Faculty & Staff

Dr. Sinda Vanderpool
President

Dr. Sinda Vanderpool became St. Mary’s fourth president and vice-chancellor on July 1, 2022. With an extraordinary combination of impeccable academic credentials and dynamic leadership qualities, Dr. Vanderpool joins the university at a pivotal moment in St. Mary’s history. Before coming to Calgary, she spent the past 18 years working at Baylor University, a national Christian research university in Central Texas with 20,00 students, serving in various leadership roles, the last being Associate Vice Provost for Student Success.

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Administrative Offices

Therese Takacs

Thérèse Takacs

VICE-PRESIDENT ADVANCEMENT & CAMPUS SERVICES

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John Deausy

John Deausy

VICE-PRESIDENT FINANCE & CFO

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Dr Tara Hyland Russell

VICE-PRESIDENT ACADEMIC & PROVOST (vacant)

Full Time Faculty

Dr. Peter Baltutis

Dr. Peter Baltutis
Associate Professor, History and Religious Studies
CWL Chair for Catholic Studies

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Dr. Luke Bresky

Dr. Luke Bresky
Associate Professor,
English

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Dr. Matthew Clay

Dr. Matthew Clay
Chair, Natural and Mathematical Sciences

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Dr. Trent Davis
Associate Professor, Education

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Dr. Jennifer Garrison

Associate Professor, English

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Dr. Gary Grothman

Dr. Gary Grothman
Assistant Professor, Biology

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Dr. Timothy Harvie
Associate Professor, Philosophy and Ethics

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Dr. Linda Henderson

Dr. Linda Henderson
Associate Professor,
Sociology

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Dr. Laurie Hill
Associate Professor, Education

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Dr. Norman Knowles

Dr. Norman Knowles
Professor, History
Director, Research

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Dr. Scott Lovell

Dr. Scott Lovell
Assistant Professor,
Biology

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Dr. Michael Macleod portrait on campus

Dr. Michael MacLeod
Associate Professor,
Political Science

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Dr. Alisa McArthur
Associate Professor,
Psychology

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Dr. Duncan MacLean

Dr. Duncan MacLean
Assistant Professor, Philosophy

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Dr. Mary Ann McLean Associate Professor, Biology

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Dr. Carolyn Salomons portrait on campus

Dr. Carolyn Salomons
Assistant Professor,
History

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Dr. Paolina Seitz portrait

Dr. Paolina Seitz Interim Dean of Education and Associate Professor, Education

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Dr. Corinne Syrnyk portrait

Dr. Corinne Syrnyk
Associate Professor,
Psychology

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Dr. Gayle Thrift portrait

Dr. Gayle Thrift Interim Area Chair, Social Sciences, Associate Professor of History

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Dr. Elizabeth Vergis Associate Professor, Education

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Dr. Jocelyn Williams portrait

Dr. Jocelyn Williams Interim Dean Arts and Science and Associate Professor, English Chair of Humanities

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Dr. Cory Wright-Maley
Assistant Professor,
Education

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