Administrative Team

Catherine Kellogg
ckellogg@ualberta.ca 
Chair  
10-16 Tory Building  
780-492-3429

Jared Wesley
psgrdchr@ualberta.ca
Associate Chair (Graduate)
Director, Masters in Policy Studies (MAPS) 
11-24 Tory Building  
780-492-1829

Siobhan Byrne
scbyrne@ualberta.ca  
Advisor, Certificate in Peace and Post-Conflict Studies
10-26 Tory Building  
780-492-2066

John Church
psugdchr@ualberta.ca
Associate Chair (Undergraduate) and Honors Advisor
10-24 Tory Building  
780-492-2572

Lihong Yang
lihong.yang@ualberta.ca       
Academic Department Manager, Social Sciences
780-492-0466

Lori Thorlakson
lori.thorlakson@ualberta.ca   
Advisor, Certificate in European Studies      
11-20 Tory Building  
780-492-2282

Greg Anderson
greg.anderson@ualberta.ca    
Advisor, International Studies Minor Advisor,
Certificate in Globalization and Governance
11-21 Tory Building  
780-492-0632

Caroline Kinyua
spgrad@ualberta.ca
Graduate Advisor/ Research Coordinator     
10-9 Tory Building    
780-492-4771

Gayeung Doan
psundgr@ualberta.ca
Undergraduate Advisor
13-15B Tory
780-492-5312

Cristeen Whalen & Arin Bandura
poliscea@ualberta.ca
Executive Assistants to the Chair
5-10 Tory Building  

Leila Bailey
Research Coordinator
ssresrch@ualberta.ca

Rupi Bhamra
Human Resources
rmalhi1@ualberta.ca

Patrick McConnell
Finance Partner
p.mcconnell@ualberta.ca

For Fall 2021, we are currently sharing a hybrid physical office hour schedule among the Social Sciences and Humanities departments. If you have any inquiries or would like to schedule a meeting with someone, please email us at the addresses outlined above.