Associate Deans announced for Social Sciences

June CormanJune Corman and Ingrid Makus have been named Associate Deans in the Faculty of Social Sciences.Corman, a Sociology professor, and Makus, associate professor of Political Science, were appointed to the positions effective July 12.Ingrid MakusMakus has been at Brock since 1994, Corman since 1991. Both bring years of administrative experience to the roles, as well as experience in research and teaching.“The Faculty of Social Sciences, both in terms of student enrolment and faculty participation in the university, and in the wider international and national community, makes a really important contribution,” Makus said. “I’m excited about making sure that is acknowledged.”Corman wants to continue the initiatives previous Associate Deans have put in place. She wants to work on achieving academic integrity across the Faculty’s courses. She would also like to assist academic advisors in continuing their good work, she said.“I’d like to continue the initiative to develop strong critical thinking and writing skills, and assist in maintaining the strength of the undergraduate curriculum in light of continuing financial difficulties,” she said. read more