Search for Dean, Faculty of Social Work

The University of Calgary has commenced the search for a new Dean, Faculty of Social Work. This page will be updated throughout the search process, so please visit again soon. 


Dean, Faculty of Social Work

Reporting to the Provost and Vice-President (Academic), the Dean, Faculty of Social Work leads the strategic direction of the Faculty of Social Work to ensure program and academic excellence, effectively deploy resources and inspire colleagues. A high-profile community leader and passionate advocate, the Dean builds relationships with government, corporate leaders, school boards, partners, and donors. The Dean also promotes academic and  research activities and a participatory culture through collaboration, interdisciplinary and innovation between colleagues and with our partners in education.

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  1. Chair

    Dru Marshall

  2. Vice President (Research) Designate

    Susan Samuel

  3. Tenured Academic Staff

    Jessica Ayala

  4. Tenured Academic Staff

    Peter Gabor

  5. Tenured Academic Staff

    Regine King

  6. Tenured Academic Staff

    Anne-Marie McLaughlin

  7. TUCFA representative

    Francine Smith

  8. Decanal representative

    Ian Holloway

  9. MaPS representative

    Theresa Eng

  10. AUPE representative

    Maria Fernandez

  11. SU representative

    Marie Beaupré-Olsen

  12. GSA representative

    Martine Dennie

  13. GFC representative

    Tara Beattie

  14. GFC representative

    David Hodgins

  15. Community representative

    Tanya McLeod


Contact the Search Consultants

We seek your advice as we search for a new Dean, Faculty of Social Work. All responses will be kept confidential. 

Janet Soles & Associates is the firm supporting the search. Please contact their consultants directly with your questions, applications or nominations.

Janet Soles
587-586-8555
jsoles@jssearch.ca