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General Inquiries:     416-979-5000, ext. 4040


Campus Location:    Jorgenson Hall (JOR-100)
                                    380 Victoria St.
                                    Toronto, Ontario M5B 2K3
                                    Faculty of Arts, Ryerson University

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Map of 380 Victoria St. Toronto, Ontario M5B 2K3

 The Faculty of Arts is supported by a team on the first and third floors of Jorgenson Hall. Together, we strive to provide exceptional client service, tools and support to achieve the goals and unique initiatives that contribute to the success of the Faculty of Arts. That team provides support to faculty, students and partners through services such as academic support, research assistance, student life services, administrative support, best practices, financial services, strategic planning and faculty events and communications.

Melissa Wong
Director of Operations and Strategic Projects
416-979-5000,  ext. 552266

Tanya Hannah Rumble
Director of Development
416-979-5000, ext. 554796

Greg Fiorido
Manager of Finance
416-979-5000, ext. 555092

Kathryn Rowan
Manager, Academic Administration
416-979-5000, ext. 557155

Riannon John
Manager, Communications and Media Strategy

Manuela Lefranc
Manager, Departmental Administration

Elishah Velji
Assistant to the Dean
416-979-5000, ext. 557143

Tammy Fuoco
Research Accounts Support Officer
416-979-5000, ext. 554194

Alvin Ying
Graduate Data Coordinator
416-979-5000, ext. 554970

Louise Patry
TAI Administrator
416-979-5000, ext. 553869

Yumi Numata
Communications & Development Coordinator, Yellowhead Institute
416-979-5000, ext. 553684

Arts I.T. Support Team
Mike MacDonald, Dereje Mekeuria, Ricardo Gomez-Hervis & Aparna Chavali
416-979-5000, ext. 552723   

 Individuals in the Student Experience Centre include a team of professionals who specialize in community-engaged teaching and learning, educational and career planning, personal counselling, student life and leadership.

Jill Careless
Community Liaison / Experiential Learning Coordinator 
416-979-5000, ext. 554798

Ruth Frolic
Personal Counselor
416-979-5000, ext. 554847

Rahma Hilowle
Student Liaison Administrator
416-979-5000, ext. 552718

Laura MacKinnon
Career Education Specialist
416-979-5000, ext. 553653

Avala Moore
Manager, Student Relations and Development
416-979-500,0 ext. 552718

Dr. Reena Tandon, PhD
Curricular Service Learning Coordinator
416-979-5000, ext. 555321

Sonny Wong
Career Counselor
416-979-5000, ext. 552141

 Our PARTNERS AND CONSULTANTS directly collaborate with Arts providing assistance with marketing, human resources, fundraising, community engagement and more.

Surbhi Bir
PR & Communications Specialist
416-979-5000, ext. 553339

Davina Chan
Senior Human Resources Consultant
HR & Office of the Dean of Arts
416-979-5000, ext. 557576

Renee Gordon
Human Resources Advisor
416-979-5000, ext. 544475, opens in new window

Shiladitya (Sheel) Sarkar 
Senior Compensation Specialist
416-979-5000, ext. 544145

Kelly Zinkiewich
Marketing and Creative Services
416-979-5000, ext. 556098


Program Director
Dr. Paul Moore
416-979-5000, ext. 557357

Program Coordinator
Nicole Florecki-Jarwan
416-979-5000, ext. 7939

Dr. Idil Atak 
416-979-5000 Ext. 554090

Undergraduate Program Director
Dr. Emily van der Meulen
416-979-5000, ext. 553010

Graduate Program Director
Dr. Sara Thompson
416-979-5000, ext. 552902

Department Administrator
Nadia Aboulhosn
416-979-5000, ext. 4617

Undergraduate Program Administrator
Kristy Kraemer
416-979-5000, ext. 2121

Graduate Program Administrator
Criminology and Social Justice (MA)
Mary Beth Halferty Kraay
416-979-5000 x4955


Dr. Brennan Thompson
416-979-5000, ext. 4258

Undergraduate Program Director
Dr. Debapriya Sen
416-979-5000, ext. 552662

Graduate Program Director
Dr. Cathy Ning
416-979-5000, ext. 556181

Department Administrator
Neva von Wasilewski
416-979-5000, ext. 6182

Undergraduate Program Administrator
Neha Thakordas
416-979-5000, ext. 2029

Graduate Program Administrator International Economics & Finance (MA); Economics (PhD)
Karen Fajardo
416-979-5000, ext. 7856

Dr.  Anne-Marie Lee-Loy
416-979-5000, ext. 6043

Undergraduate Program Director
Dr. Dale Smith
416-979-5000, ext. 4195

Graduate Program Director
Dr. Jason Boyd
416-979-5000, ext. 7509

Department Administrator
Joaney Cole-Abdul
416-979-5000, ext. 6138

Undergraduate Program Administrator, BA English
Wendy Francis
416-979-5000, ext. 6137

Graduate Program Administrator, MA Literatures of Modernity
Lisa Benadiba
416-979-5000, ext. 2125

Dr. David Atkinson
416-979-5000, ext. 2693

Undergraduate Program Director, Geographical Analysis
Dr. Claus Rinner
416-979-5000, ext. 2686

Undergraduate Program Director, Environment & Urban Sustainability
Dr. Andrew Millward
416-979-5000, ext. 2673

Graduate Program Director, Spatial Analysis (MSA)
Dr. Eric Vaz
416-979-5000, ext. 3121

Department Administrator
Christina Smith
416-979-5000, ext. 5087

Undergraduate Program Administrator, Geographical Analysis
Sarah Carmichael
416-979-5000, ext. 7149

Undergraduate Program Administrator, Environment & Urban Sustainability
Mindy Vuong
416-979-5000, ext. 3036

Graduate Program Administrator, Spatial Analysis (MSA)
Lisa Benadiba
416-979-5000, ext. 2125

Dr. Amy Peng
416-979-5000, ext. 554795

Undergraduate Program Director
Dr. Jean Li
416-979-5000, ext. 552607

Department Administrator
Fatima Da Silva
416-979-5000, ext. 6132

Undergraduate Program Administrator
Anne-Marie Dawes
416-979-5000, ext. 2691

Dr. Ketty Zafra
416-979-5000, ext. 556130

Undergraduate Program Director
Dr. Jamin Pelkey
416-979-5000, ext. 552523

Department Administrator
Melissa Paola
416-979-5000, ext. 553465

Undergraduate Program Administrator
Wendy Crolla
416-979-5000, ext. 544557

Dr. Robert Murray
416-979-5000, ext. 6160

Undergraduate Program Director
Dr. Diane Enns
416-979-5000, ext. 553209

Graduate Program Director
Dr. David Ciavatta
416-979-5000, ext. 552698

Undergraduate Program/Department Administrator
Ryan Walters
416-979-5000, ext. 3208

Graduate Program Administrator, Philosophy (MA)
Malu Maia
416-979-5000, ext. 2711

(combined with Graduate Program Director role)

Interim Chair
Dr. Tuna Baskoy
416-979-5000, ext. 2702

Undergraduate Program Director Politics & Governance
Dr. Grace Edward Galabuzi 
416-979-5000, ext. 6189

Undergraduate Program Director, Public Administration & Governance
Dr. Duncan MacLellan
416-979-5000, ext. 4182

Graduate Program Director, Public Policy & Administration (MA)
Dr. Tracey Raney
416-979-5000. ext 552701

Graduate Program Director, Policy Studies (PhD)
Dr. Ron Vogel
416-979-5000, ext. 6054

Department Administrator
Diane Chong
416-979-5000, ext. 552077

Undergraduate Program Administrator, Public Administration & Governance
Viola Ing
416-979-5000, ext. 5057

Undergraduate Program Administrator, Politics & Governance
Alyssa Adams
416-979-5000, ext. 557477

Graduate Program Administrator, Public Policy and Administration (MA)
Julia Macan
416-979-5000, ext. 2026

Graduate Program Administrator, Policy Studies (PhD)
Mary Beth Halferty Kraay
416-979-5000 ext. 7869


Dr. Michelle Dionne
416-979-5000, ext. 7103

Undergraduate Program Director
Dr. Tara Burke
416-979-5000, ext. 556519

Graduate Program Director
Dr. Todd Girard
416-979-5000, ext. 552646

Department Administrator
Francesca Grillo
416-979-5000, ext. 7047

Undergraduate Program Administrator
Paul Thorne & Kathy Peters
416-979-5000, ext. 556193

Graduate Program Administrator, Psychological Science (MA & PhD); Clinical Psychology (MA & PhD)
Alicia VanDeWeghe
416-979-5000, ext. 2178

Research Operations Coordinator, Psychology Lab
Carson Pun
416-979-5000, ext.2367

Dr. Cheryl Teelucksingh
416-979-5000, ext. 552613

Undergraduate Program Director
Dr. Jacqui Gingras
416-979-5000, ext. 557726

Department Administrator
Duck Yu
416-979-5000, ext. 2282

Undergraduate Program Administrator
Elizabeth Johnson
416-979-5000, ext. 4753

Chair / Associate Dean
Dr. Kathleen Kellett
416-979-5000, ext. 6196

Undergraduate Program Coordinator/LS
Elisa Wreford
416-979-5000, ext. 5093

Graduate Program Director (MA)
Dr. Harald Bauder
416-979-5000, ext. 7193

Graduate Program Director (Interim)
Cheryl Teelucksingh

Graduate Program Administrator
Igor Rosic
416-979-5000, ext. 4836