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

Faculty Committees 2016-2017

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
  • Sean Mills
  • Melanie Newton
  • Doris Bergen

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)
  • Mark McGowan
  • Lynne Viola
  • Robert Bothwell

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

  • Nicholas Terpstra (Committee Chair)
  • Deputy Chair (ex officio)
  • Jennifer Mori (ex officio)
  • Adrienne Hood (ex officio)
  • Mark McGowan
  • Lynne Viola
  • Nicholas Terpstra (Committee Chair)
  • Deputy Chair (ex officio)
  • Jennifer Mori (ex officio)
  • Adrienne Hood (ex officio)
  • Doris Bergen
  • Nhung Tran

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)
  • Lucho van Isschot
  • Nick Everett
  • Yvon Wang
  • Nakanyike Musisi

  • Jennifer Jenkins
  • Ron Pruessen
  • Ken Bartlett
  • Piotr Wrobel (Committee Chair)
  • Thomas Lahusen

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.

    • Nicholas Terpstra (Committee Chair)
    • Lisa Mar
    • Heidi Bohaker
    • Jeffrey Pilcher
    • Melanie Newton
    • Malavika Kasturi

    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
    • Jennifer Jenkins
    • Sean Mills
    • David Wilson

    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.

    • Nhung Tran
    • Doris Bergen
    • Kevin Coleman
    • Jo Sharma
    • Julie MacArthur
    • Ian Radforth
    • Juri Kivimae
    • Eric Jennings (Committee Chair)

    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 (Committee Chair)
    • Paul Cohen
    • Stephen Rockel (spring)
    • Bhavani Raman
    • Isabelle Cochelin
    • Brian Gettler
    • Franca Iacovetta
    • Jan Noel

    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)
    • Russ Kazal (Committee Chair)
    • Tong Lam (fall)
    • Natalie Rothman (fall)
    • Mark Meyerson

    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.

    • Adrienne Hood (Committee Chair)
    • Laurie Bertram
    • William Nelson
    • Timothy Sayle
    • Shami Ghosh