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Faculty Leadership

The Office of Dean offers academic, administrative and community leadership in our Faculty, within York University and with various external stakeholders. Individual undergraduate and graduate programs within the Faculty are led by directors or coordinators.

Deans & Associate Deans

Alice Hovorka

Alice Hovorka

Dean (On Leave)

Philip Kelly

Philip Kelly

Interim Dean

Justin Podur

Justin Podur

Associate Dean for Teaching and Learning

Carlota McAllister

Associate Dean Research, Graduate & Global Affair

Program Directors

Abidin Kusno

Abidin Kusno

Director, Undergraduate Program

Steven Tufts

Director, Graduate Program in Geography

Liette Gilbert

Director, Graduate Program in Environmental Studies


Mark Winfield

Mark Winfield

Coordinator, MES and MES/JD 

Laura Taylor

Laura Taylor

Coordinator, MES Planning Program

Cate Sandilands

Coordinator, PhD program in Environmental Studies

Andil Gosine

Coordinator,  Environmental Arts & Justice program

Kathy Young

Coordinator, Environmental Science program 

Roger Keil

Roger Keil

Coordinator, BES Cities, Regions, Planning program

Gregory Thiemann

Coordinator, Sustainable Environmental Management program

Peter Timmerman

Coordinator, Environment/Sustainability Education

Lina Brand Correa

Coordinator, Business and Environment

Ranu Basu

Coordinator, Global Geography program