Carol Merriam to become Interim Dean of Humanities

Carol Merriam will begin her new role as Interim Dean on March 1.This announcement was made today (Jan. 15) by Neil McCartney, the University’s Provost and Vice-President, Academic:“With the imminent departure of Douglas Kneale, I am pleased to announce that Carol Merriam, Associate Dean, Research and Graduate Studies, Faculty of Humanities has been appointed as the Interim Dean of the Faculty of Humanities, for the period of March 1, 2015 to June 30, 2016.“Besides her academic expertise, Carol brings years of experience in Faculty/University administration. She was Chair of the Department of Classics from 2004-07, and for the past four years has served as Associate Dean of the Faculty.“Carol is a professor of Latin language and literature, with a research focus on Augustan poetry. She has published numerous articles in this field, as well as the book Love and Propoganda: Augustan Venus and the Latin Love Elegists. “I look forward to working with Carol, and wish her success as Interim Dean.“I want to acknowledge Douglas Kneale’s invaluable contributions to Brock as Dean of the Faculty of Humanities for the past five years, and wish him all the best as he moves on to become the next Provost and Vice-President, Academic of the University of Windsor effective March 1, 2015.”

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