Program Administration

Graduate Program Director—GPD

Dr. Kym Bird, 226 VANIER COLLEGE 
E-mail: gpdinst@yorku.ca

The Director is the person you will work closely with to discuss your proposed area of inquiry and to forge a path that includes the successful attainment of three wise scholars who will encircle your research. Directors can be appointed from any program across YorkU and are often very interdisciplinary themselves.

Graduate Program Assistant - GPA

Fiona Fernandes, 227 VANIER COLLEGE 
E-mail: gradinst@yorku.ca

The GPA is the key staff person that supports graduate students at YorkU. The GPA is the memory of the program and has a  legacy of being the go-to person for advice on any administrative issues to do with registration, grades, petitions, scholarships, funding, courses etc.

Executive Committee

  • Dr. Kym Bird
    Director
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  • Dr. Jamie Scott
    Past Director (Humanities, English)
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  • Dr. Livy Visano
    (Equity Studies)
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  • Dr. Gail Vanstone
    (Humanities)
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  • Dr. Khaterah Sheibani
    (Languages, Literatures and Linguistics)
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  • Dr. Thaddeus Wong
    (MPPAL)
  • Dr. Sheila Embleton
    (Languages, Literatures and Linguistics)
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  • Dr. Isaac Akrong
    (FA)
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  • Neil Bose
    (Student Representative)
  • Samartha Gamble
    (Alumni Student Representative)