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Faculty and staff are divided into the following program areas within the Faculty of Human and Social Sciences:

Community Health

Faculty

Kari Brozowski
Associate Professor

Tim Gawley
Associate Professor

Rebecca Godderis
Associate Professor

James A. LeClair
Chair, Health Studies
Associate Professor

Janet McLaughlin
Assistant Professor

Josephine McMurray
Assistant Professor

Richelle Monaghan
Assistant Professor

Kate Rossiter
Assistant Professor
(On leave)

Staff

Kristina Malecki 
Academic Program Assistant 

Criminology

Faculty

Robert Ame
Associate Professor
Fellow, Tshepo Institute for the Study of Contemporary Africa

Dan Antonowicz 
Associate Professor

Tony Christensen
Assistant Professor

Ken Dowler
Associate Professor

Lauren Eisler
Associate Professor

Thomas Fleming
Professor

Stacey Hannem
Associate Professor
Chair, Criminology

M. Raymond Izarali 
Associate Professor

Nikolai Kovalev
Associate Professor

Debra Langan
Associate Professor
Undergraduate Advisor

Jennifer Lavoie 
Assistant Professor

James Popham
Assistant Professor

Carrie B. Sanders 
Associate Professor
Graduate Program Coordinator

Deana Simonetto
Assistant Professor

Catherine Stewart
Associate Professor

Patrick Watson
Assistant Professor

Andrew Welsh
Associate Dean

Staff

Nicole Zarazua
Academic Program Assistant

Foundations

Faculty

Tony Christenson
Assistant Professor, Department of Criminology

Judy Eaton
Program Coordinator
Associate Professor, Psychology

Jonathan Lavery
Associate Professor, Law and Society

Vanessa Oliver
Associate Professor, Youth and Children’s Studies

Charles Wells
Assistant Professor, Society, Culture, and Environment

Staff

Celine Taillefer-Travers
Academic Program Assistant

Kristina Malecki
Academic Program Assistant

Game Design and Development

Faculty

Emily Flynn-Jones
Post Doctoral Research Fellow

Michelle Goodridge
Liaison Librarian

Scott Nicholson
Professor and Program Coordinator

Steve Wilcox
Assistant Professor

Staff

Jennifer Ververs
Academic Program Assistant

Health Administration

Faculty

Kari Brozowski 
Associate Professor

Tim Gawley 
Associate Professor

Rebecca Godderis
Associate Professor

James A. LeClair
Chair, Health Studies
Associate Professor

Janet McLaughlin
Assistant Professor

Josephine McMurray
Assistant Professor

Richelle Monaghan
Assistant Professor

Kate Rossiter
Assistant Professor
(On leave)

Staff

Kristina Malecki 
Academic Program Assistant 

Leadership

Faculty

Bruce Arai
Dean, Faculty of Human and Social Sciences

Lamine Diallo
Associate Professor, Leadership
Founding Member of Tshepo: Institute for the Study of Contemporary Africa

Kris Gerhardt
Assistant Professor, Leadership; Psychology

Simon Kiss
Associate Professor, Digital Media and Journalism; Leadership

Lisa Kuron
Instructor, Leadership

Rosemary A. McGowan
Associate Professor, Business Technology Management; Program Coordinator, Leadership

Staff

Jennifer Ververs
Academic Program Assistant, Game Design and Development; Leadership; Policing; Centre for Public Safety and Well-Being

Policing

Faculty

Scott Blandford
Assistant Professor
Program Coordinator

Staff

Elyse Kirby
Academic Program Assistant, Game Design and Development; Leadership; Policing; CPSW

Psychology (Brantford)

Faculty

Chris Alksnis
Associate Professor
Program Coordinator

Judy Eaton
Associate Professor, Program Coordinator, Foundations

Sybil Geldart
Associate Professor

Kris Gerhardt 
Assistant Professor

Jennifer Lavoie
Associate Professor, Department of Criminology

Danielle M. Law
Assistant Professor

Erin Strahan
Associate Professor

Andrew Welsh
Associate Dean, Faculty of Human and Social Sciences
Associate Professor, Department of Criminology

Staff

Elizabeth Flynn-Dastoor
Lab Coordinator

Kristina Malecki
Academic Program Assistant 

Public Health

Faculty

Kari Brozowski
Associate Professor

Tim Gawley 
Associate Professor

Rebecca Godderis
Associate Professor

James A. LeClair
Associate Professor
Chair, Health Studies

Janet McLaughlin
Assistant Professor

Josephine McMurray
Assistant Professor

Richelle Monaghan
Assistant Professor

Kate Rossiter
Assistant Professor
(On leave)

Staff

Una Adamcic-Bistrivoda
Laboratory Coordinator

Kristina Malecki
Academic Program Assistant 

Office of the Dean of Human and Social Sciences

Faculty

Bruce Arai, Dean
519.756.8228 x2112
barai@wlu.ca

Andrew Welsh, Associate Dean
519.756.8228 x5847
awelsh@wlu.ca

Staff

Heidi Aiston, Senior Administrative Assistant to the Dean
519.756.8228 x5782
haiston@wlu.ca
On leave January 2017 to February 2018.
 
Megan Chipman, Senior Administrative Assistant to the Dean
519.756.8228 x5782
mchipman@wlu.ca
 
Bre Carnes, Academic Administration Assistant
519.756.8228 x5994
bcarnes@wlu.ca

Cole Norton, Academic Programming Assistant
519.756.8228 x5563
cnorton@wlu.ca

Nancy Lambert, Senior Administrative Officer
519.756.8228 x5778
nlambert@wlu.ca

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