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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

Philip Kelly

Philip Kelly

Associate Dean for Research, Graduate and Global Affairs

Justin Podur

Justin Podur

Associate Dean for Teaching and Learning

Program Directors

Gail Fraser

Gail Fraser

Undergraduate Program Director

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

Coordinator, MES Planning Program

Cate Sandilands

Coordinator, PhD program in Environmental Studies

Sarah Flicker

Coordinator,  BES Environmental Arts & Justice program

Kathy Young

Coordinator, BSc Environmental Science program 

Roger Keil

Roger Keil

Coordinator, BES Cities, Regions, Planning program

Gregory Thiemann

Coordinator, BES Sustainable Environmental Management program

Leesa Fawcet

Leesa Fawcett

Coordinator, Graduate Diploma in Environment/Sustainability Education

Lina Brand Correa

Coordinator, Graduate Diploma in Business and Environment

Tarmo K. Remmel

Coordinator, BA Global Geography program