Faculty and Staff

Senior Officer (Student Programs and Services)

Robin Cowan

Education and Career Highlights:

  • BA, University of Alberta (Political Science, French minor)
  • Faculty of Arts staff member since 1984, working her way up to increasingly senior positions
  • Faculty of Arts Outstanding Administrative Award (2008/2009)
  • U of A APO Recognition Award (2008)

Responsibilities as Assistant Dean (Student Services & Community Affairs):
  • Accountable for the design, implementation, management and coordinated direction of Undergraduate Student Services, Community Relations and Governance units within the Faculty of Arts. 
  • Advises departments, other Faculties and units in the development of new programs that affect Faculty of Arts students. 

Personal Interests and Hobbies:
  • Travelling
  • Reading
  • Cross stitching
  • Hiking ("I have been hiking since I was six") 
Favorite TV show/movie:
  • Midsummer Murders (TV) 
  • The Cadfael Mysteries (TV) 
  • Love Actually (Movie) 
  • James Bond movies

Phone: 780.492.7657
E-mail: robin.cowan@ualberta.ca