Heads & Directors Listing


Department of Anthropology Michael Blake (Head)
Department of Art History, Visual Art and Theory Scott Watson (Head)
Department of Asian Studies Ross King (Head)
Department of Central, Eastern, and Northern European Studies Geoffrey Winthrop-Young (Head)
Department of Classical, Near Eastern, and Religious Studies Leanne Bablitz (Head)
Department of English Siân Echard (Head)
Department of French, Hispanic, and Italian Studies Ralph Sarkonak (Acting Head)
Department of Geography Marwan Hassan (Head)
Department of History Tina Loo (Head)
Department of Linguistics Bryan Gick (Head)
Department of Philosophy Paul Bartha (Head)
Department of Political Science Barbara Arneil (Head)
Department of Psychology Geoffrey Hall (Head)
Department of Sociology Sean Lauer (Acting Head)
Department of Theatre and Film Stephen Heatley (Head)


Vancouver School of Economics Thomas Lemieux (Director)
UBC School of Journalism Alfred Hermida (Director)
iSchool: School of Library, Archival, and Information Studies Luanne Freund (Acting Director)
School of Music Richard Kurth (Director)
School of Social Work Miu Chung Yan (Director)


Liu Institute for Global Issues Moura Quayle (Director)
Institute for Gender, Race, Sexuality, and Social Justice Denise Ferreira Da Silva (Director)
Institute of Asian Research Yves Tiberghien (Director)
Institute for Critical Indigenous Studies Daniel Justice and Mark Turin (Acting Co-Directors)


Creative Writing Program Linda Svendsen (Acting Chair)
First Nations and Indigenous Studies Program Daniel Justice (Chair)
First Nations and Endangered Languages Program Mark Turin (Chair)

Museums & Cultural Venues

AHVA Gallery at the Audain Centre Scott Watson (Director)
Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery Scott Watson (Director)
Museum of Anthropology Anthony Shelton (Director)
Chan Centre for the Performing Arts Joyce Hinton and Cameron McGill (Co-Managing Directors)