The entrance to the Department of History’s office in Sidney Smith Hall
 

Faculty Committees 2017-2018

Policy Committee

Elected from among the St. George Campus faculty, with participation of the Chair of Historical Studies at UTM and the Chair of Historical and Cultural Studies at UTSC. Advises the chair(s) on policy-related matters concerning the St. George Department including such things as: working groups, opportunities and initiatives, appointments, retention, strategic complement planning and reviews, curricula, etc.

  • Nicholas Terpstra (Committee Chair)
  • Deputy Chair (ex officio)
  • Jennifer Mori (ex officio)
  • Adrienne Hood (ex officio)
  • Li Chin (ex officio, UTSC)
  • Rebecca Wittmann (ex officio, UTM)
  • Paul Cohen
  • Melanie Newton
  • Doris Bergen
  • TBA

St. George Campus Committees

Reviews annual activity reports and advises on those faculty who are ready for promotion. Assists in the evaluation and preparation of the promotion dossier.

  • Nicholas Terpstra (Committee Chair)
  • Robert Bothwell
  • Michelle Murphy
  • David Wilson

Reviews annual activity reports to advise the chair in determining performance of faculty for annual PTR.

  • Nicholas Terpstra (Committee Chair)
  • Mark McGowan (ex officio)
  • Jennifer Mori (ex officio)
  • Adrienne Hood (ex officio)
  • Michelle Murphy
  • David Wilson
  • Nicholas Terpstra (Committee Chair)
  • Mark McGowan (ex officio)
  • Jennifer Mori (ex officio)
  • Adrienne Hood (ex officio)
  • Ritu Birla
  • Yvon Wang

Plans and coordinates undergraduate course offerings for departmental approval; discusses ongoing curriculum renewal and proposes changes for departmental consideration; discusses other undergraduate issues as necessary.

  • Jennifer Mori (Committee Chair)
  • Vicki Norton (ex officio)
  • Nicholas Everett
  • Nhung Tuyet Tran
  • Tamara Walker
  • Brian Jacobson

  • Jennifer Jenkins
  • Kenneth Bartlett (Committee Chair)
  • Andres Kasekamp
  • Thomas Lahusen (Fall)
  • Ronald Pruessen
  • Piotr Wrobel

Tri-Campus Committees

    Seeks to promote activities (lectures, conferences, workshops, etc) which promote collaboration among faculty members and advance and celebrate the intellectual life of the department.

    • Mark McGowan ( ex officio, Committee Chair)
    • Nicholas Terpstra
    • Malavika Kasturi
    • Ian Radforth
    • Natalie Rothman
    • Alison Smith

    Offers advice to faculty members on their grant applications; seeks opportunities to strengthen the department research culture and the success of faculty members in winning grants.

    • James Retallack (Committee Chair)
    • Nicholas Terpstra
    • Heidi Bohaker
    • Michelle Murphy
    • Lynne Viola

    Chaired by a tenured faculty member, works closely with Associate Chair Graduate and Graduate Administrators to review graduate applications and determine offers of admission; liaises with prospective faculty advisors about responding to pre-application inquiries, messages of interest and campus visits, and assists the Associate Chair Graduate, in the recruitment of admitted students.

    • Eric Jennings (Committee Chair)
    • Adrienne Hood (ex officio)
    • Carol Chin
    • Kevin Coleman
    • Takashi Fujitani
    • Lori Loeb
    • Julie MacArthur
    • Jennifer Mori
    • Steve Penfold
    • Bhavani Raman

    Plans and coordinates graduate course offerings for departmental approval; discusses ongoing curriculum renewal and proposes changes for departmental consideration; discusses other graduate issues as necessary.

    • Adrienne Hood (ex officio)
    • Ritu Birla
    • Brian Gettler
    • Paula Hastings
    • Nhung Tran
    • Lynne Viola
    • Franca Iacovetta
    • Nicholas Everett

    Advises the Associate Chair, Graduate in the awarding of internal fellowships; reviews graduate students’ applications and proposals assisting in the preparation of cover letters, CVs and dossiers for external fellowships.

    • Adrienne Hood (ex officio)
    • Paul Cohen
    • Russ Kazal (spring)
    • Tong Lam 
    • Steve Penfold

    Assists and advises graduate students at all levels of their study to prepare for the job market including: workshops on the preparation of CVs, cover letters and teaching dossiers; individual consultations regarding job applications; mock interviews; support for AHA interviews in advance of and at the meeting; and preparation for campus visits.

    • Alison Smith (Committee Chair)
    • Adrienne Hood (ex officio)
    • Shami Ghosh
    • William Nelson
    • Timothy Sayle
    • Yvon Wang