Meet Your Advisors

Meet Your Advisors

B.A. Advising Centre Advisors

All first-year students and any student who has not yet declared a major should meet with a B.A. Program Advisor. They will help you develop a good academic plan to achieve your educational goals. Contact the advisors at BAadvising@smu.ca

Emily Anderson
B.A. Program Advisor

Shawn Simamba
B.A. Program Advisor

Robyn McIntosh
Psychology

Academic Advisors

Students who have declared a major and are interested in more information about their specific field of study and individual courses should meet with their Academic Advisor. Refer to the following list to connect with the advisor relevant to your area of study:

Anthropology
Contact & Advisor

Dr. Rylan Higgins, Chair

Secretary & office

Nilakshe Jayakody, MS 218

Appointment bookings 

Anthropology email; 902-420-5628

 
Asian Studies, Chinese Studies, Japanese Studies
Contact & Advisor

Dr. Sailaja Krishnamurti, Coordinator

Secretary & office

Ava Gaudreault: MN 414

Appt. bookings 

MLC email; 902-420-5808

 
Atlantic Canada Studies
Contact & Advisors

Dr. Darryl Leroux, Coordinator (Undergraduate)

Dr. Karly Kehoe, Coordinator (Graduate)

Secretary & office

Susan Haines: MN 214

Appt. bookings 

ACST email; 902-420-5438

 

Criminology

Contact & Advisor Dr. Diane Crocker, Chair
Secretary & office Maria Shaw (on leave): MS 424
Appt. bookings Criminology email; 902-420-5871
 
Economics
Contact & Advisor

Dr. Mark Raymond, Chair

Secretary & office

Bernadine Halliday: SB 302

Appt. bookings 

Economics email; 902-420-5671

 
English Language & Literature
Contact & Advisor

Dr. Teresa Heffernan, Acting Chair

Secretary & office

Taisha Teskey: MN 314

Appt. bookings 

English email; 902-420-5701

 
Entrepreneurship
Contact & Advisor

Dr. Ellen Farrell

Secretary & office

Sandra Fougere: SB 245

Appt. bookings 

902-420-5781

 
Environmental Studies
Contact & Advisor

Dr. Cathy Conrad, Coordinator

Secretary & office

Jenny Harrison: B 109

Appt. bookings 

BES email; 902-420-5737

 
Geography
Contact & Advisor

Dr. Jason Grek-Martin, Chair

Secretary & office

Jenny Harrison: B 109

Appt. bookings 

Geography email; 902-420-5737

 
History
Contact & Advisors

Dr. Rosana Barbosa, Acting Chair

Dr. Nicole Neatby, Acting Coordinator (Graduate)

Secretary & office

Susan Haines: MN 214

Appt. bookings

History email; 902-420-5756

 
International Development Studies
Contact & Advisors

Dr. Gavin Fridell, Acting Coordinator (Undergraduate)

Dr. Rohini Bannerjee, Coordinator (Graduate)

Secretary & office

Nilakshe Jayakody: MS 424

Appt. bookings 

IDST email; 902-420-5768

 
Irish Studies
Contact & Advisor

Dr. Pádraig Ó Siadhail, Acting Coordinator

Secretary & office

Nicole Luttrell: MM 202

Appt. bookings 

Irish Studies email; 902-420-5519

 
Linguistics
Contact & Advisor

Dr. Daniel Hall, Coordinator

Secretary & office

Nicole Luttrell: MM 202

Appt. bookings

Linguistics email; 902-420-6360

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Mathematics
Contact & Advisor

Dr. Robert Dawson

Secretary & office

Rose Daurie: MN 114

Appt. bookings 

902-420-5784

 
Modern Languages & Classics (French, German, Spanish)
Contact & Advisor

Dr. Myles McCallum, Chair

Secretary & office

Ava Gaudreault: MN 414

Appt. bookings 

MLC email; 902-420-5808

 
Philosophy
Contact & Advisors

Dr. Scott Edgar, Chair

Dr. Todd Calder, Graduate Coordinator

Secretary & office

Kathleen Jewell: MN 508

Appt. bookings 

Philosophy email; 902-420-5823

 
Political Science
Contact & Advisor

Dr. Alexandra Dobrowolsky, Acting Chair

Secretary & office

Ava Gaudreault: MN 414

Appt. bookings 

Political Science email; 902-420-5836

 
Psychology
Contact & Advisor

 Robyn McIntosh, Undergraduate Advisor

Office

 B.A. Advising Centre

Appt. bookings 

Online booking form 

 
Religious Studies
Contact & Advisors

Dr. Alexander Soucy, Chair

Dr. Mary Hale, Coordinator (Graduate)

Secretary & office

Kathleen Jewell: MN 508

Appt. bookings 

Religious Studies email; 902-420-5823

 
Social Justice and Community Studies
Contact & Advisor  Dr. Val Marie Johnson, Chair
Secretary & office  Ghalia Mohamed: MS 211
Appt. bookings   SJCS email; 902-491-6624
 
Sociology
Contact & Advisor

Dr. Randle Hart, Chair

Secretary & office

Maria Shaw (on leave): MS 424

Appt. bookings 

Sociology email; 902-420-5871

 
Women & Gender Studies
Contact & Advisor

Dr. Tatjana Takseva, Acting Coordinator (Graduate)

Secretary & office

Maria Shaw (on leave): MS 424

Appt. bookings 

WGST email; 902-420-5871

 
MINORS
Business Studies
Contact & Advisors

Jill Thomas and Emma Wicks in the BComm Advising Centre

Secretary & office

Secretary: SB 252

Phone #

902-491-6532

 
Film Studies
Contact & Advisor

Dr. Jennifer VanderBurgh

Secretary & office

Taisha Teskey: MN 314

Appt. bookings 

English email; 902-420-5701

 
Latin American Studies
Contact & Advisor

Dr. Adam Spires

Secretary & office

Ava Gaudreault: MN 414

Appt. bookings 

MLC email; 902-420-5808

 
Sciences
Contact & Advisor

Courtenay Kyle

Secretary & office

Carla Sestito: A 301

Appt. bookings 

902-420-5661

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