violence Response, Support, and Education (OSVRSE)

550 Sherbrooke O., Suite 585 (West Tower, 1-11 Elevator)
Montreal, Quebec H3A 1E3

osvrse [at]

√Čmilie Marcotte, Sexual Violence Response Advisor
Preferred pronouns: she/her
emilie.marcotte [at]

McGill University is on land which has long served as a site of meeting and exchange amongst Indigenous Peoples, including the Haudenosaunee and Anishinabeg nations. McGill honours, recognizes and respects these nations as the traditional stewards of the lands and waters on which we are located. For information about some of the Indigenous initiatives at McGill please visit the website for the Office of Indigenous Initiatives. 


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