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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VICE-PRESIDENT ACADEMIC & PROVOST (vacant)

Full Time Faculty

Dr. Peter Baltutis

Dr. Peter Baltutis Associate Professor, History & Religious Studies

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Dr. Luke Bresky

Dr. Luke Bresky Associate Professor, English

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Dr. Matthew Clay

Dr. Matthew Clay Assistant Professor, Chemistry

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Dr. Trent Davis
Associate Professor, Education

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Dr. Gary Grothman

Dr. Gary Grothman Chair, Natural & Mathmatical Sciences, Assistant Professor, Biology

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Dr. Timothy Harvie Associate Professor, Philosophy & 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. Alana Ireland Assistant Professor, Psychology

Administrative Assistant to the Dean of Arts & Sciences (vacant)

Dr. Mohammed (Shakeel) Kalathil Assistant Professor, Psychology

Dr. Norman Knowles

Dr. Norman Knowles Professor, History

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Dr. Scott Lovell

Dr. Scott Lovell Chair, Research Ethics Board, Assistant Professor, Biology

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Dr. Michael MacLeod Program Coordinator, Social Justice and Catholic Studies, Associate Professor, Political Science

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Dr. Alisa McArthur PSYC Program Coordinator, Associate Professor, Psychology

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Dr. Duncan MacLean

Dr. Duncan MacLean Chair, Humanities & Program Coordinator, Liberal Studies, Assistant Professor, Philosophy

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Dr. Mary Ann McLean Associate Professor, Biology

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Dr. Matt Risling Assistant Professor, English

Dr. Carolyn Salomons portrait on campus

Dr. Carolyn Salomons Chair – Social Sciences, Associate 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 Director of Research, Associate Professor, Psychology

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Dr. Sarah Thackray Assistant Professor, Psychology

Dr. Gayle Thrift portrait

Dr. Gayle Thrift Associate Professor, 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 & Sciences, Associate Professor, English

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Dr. Cory Wright-Maley Associate Professor and Chair, Education

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FT Science Lab Coordinators

Breanne Bali Lab Coordinator, Biology

Eric McLeod Lab Coordinator, Chemistry