Council

SSHRC’s governing council promotes and assists research and scholarship in the social sciences and humanities. It meets regularly to set policy and program priorities, allocate budgets, and to advise the minister of Science and Sport and Parliament on research policy in these areas.

The vice-president and chair of SSHRC’s governing council chairs its meetings and plays a key role in strengthening the council’s ability to:

Council members elect the vice-president and chair, subject to approval by the governor-in-council.

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Vice-President and Chair of Council

Martha Crago

Martha Crago
Vice-Principal (Research and Innovation)
McGill University
Montréal, Quebec

Members

John Baker

John Baker
President and CEO
D2L Corporation
Kitchener, Ontario

Catherine Beaudry

Catherine Beaudry
Canada Research Chair in Creation, Development and the Commercialization of Innovation
Department of Mathematics and Industrial Engineering
Polytechnique Montréal
Montréal, Quebec

Frédéric Bouchard

Frédéric Bouchard
Professor and Dean
Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Université de Montréal
Montréal, Quebec

Neil Cooke

Neil Cooke
Manager, Strategic Educational Initiative
Manitoba Trucking Association
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Robin Craig

Robin Craig
Director of Applied Research
Collège Boréal
Sudbury, Ontario

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Margaret Dalziel
Associate Professor
Conrad School of Entrepreneurship and Business
University of Waterloo
Waterloo. Ontario

Donald Desserud

Donald Desserud
Professor, Department of Political Science
University of Prince Edward Island
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island

Cinthia Duclos

Cinthia Duclos
Assistant Professor
Faculty of Law
Université Laval
Quebec City, Quebec

Siân Echard

Siân Echard
Professor
Department of English
The University of British Columbia
Vancouver, British Columbia

Karen R. Grant

Karen R. Grant
Senior Scholar
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Ted Hewitt

Ted Hewitt
SSHRC President
Ottawa, Ontario

Åsa Kachan

Åsa Kachan
CEO and Chief Librarian
Halifax Public Libraries
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Normand Labrie

Normand Labrie
Professor
Ontario Institute for Studies in Education
University of Toronto
Toronto, Ontario

Claudia Malacrida

Claudia Malacrida
Associate Vice-President, Research
University of Lethbridge
Lethbridge, Alberta

Taylor Owen

Taylor Owen
Associate Professor and
The Beaverbrook Chair in Media, Ethics and Communications
Max Bell School of Public Policy
McGill University
Montréal, Quebec

Carmen Robertson

Carmen Robertson
Canada Research Chair in North American Indigenous Visual and Material Culture
School of Indigenous and Canadian Studies and School for Studies in Art and Culture
Carleton University
Ottawa, Ontario

Anoush F. Terjanian

Anoush F. Terjanian
Visiting Fellow
Graduate School of Public and International Affairs and School of Political Studies
University of Ottawa

Photos: Martin Lipman

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