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Programs Committee

The Programs Committee monitors the overall design, coherence and performance of SSHRC’s suite of programs and program-related policies in the context of strategic direction, priorities and the pursuit of excellence.


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

Catherine Beaudry
Professor, Department of Mathematical and Industrial Engineering, Polytechnique Montréal

Neil Cooke
Vice-President Academic, Manitoba Institute of Trades and Technology

Martha Crago
Vice-Principal, Research and Innovation, McGill University

Siân Echard
Professor, Department of English Language and Literatures, The University of British Columbia

Ted Hewitt
SSHRC President

E. Dianne Looker
Professor Emerita, Acadia University and Mount Saint Vincent University

Claudia Malacrida
Professor of sociology (emerita), University of Lethbridge

Charmaine A. Nelson
Professor of Art History and Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Transatlantic Black Diasporic Art and Community Engagement at NSCAD University in Halifax, Nova Scotia

Carmen Robertson
Canada Research Chair in North American Indigenous Visual and Material Culture, Joint-appointed to the School of Indigenous and Canadian Studies, the School for Studies in Art and Culture, and the Institute for Comparative Studies in Literature, Art, and Culture, Carleton University

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