The Faculty of Arts at a Glance (2022)

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THE FACULTY OF ARTS AT A GLANCE Shannon Dea, Dean of Arts

February 11, 2022


FAST FACTS ABOUT ARTS •2626 undergraduate students (570 part time) •126 graduate students (32 part time) •116 tenure-stream and term faculty •~ 30 staff •13 departments •43 program options •about 30,000 credit hours per term •6 centres and institutes •12 research labs 2


WHAT IS ARTS? Scholars, creators, clinicians, innovators, teachers and learners in • Humanities • Social sciences • Professional programs • Physical and health sciences Committed to understanding the human condition and solving some of the most urgent problems society faces. WE ARE DIVERSE!! 3


DISCOVERY Community engaged learning & internships

CBC Toronto’s Madeline Kotzer during her internship 4


DISCOVERY Authentic learning opportunities

Dr. Raymond Blake, FRSC, coauthored this book with his undergraduate and graduate students. 5


DISCOVERY Studying first-hand with amazing authors

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TRUTH AND RECONCILIATION Dr. Cindy Hanson works to preserve the records of the Indian Residential School Settlement Agreement. Canada Research Chair Dr. Michelle Coupal supports the teaching of residential school literature at elementary & secondary levels.

Marieval (Cowessess) Indian Residential School

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TRUTH AND RECONCILIATION Dr. Michelle Stewart is project lead and creator of the Integrated Justice Program.

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TRUTH AND RECONCILIATION Dr. Emily Eaton helped to create the Treaty Land Sharing Network

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WELL-BEING AND BELONGING The Department of Psychology is #6 out of 27 ranked Canadian departments (126-150 out of 1600+ globally).

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WELL-BEING AND BELONGING Dr. Gordon Asmundson, SOM, FRSC, with graduate students Caeleigh Landry and Michelle Paluszek, put U of R in the top 10 COVID research unis Worldwide.

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WELL-BEING AND BELONGING Dr. Heather Hadjistavropoulos’s Online Therapy Unit is a national pioneer in online therapy, and provides crucial mental health support to students and community members across the province.

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ENVIRONMENT & CLIMATE ACTION Dr. Brett Dolter researches the economics of environmental incentives and just transition.

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ENVIRONMENT & CLIMATE ACTION Dr. Amber Fletcher investigates the gendered effects of climate change on farmers.

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IMPACT AND IDENTITY Creating meaningful social impact

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IMPACT AND IDENTITY Creating meaningful social impact

Dr. Brian McQuinn traces the role of social media in global armed conflict.

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IMPACT AND IDENTITY Connecting communities

Florence Hwang’s The Beast Inside My Head and Dr. Susanne Kuehling’s Voices of Kula 17


The 2022 Woodrow Lloyd Lecture

Dr. Allan Downey (McMaster) Feb. 15, 7 p.m.

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JUST WATCH US!

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