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Dean's office

The Faculty of Social Sciences is a dynamic and multi-faceted community of people. We have over 140 regular faculty members, over 200 additional adjunct, emeritus and sessional faculty, and approximately 30 staff. Our student community includes around 400 graduates and over 4500 undergraduates.

Our team

Lois Harder

Lois Harder

Dean Dean's office

To request a meeting with the Dean, please contact


Matt Davies

Matt Davies

Assistant to the Dean Dean's office


reuben rose-redwood

Reuben Rose-Redwood

Associate Dean, Academic Dean's office

To request a meeting with the Associate Dean Academic, please contact



Mauricio Garcia-Barrera

Associate Dean, Research Dean's office

To request a meeting with the Associate Dean Research, please contact


Emma Stuart

Director, Administration Dean's office


Mx. Madeleine Lacerte

Administrative Assistant Dean's office


Anne MacLaurin

Anne MacLaurin

Communications officer Dean's office

As the Faculty of Social Sciences' Communications Officer, I write stories for The Ring, The Torch, knowlEDGE and UVic News. As a media relations expert, I can assist faculty with media training and story development. I value strategic communications and research knowledge mobilization-get in touch about your research.

Tina Belcourt

Tina Belcourt

Senior Development Officer Dean's office


Sarah Cullingham

Faculty Grant Officer Dean's office