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Being a Golden Hawk means more than just cheering on our (really good) varsity teams – it means being a student who cares about your community, who works hard in the classroom, and who takes advantage of all the learning opportunities that can happen outside the classroom, too.

Full-Time Faculty

Kathy Absolon-King
Associate Professor
Program Coordinator: Aboriginal Field of Study    

Tina Armstrong
Part-Time Elder-in-Residence

Robert Basso
Chair, Research Ethics Board
Associate Professor
Associate Dean: Bachelor of Social Work Program

Banakonda Kennedy-Kish Bell
Full-Time Elder-in-Residence

Dawn Buzza
Acting Dean, Faculty of Social Work

Cheryl-Anne Cait
Associate Professor

Gary Cameron
Professor (on sabbatical Jan. 1, 2017 to June 30, 2017)
Lyle S. Hallman Chair in Child and Family Welfare    

Lea Caragata
Associate Dean: Social Work PhD Program
Graduate Coordinator
Academic Integrity Advisor

Nancy Freymond
Associate Professor

Gus Hill
Associate Professor (on sabbatical July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017)

Lori Hill
Assistant Professor    

Martha Kuwee Kumsa

Ginette Lafrenière
Associate Professor
Director, Manulife Centre for Community Health Research    

Judith Levene
Professor Emeritus

Deena Mandell
Associate Professor

Magnus Mfoafo-M'Carthy
Associate Professor
Associate Director, Tshepo Institute for the Study of Contemporary Africa

Shoshana Pollack

Malcolm Saulis
Associate Professor    

Carol Stalker
Professor Emeritus

Eliana Suarez
Associate Professor
Associate Dean, Master of Social Work Program

Eli Teram

Anne Westhues
Professor Emeritus

Michael Woodford
Associate Professor (on sabbatical Jan. 1, 2017 to June 30, 2017)

Part-Time Faculty 

Lisa Fiksenbaum

Rebecca Earhart


Roberta Ellington
User Services Supervisor

Vera Fesnak
Head, Copyright and Resource Delivery Services

Gina Matesic
Social Work Librarian (on leave)

Merideth Fischer
Social Work Librarian

Administrative Staff 

Yumna Al-Adeimi
Coordinator, Practicum (on leave)

Lynn Beney
Recruitment and Admissions Specialist

Michelle Corbett
FSW Programs and Admission Coordinator

Tanya Diriye
Senior Administrative Assistant

Karen Frensch
Research Project Manager, Partnerships for Child and Families Project

Peggy Freymond
FSW Programs Assistant

Caroline Hissa
Practicum Assistant (on leave)

Lynne Jordan
Coordinator, Professional Development and Alumni Relations

Zaida Leon
Administrative Assistant

Cara Loft
Coordinator, Aboriginal Field of Study

Roger Mainland
Acting Associate Field Education Coordinator

Linda Norton
Senior Administrative Officer

Lauren Price
Acting Field Education Assistant

Jade Squire
Administrative Assistant, FSW Programs, Professional Development and Alumni Relations

Nancy Schwindt
Acting Field Education Coordinator

Rebecca Skillman
Financial Analyst

Contact Us:

Lea Caragata, Graduate Coordinator

T: 519.884.0710 x5219

Michelle Corbett, Programs and Admissions Coordinator

T: 519.884.0710 x5244


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