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Faculty of Community Services


A dynamic, committed team of faculty and staff make up Ryerson’s Faculty of Community Services. Together, we support student success, advance innovation in teaching and lead research that drives positive change.

    • Associate Dean, Faculty Development, Undergraduate Students and SRC, Faculty of Community Services and Associate Professor, School of Child and Youth Care
      Phone: 416-979-5000, ext. 6314
      Areas of Expertise:
      • Trauma
      • Child sexual abuse
      • Child sexual abuse images online (CSAIO)
      • Child trafficking and sexual exploitation
      • Online relational practice
    • Associate Dean, Graduate Studies and Strategic Initiatives, Faculty of Community Services, and Associate Professor, School of Urban and Regional Planning
      Phone: 416-979-5000, ext. 6762
      Areas of Expertise:
      • Urban sustainability
      • Environmental design
      • Environmental planning
      • Urban governance
      • Public engagement
      • Progressive pedagogy
    • Director and Associate Professor, School of Child and Youth Care, Interim John C. Eaton Chair in Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Faculty of Community Services
      Phone: 416-979-5000, ext. 4812
      Areas of Expertise:
      • Residential Care and Treatment
      • Social Innovation
      • Organizational Change
      • International Child and Youth Care Practice
      • PhD
        Distinguished Visiting Scholar
        Phone: 416-979-5000, ext. 4590
        Areas of Expertise:
        • Labour market restructuring and racialized, immigrant and refugee workers
        • Impact of precarious employment on marginalized communities
        • Organized labour/labour management relations
        • Global labour solidarity and women organizing
        • Community-based action research
      • Stickhead base
      • FCS Counsellor, in collaboration with the Centre for Student Development and Counselling (CSDC)
        Phone: 416-979-5000, ext. 4814
        Areas of Expertise:
        • Consultations with staff and faculty regarding student mental health concerns
        • In-class presentations on stress management
        • When concerned about a student who may be in need of mental health support