Prof. Silvia Tomášková appointed Dean, Irving K. Barber Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
UBC’s Board of Governors has approved the appointment of Professor Silvia Tomášková as the inaugural Dean of the new Irving K. Barber Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.
Prof. Tomášková joins UBC Okanagan from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she is the Druscilla French Distinguished Professor of Women’s and Gender Studies and Professor of Anthropology.
Her research focuses on the history of archaeology and anthropology as scientific disciplines, representations of the past and the formation of theory as a historically-situated practice.
Deeply committed to the representation of neglected voices, Professor Tomášková is currently working on prehistoric art in the Northern Cape, South Africa.
Prof. Tomášková begins her five-year term on December 1, 2020.