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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 9, 2020

Wednesday, October 7, 2020 (Bell Room #103, Rutherford Bldg.)

Wednesday, November 4, 2020 (Bell Room #103, Rutherford Bldg.)

Wednesday December 9, 2020

Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Wednesday, February 17, 2021

Wednesday, March 17, 2021

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Wednesday, May 19, 2021

List of members

Chair: Dean Bruce Lennox

Vice-Dean David Stephens [April 2019- ]

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

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

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

Director (Advising Services) Nicole Allard [June 2007 –]

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

Prof. Gregor Fussmann (Biology) [June 2016– May 2021]

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

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

Prof. Bettina Kemme (School of Computer Science) [September 2016 – May 2021]

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

Prof. Hans Larsson (Redpath Museum) [June 2020 – May 2021]

Prof. John Lydon (Psychology) [June 2014 – May 2021]

Prof. Jeffrey McKenzie (Earth & Planetary Sciences) [June 2016 – May 2021]

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

Prof. Nigel Roulet (Geography) [June 2019 - May 2024]


Committee on Student Standing

The Committee on Student Standing considers appeals of decisions made by the Director of Advising Services 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 13, 2020 (2:00 p.m.)

Thursday, August 20, 2020 (2:00 p.m.)

Thursday, October 8, 2020

Thursday, October 29, 2020

Thursday, November 12, 2020

Thursday, January 14, 2021 (Bell Room #103, Rutherford Bldg.)

Thursday, February 4, 2021

Thursday, March 11, 2021 (Bell Room #103, Rutherford Bldg.)

Thursday, April 8, 2021 (Bell Room #103, Rutherford Bldg.)

Thursday, May 6, 2021 (2:00 p.m.) (Bell Room #103, Rutherford Bldg.)

List of members

Chair: Prof. Tamara Western (Biology & Office of Science Education)

Prof. Rodrigo Reyes-Lamothe (Biology)

Prof. Gonzalo Cosa (Chemistry)

Prof. Martin Robillard (Computer Science)

Prof. Sarah Moser (Geography)

Prof. Brent Pym (Mathematics & Statistics)

Prof. Andrew Cumming (Physics)

Prof. Jordan Axt (Psychology)

Student Representatives (4):
Victoria Chui (Biochemistry)
Maya Nijhoff Asser (Microbiology & Immunology)
Jack Schwartz (Mathematics & Statistics)
Jacky Sheng (Neuroscience)


B.A. & Sc. Program Administration Committee

Meeting dates

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

Wednesday, October 14, 2020

Wednesday, December 16, 2020

Wednesday, February 10, 2021

Wednesday, April 7, 2021

List of members

Science:

Program Director: Professor Derek Ruths (Computer Science)

Student Advisor/Administrator: Tania Raggo

Committee Advisor: Nicole Allard - Director, SOUSA

Associate Dean (Academic) Axel Hundemer

Prof. Alanna Watt (Biology) [August 2021]

Prof. Graham MacDonald (Geography) [August 2022]

Arts:

Chair: Associate Dean (Academic & Oversight) Prof. Michael Fronda

BASC 201 Director: Prof. Gabriella Coleman (Art History & Communication Studies)

Prof. Aaron Erlich (Political Science) [August 2021]

Prof. Richard Jean So (English) [August 2021]

Student Representatives (2):
Louisa Shen (Major Conc. Biol. Cell/MOL; Major Conc. Intnl. Develop. Studies)
Gwen Aubrac (Major Conc. Environment; Minor Conc. Health Geography)


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. Frédéric Guichard (Biology)

Prof. Amy Blum (Chemistry)

Senate Representation:

Prof. Elena Bennett (Natural Resource Sciences,Agricultural & Environmental Sciences)

Prof. Anne-Marie Lauzon (Medicine, Faculty of Medicine)

Prof. Ada Sinacore (Educational & Counselling Psychology, Education)

UTC #2

Faculty Representation:

Chair: Dean Bruce Lennox

Alternate Chairs:

Prof. Tim Moore (Geography)

Prof. Andreas Warburton (Physics)

Senate Representation:

Ms. Louise Robertson (Libraries)

Prof. Kirsten Anker (Law)

Prof. Gillian Bartlett-Esquilant (Family Medicine, 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. Thomas Preston (Atmospheric & Oceanic Sciences)

Prof. José 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. Tim Hoheisel (Mathematics & Statistics)

Ms. Kathy Roulet (McGill 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. Gary Brouhard (Biology) [August 2021]

Prof. Melanie Dirks (Psychology) [August 2022]

Prof. Nathan Luedtke (Chemistry) [August 2023]

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

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

Prof. Timothy Moore (Geography) [August 2021]

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

Student representatives (2)

Ella Sahlas (Neuroscience)

Jack Schwartz (Mathematics & Statistics)

Six Alternates Nominated by SUS

Kasia Johnson (Environment)
Sydney Merritt (Microbiology and Immunology)
Jeremy Roffman (Physics/Atmospheric & Oceanic Science)
Malcolm Ryan (Physiology)
Sneha Shinde (B.A.&Sc.)
Dylan Wong (Microbiology & Immunology)


Science Senators

Faculty of Science representatives on Senate

Chair: Dean Bruce Lennox

Convenor: Prof. David Stephens (Mathematics & Statistics) [August 2021]

Prof. Sébastien Breau (Geography) [August 2023]

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

Prof. Bettina Kemme (Computer Science) [August 2022]

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

Prof. Laura Nilson (Biology) [August 2022]

Prof. Dima Perepichka (Chemistry) [August 2023]

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

Prof. Tracy Webb (Physics) [August 2023]

Science student representatives on Senate (1):

Haoyi Qiu

Administrative and Support Staff (Group 2):

Chantal Grignon (2023)


Council of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

Faculty of Science representatives

Prof. Andrew Cumming (Physics) [May 2023]

Prof. Nicolas Moitessier (Chemistry) [May 2022]

Prof. Tamara Western (Biology) [May 2023]


Science Nominating Committee

This committee nominates Science professors for membership in committees.

Science Nominating Committee Report 2020-2021

List of members

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

Chair: Dean Bruce Lennox

Convenor: Vice-Dean David Stephens (Mathematics & Statistics) [August 2021]

Prof. Sébastien Breau (Geography) [August 2023]

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

Prof. Bettina Kemme (Computer Science) [August 2022]

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

Prof. Laura Nilson (Biology) [August 2022]

Prof. Dima Perepichka (Chemistry) [August 2023]

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

Prof. Tracy Webb (Physics) [August 2023]

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