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Senate

MEMBERS OF SENATE 2022-2023

EX OFFICIO
Chancellor Ms. Santee Smith
President & Vice-Chancellor (Chair) Dr. David Farrar
Provost and Vice President, Academic (Vice-Chair) Dr. Susan Tighe
Vice-President (Operations and Finance) Ms. Saher Fazilat
Dean and Vice-President (Health Sciences) Dr. Paul O’Byrne
Vice-President (Research) Dr. Karen Mossman
Vice-President (University Advancement) Ms. Debbie Martin (Acting)
Dean, Faculty of Business Dr. Khaled Hassanein
Dean, Faculty of Engineering Dr. Heather Sheardown
Dean, Faculty of Humanities Dr. Pamela Swett
Dean, Faculty of Science Dr. Maureen MacDonald
Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences Dr. Jeremiah Hurley
Vice-Provost and Dean of Graduate Studies Dr. Steve Hranilovic
Principal, Divinity College Dr. Stanley Porter
Undergraduate Council Chair Dr. Kim Dej
Director, McMaster University Continuing Education (MCE) Dr. Lorraine Carter
TEACHING STAFF
Faculty of Business Faculty of Engineering
Dr. Sue McCracken (2024) Dr. Todd Hoare (2023)
Dr. Narat Charupat (2025) Dr. Mehdi Narimani (2025)
Vacancy (2023) Dr. Wael El-Dakhakhni (2024)

Faculty of Humanities

Faculty of Social Sciences
Dr. Rick Monture (2024) Dr. Gregory Hooks (2024)
Dr. Joëlle Papillon (2025) Dr. Chris Sinding (2024)
Dr. Stephanie Springgay (2024) Dr. Nathan Andrews (2025)
Dr. Claudia Emerson (2025) Dr. Hendrik Poinar (2023)
Dr. Melinda Gough (2023) Vacancy (2023)
Dr. Nikolai Penner (2023) Vacancy (2023)

Faculty of Science

Faculty of Health Sciences
Dr. Paul Faure (2024) Dr. Michael McGillion (2024)
Dr. Kalai Saravanamuttu (2024) Dr. Mark Walton (2024)
Dr. Paul Higgs (2025) Dr. Dina Brooks (2025)
Dr. Paul Andrews (2025) Dr. Alfonso Iorio (2025)
Dr. Maikel Rheinstadter (2023) Dr. Matthew Miller (2023)
Dr. Lia Bronsard (2023) Dr. Jeff Weitz (2023)

McMaster Divinity College
Dr. Phil Zylla
 
ALUMNI REPRESENTATIVES
Vacancy
Ms Bernadette Corpuz (2024)
Mr. Keegan Johnson (2024)
Mr. Jim McCaughey (2023)
BOARD REPRESENTATIVES
Dr. Brenda Vrkljan (2025)
Dr. Deborah Sloboda (2023)
Ms Sarrah Lal (2024)

STUDENT REPRESENTATIVES
Undergraduate
Mr. Tyler Woo Faculty of Business (2023)
Vacancy Faculty of Engineering
Vacancy Faculty of Health Sciences (2023)
Ms. Shaden Ahmed Faculty of Humanities (2023)
Mr. Ahmed Abdalla Faculty of Science (2024)
Mr. Findley McSevney Faculty of Social Sciences (2023)
Graduate
Mx Si Liu Faculty of Business (2024)
Mr. Moustafa Naiem Abdel-Mooty Faculty of Engineering (2023)
Ms. Amanda Bakke Faculty of Health Sciences (2023)
Ms. Heva Olfman Faculty of Humanities (2024)
Mr. Hasan Siddiqui Faculty of Science (2023)
Mx Kusum Bhatta Faculty of Social Sciences (2024)
SECRETARY OF SENATE
Ms. Andrea Thyret-Kidd

SENATE OBSERVERS 2022-2023

Academic Co-Chair, Indigenous Education Council Dr. Adrianne Xavier
Assistant Vice-President, Communications & Public Affairs Ms Andrea Farquhar
Associate Dean of Business (Academic) Dr. Sue McCracken (member of Senate)
Associate Dean of Engineering (Academic) Dr. Sarah Dickson-Anderson
Associate Dean of Humanities (Academic) Dr. Sean Corner
Associate Dean of Science (Academic) Dr. Michael Farquharson
Associate Dean of Social Sciences (Academic) Dr. Tracy Prowse
Associate Vice-President (Equity and Inclusion) Dr. Sonia Anand (Acting)
Associate Vice-President (Research) Dr. Andy Knights
Associate Vice-President (Students and Learning) and Dean of Students Mr. Sean Van Koughnett
Associate Vice-President, Finance and Planning (Academic) Mr. Sean Van Koughnett (Acting)
Director of the Arts and Science Program Dr. Elizabeth Marquis
Executive Vice-Dean and Associate Vice-President (Academic), Faculty of Health Sciences Dr. Susan Denburg
Manager of Faculty Appointments and Records, Provost Office Ms Barbara Eftekhari
Ombudsperson Ms Carolyn Brendon
One student registered in the Arts and Science Program
President or Designate, Graduate Students Association Ms Caroline Seiler
President or Designate, McMaster Association of Part-Time Students Ms Karen Richmond
President or Designate, McMaster Students Union
President or Designate, McMaster University Faculty Association Dr. Nicholas Kevlahan
Senior Advisor to the President
University Librarian Ms Vivian Lewis
University Registrar Ms Melissa Pool
Vice-Dean, Faculty of Health Sciences, Executive Director, School of Nursing Dr. Sandra Carroll
Vice-Dean, Faculty of Health Sciences, Executive Director, School of Rehabilitation Science Dr. Dina Brooks (member of Senate)
Vice Dean, Education, Faculty of Health Sciences Dr. Rob Whyte
Vice-Provost (International Affairs) Dr. Bonny Ibhawoh