OCAD University has appointed Dr. Ashok Mathur as Dean of Graduate Studies, effective January 1, 2018. As Dean, reporting to the Vice-President Academic & Provost, Dr. Mathur will be responsible for the educational and research leadership, development and supervision of Graduate Studies and its alignment with the academic plan and integration into the larger strategic plan of the university.

Dr. Mathur holds a Ph.D. in Postcolonial Literature from the University of Calgary. He recently completed a term as Head of Creative Studies at the Okanagan campus of the University of British Columbia. Dr. Mathur served as a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in Cultural and Artistic Inquiry, and Director of the Centre for Innovation in Culture and the Arts in Canada (CiCAC) at Thompson Rivers University.

A long-time advocate of critical race theory as it pertains to the postsecondary institution, Dr. Mathur works continuously to address radical forms of equity and Indigenous knowledge.

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Friday, October 20, 2017 - 2:45pm
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New dean of Graduate Studies
Friday October 20th, 2017

OCAD University has appointed Dr. Ashok Mathur as Dean of Graduate Studies, effective January 1, 2018. As Dean, reporting to the Vice-President Academic & Provost, Dr. Mathur will be responsible for the educational and research leadership, development and supervision of Graduate Studies and its alignment with the academic plan and integration into the larger strategic plan of the university.

Dr. Mathur holds a Ph.D. in Postcolonial Literature from the University of Calgary. He recently completed a term as Head of Creative Studies at the Okanagan campus of the University of British Columbia. Dr. Mathur served as a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in Cultural and Artistic Inquiry, and Director of the Centre for Innovation in Culture and the Arts in Canada (CiCAC) at Thompson Rivers University.

A long-time advocate of critical race theory as it pertains to the postsecondary institution, Dr. Mathur works continuously to address radical forms of equity and Indigenous knowledge.

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