Prof. Traister named Dean pro tem of Irving K. Barber Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
As the search for the inaugural Dean of the Irving K. Barber Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences continues, Professor Bryce Traister has accepted the position of Dean pro tem, beginning September 1, 2020, and ending no later than December 31, 2020.
Prof. Traister studies and teaches courses in early American literature and culture. He holds a BA and PhD in English from the University of California, Berkeley, and taught for 20 years at Western University in London, Ontario, before joining the Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies in 2017.
Prof. Traister will hold this position in addition to his current role as Dean, Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies.