Faculty & Staff

Dalhousie University's outstanding faculty includes many leading experts who are highly acclaimed in Canada, and the world over. Arts and Social Science professors are accomplished scholars with active publication records, who have an "open door" policy that encourages students' questions and concerns.

Our Faculty

Our faculty includes actors, authors, historians, multilinguists, musicians, social anthropologists and philosophers. Many are involved in research that is leading the way in their field. Learn more about our faculty and the knowledge they bring to your education. You can find details of the FASS faculty members at each of the department and programs websites.

Each year, FASS honours an outstanding professor who has demonstrated excellence in service and the importance of collegial governance to the operation of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences with the Service Excellence Award.  The recipient for 2022 is Dr. Chris Austin, professor of Religious Studies.

The annual FASS Award for Excellence in Teaching honours a faculty member who has made an outstanding contribution to teaching, mentoring, and serving the students of the Faculty. The award is intended, above all, to underline the fundamental importance of effective and/or innovative pedagogy. The recipient for 2022 is Dr. Liesl Gambold, professor in the department of Sociology and Social Anthropology.

Our Staff

Our faculty and departmental staff are often working behind the scenes to support and enhance your learning experience. Learn more about Departmental and Dean's Office staff, including contact information.

Each year, FASS honours an outstanding administrator who has made an exceptional contribution to supporting faculty members and students with the Staff Award for Excellence in Service. The recipient for 2022 is Gayle Quigley-Smith, Administrative Secretary for the Department of Philosophy.