Graham Carr appointed Dean of Graduate Studies 

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Graham Carr was named Dean of Graduate Studies by Concordia’s Board of Governors at their March 18 meeting.

Carr is currently the Associate Dean, Research and Graduate Studies, in the Faculty of Arts and Science, a position he has held since 2006. He will begin a five-year term in his new position on May 1 of this year. He was just appointed President Elect of the Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences. Carr will begin his two-year term in March 2011.

Vice-President Research and Graduate Studies Louise Dandurand is pleased to announce Carr’s appointment to this critically important position in ensuring the continued development of graduate studies at Concordia.

“Dr. Carr’s vision for the role of Dean of Graduate Studies clearly demonstrates a keen and wide-ranging understanding of the current challenges faced by Concordia with respect to graduate studies” said Dandurand. “He has a genuine appreciation of the unique needs and priorities with respect to the different Faculties and departments excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and an open, consensus-building, collaborative and collegial leadership style. This is an excellent choice for Concordia.”

Carr received a PhD in History from the University of Maine and holds an MA from Queen’s University, where he also received his BA (Hons) History. Carr has published in the areas of Canadian and U.S. history, culture and identity and has been active in organizing national and international conferences related to the study of history and particularly Canadian Studies.


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