Committees

Academic Committee

The Academic Committee considers proposals for new and revised courses, programs, and academic policies in the Faculty of Science.

Contact person: josie.damico [at] mcgill.ca (Josie D'Amico) (Secretary)

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Science Chairs'/Directors' Council

The Science Chairs'/Directors' Council is an advisory committee to the Dean.

Contact person: demetra.mintzas [at] mcgill.ca (Demi Mintzas) (Secretary to the Dean)

Meeting dates

McCall MacBain Arts Building, Room 160 (or via Zoom) – 2:30 p.m.

Wednesday, September 8, 2021

Wednesday, October 6, 2021

Wednesday, November 3, 2021

Wednesday December 8, 2021

Wednesday, January 12, 2022

Wednesday, February 9, 2022

Wednesday, March 9, 2022

Wednesday, April 6, 2022

Wednesday, May 4, 2022

List of members

Chair: Dean Bruce Lennox

Vice-Dean David Stephens [April 2019- ]

Associate Dean (Academic) Axel Hundemer [September 2018 - August 2023]

Associate Dean (Student Affairs (Anthony Mittermaier) [September 2020 - June 2025]

Associate Dean (Graduate Education) Laura Nilson [August 2020 - July 2025]

Associate Dean (Research) John Stix [August 2018-July 2023]

Prof. Mathieu Blanchette (School of Computer Science) [June 2021 - May 2026]

Prof. Sébastien Breau (Geography) [July 2021 – June 2022]

Prof. Blaine Ditto (Psychology) [June 2021 – May 2024]

Prof. Frederic Fabry (Director, McGill School of Environment) [January 2020 – December 2024]

Prof. Gregor Fussmann (Biology) [June 2021– May 2026]

Prof. Jacques Hurtubise (Mathematics & Statistics) [June 2019 - 2022 ]

Prof. Sangyong Jeon (Physics) [June 2019 – May 2024]

Prof. Daniel Kirshbaum (Atmospheric & Oceanic Sciences) [June 2019 - May 2023]

Prof. Hans Larsson (Redpath Museum) [June 2020 – May 2022]

Prof. Jeffrey McKenzie (Earth & Planetary Sciences) [June 2021 – May 2026]

Prof. Dmytro Perepichka (Chemistry) [June 2018 – May 2023]


Committee on Student Standing

The Committee on Student Standing considers appeals of decisions made by the Associate Dean (Student Affairs) Anthony Mittermaier to requests from students.

Contact person: jane.hawes [at] mcgill.ca (Jane Hawes) (Secretary)

Meeting dates

McCall MacBain Arts Building, Room 160 (or via Zoom) – 3:00 p.m.

Thursday, August 12, 2021 (2:00 p.m.)

Thursday, August 19, 2021 (2:00 p.m.)

Thursday, October 7, 2021

Thursday, October 28, 2021

Thursday, November 18, 2021

Thursday, January 13, 2022

Thursday, February 3, 2022

Thursday, March 10, 2022

Thursday, April 7, 2022

Thursday, May 19, 2022 (2:00 p.m.)

List of members

Chair: Prof. Martin Robillard (School of Computer Science)

Prof. Sarah Wolley (Biology)

Prof. Gonzalo Cosa (Chemistry)

Prof. Sarah Moser (Geography)

Prof. Brent Pym (Mathematics & Statistics)

Prof. Andrew Cumming (Physics)

Prof. Jordan Axt (Psychology)

Student Representatives (4):

Joseph Sayegh (Major Anatomy & Cell Biology)
Samantha Gorle (Major Biology)
Hahn Li (Major Microbiology & Immunology)
Usman Hameed Ullah (Major Software Engineering)


B.A. & Sc. Program Administration Committee

Meeting dates

McCall MacBain Arts Building, Room 160 (or via Zoom) – 2:00 p.m.

Wednesday, October 13, 2021

Wednesday, December 15, 2021

Wednesday, February 23, 2022

Wednesday, April 13, 2022

List of members

Science Members:

Program Director: TBA

Associate Dean (Academic) Axel Hundemer

Mr. Peter Barry (Advisor; Science Office for Undergraduate Student Advising)

Prof. Alanna Watt (Biology) [August 2022]

Prof. Michel Lapointe (Geography) [June 2022]

Arts Members:

Chair: Associate Dean (Academic & Oversight) Michael Fronda

Prof. Aaron Erlich (Political Science) [2021-2022]

Prof. Stephanie Posthumus (Languages, Literatures, & Cultures [2021-2023]

Additional member: TBA

Two Student Representatives:

Jessie Ye (Honours Environment; Minor Conc. Political Science)

Kevin Franceschini (Interfaculty Sustainability, Science & Society; Minor Canadian

Studies)


Tenure Committee

The Tenure Committee submits recommendations for tenure to the Dean.

Contact person: angela.mansi [at] mcgill.ca (Angela Mansi) (Secretary to the Dean)

List of members

UTC #1

Faculty Representation:

Chair: Dean Bruce Lennox

Alternate Chairs:

Prof. Andreas Warburton (Physics)

Prof. Brigitte Pientka (School of Computer Science)

Senate Representation:

Prof. Laurent Mydlarski (Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering)

Prof. Grace Marquis (Human Nutrition, Faculty of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences)

Prof. Rose Goldstein (Medicine, Faculty of Medicine)

UTC #2

Faculty Representation:

Chair: Dean Bruce Lennox

Alternate Chairs:

Prof. Lauren Chapman (Biology)

Prof. Audrey Moores (Chemistry)

Senate Representation:

Prof. Armando Bertone (Educational & Counselling Psychology, Faculty of Education)

Prof. Ram Jakhu (Faculty of Law)

Prof. Heather Durham (Neurology & Neurosurgery, Faculty of Medicine)


Scholarships Committee

The Scholarships Committee recommends undergraduate students for scholarships.

Contact person: josie.damico [at] mcgill.ca (Josie D'Amico) (Secretary)

List of members

Chair: Vice-Dean David Stephens or Associate Dean (Academic) Axel Hundemer or Associate Dean (Graduate Education) Laura Nilson or delegate

Prof. Huy Bui (Anatomy & Cell Biology)

Prof. Djordje Romanic (Atmospheric & Oceanic Sciences)

Prof. Jose Teodoro (Biochemistry)

Prof. Melania Cristescu (Biology)

Prof. Nicolas Moitessier (Chemistry)

Prof. Luc Devroye (School of Computer Science)

Prof. Vincent van Hinsberg (Earth & Planetary Sciences)

Prof. Margaret Kalacska (Geography)

Prof. Mikael Pichot (Mathematics & Statistics)

Ms. Kathy Roulet (Bieler School of Environment)

Prof. Jacques Archambault (Microbiology & Immunology)

Prof. Simon Caron-Huot (Physics)

Prof. Suresh Krishna (Physiology)

Prof. Jelena Ristic (Psychology)


Leo Yaffe and Principal's Prize Committee

This committee recommends a professor teaching Science courses for the Leo Yaffe Award for Excellence in Teaching, and recommends nominations from the Faculty for the Principal's Prizes for Excellence in Teaching.

Contact person: josie.damico [at] mcgill.ca (Josie D'Amico) (Assistant to the Dean)

List of members

Chair: Prof. Edith Zorychta

Prof. Craig Mandato (Anatomy & Cell Biology) [August 2023]

Prof. Josée Dostie (Biochemistry) [August 2024]

Prof. Nathan Luedtke (Chemistry) [August 2023]

Prof. Jérôme Waldispuhl (Computer Science) [August 2023]

Prof. Yajing Liu (Earth & Planetary Sciences) [August 2023]

Prof. Sarah Turner (Geography) [August 2024]

Prof. Jelena Ristic (Psychology) [August 2024]

Two Student Representatives:
Vikram Nathan (Major Computer Science & Biology)
Eukaris Ramos (Major Pharmacology)
Alternates:
Hahn Li (Major Microbiology & Immunology)
Jack Schwartz (Honours Mathematics)
Fu Gao (Major Neuroscience)
Catarina Campanella (Honours Chemistry)
Michael Bellucci (Honours Biochemistry)
Melissa Dunn (Core Science Component Computer Science & Psychology)
Samantha Gorle (Major Biology)


Science Senators

Faculty of Science representatives on Senate

Chair: Dean Bruce Lennox

Convenor: Prof. Jacques Hurtubise (Mathematics & Statistics) [August 2022]

Prof. Mathieu Blanchette (School of Computer Science) [August 2024]

Prof. Sébastien Breau (Geography) [August 2023]

Prof. Melanie Dirks (Psychology) [August 2024]

Prof. Jeffrey McKenzie (Earth and Planetary Sciences) [August 2023]

Prof. Laura Nilson (Biology) [August 2022]

Prof. Dima Perepichka (Chemistry) [August 2023]

Prof. Martin Robillard (School of Computer Science) [August 2023]

Prof. Brigitte Vachon (Physics) [August 2024]


Council of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

Faculty of Science representatives

Prof. Andrew Cumming (Physics) [May 2023]

Prof. Margaret Kalacska (Geography) [May 2024]

Prof. Nicolas Moitessier (Chemistry) [May 2022]


Science Nominating Committee

This committee nominates Science professors for membership in committees.

Science Nominating Committee Report 2021-2022

List of members

Membership consists of the Faculty of Science's representatives on Senate:

Chair: Dean Bruce Lennox

Convenor: Prof. Jacques Hurtubise (Mathematics & Statistics) [August 2022]

Prof. Mathieu Blanchette (School of Computer Science) [August 2024]

Prof. Sébastien Breau (Geography) [August 2023]

Prof. Melanie Dirks (Psychology) [August 2024]

Prof. Jeffrey McKenzie (Earth and Planetary Sciences) [August 2023]

Prof. Laura Nilson (Biology) [August 2022]

Prof. Dima Perepichka (Chemistry) [August 2023]

Prof. Martin Robillard (School of Computer Science) [August 2023]

Prof. Brigitte Vachon (Physics) [August 2024]

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