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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
Associate Professor and Program Coordinator

Janet McLaughlin
Assistant Professor

Josephine McMurray
Assistant Professor

Richelle Monaghan
Assistant Professor

Kate Rossiter
Assistant Professor
(On leave)

Staff

Kristina Malecki 
Academic Program Assistant 
(on leave June 2016 to July 2017)

Cole Norton
Academic Programming Assistant

Tania Iezzi
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

Patricia O’Reilly
Lecturer, Limited-term Appointment

James Popham
Assistant Professor, Limited-term Appointment

Carrie B. Sanders 
Associate Professor
Graduate Program Coordinator

Deana Simonetto
Assistant Professor, Limited Term Appointment

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

Tania Iezzi
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
Associate Professor and Program Coordinator

Janet McLaughlin
Assistant Professor

Josephine McMurray
Assistant Professor

Richelle Monaghan
Assistant Professor

Kate Rossiter
Assistant Professor
(On leave)

Staff

Kristina Malecki 
Academic Program Assistant 
(on leave June 2016 to July 2017)

Cole Norton
Academic Programming Assistant

Tania Iezzi
Academic Program Assistant

Leadership

Faculty

Bruce Arai
Dean, Faculty of Human and Social Sciences

Lamine Diallo
Associate Professor, Leadership
Leadership Program Coordinator
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

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

Staff

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

Policing

Faculty

Lauren Eisler
Associate Professor

Staff

Jennifer Ververs
Academic Program Assistant, Game Design and Development; Leadership; Policing; CPSW

Psychology (Brantford)

Faculty

Chris Alksnis
Associate Professor
(on leave July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017)

Judy Eaton
Program Coordinator

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 
(on leave June 2016 to July 2017)

Cole Norton
Academic Programming Assistant

Tania Iezzi
Academic Program Assistant

Public Health

Faculty

Kari Brozowski 
Associate Professor

Tim Gawley 
Associate Professor

Rebecca Godderis
Associate Professor

James A. LeClair
Associate Professor and Program Coordinator

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 
(on leave June 2016 to July 2017)

Cole Norton
Academic Programming Assistant

Tania Iezzi
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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