New Faculty Profiles
The Office of the Provost and Vice-President (Academic) would like to extend a warm welcome to all of our new faculty members!  Please find profiles of some of our new faculty below.

Dr. Devi Sewvandini Atukorala Atukorallaya
Department of Oral Biology, College of Dentistry
Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Dr. Devi Sewvandini Atukorala Atukorallaya has earned her Bachelor of Dental Surgery degree from University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka. She received her doctoral degree at Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Japan. She continued her research as a postdoctoral fellow at Mount Saint Vincent University, Halifax, Nova Scotia. Devi has over ten years of experience in teaching and research in various academic settings including Sri Lanka, Japan and Canada. She has been actively involved in scientific knowledge disseminating activities such as being a role model and delivering lectures on various oral health research topics to primary health care workers and to the general public. Her research interest is on the morphogenetic mechanisms of craniofacial development which focus on identifying the etiology of human structural birth defects.

Dr. Nadine Bartlett
Department of Educational Administration, Foundations and Psychology
Faculty of Education

Dr. Nadine Bartlett joined the Department of Educational Administration, Foundations and Psychology in the Faculty of Education as Assistant Professor in July, 2017. She is an alumna of the University of Manitoba who brings 22 years of experience in the public school system as a classroom teacher, resource teacher and most recently as a student services administrator. Her career as an educator has included teaching in urban, rural and Northern Indigenous communities.  Prior to her appointment at the University of Manitoba, Dr. Bartlett was the Vice-President of the Student Services Administrators Association of Manitoba. Her research focuses on inclusive, person-centered and strength-based models of support for marginalized children, youth and families. During her doctoral program she was the lead author of an interdepartmental government protocol entitled, Wraparound Protocol for Children and Youth with Severe to Profound Emotional and Behavioural Disorders which was published by Healthy Child Manitoba. Dr. Bartlett’s doctoral research explored the extent to which designated community schools in the province of Manitoba could support the implementation of the Wraparound Protocol and it was funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada through the Manitoba Research Alliance grant: Partnering for Change-Community-based solutions for Aboriginal and inner-city poverty.

Dr. Robert Stamps  

Department of Physics and Astronomy

Faculty of Science



Dr. Robert Stamps is Professor and Head of the Department Physics and Astronomy in the Faculty of Science. He has published over 200 papers on a range of topics in condensed matter physics including linear and nonlinear dynamics of magnetic and ferroelectric nanostructures, frustrated spin systems and glasses, inelastic light scattering and ferromagnetic resonance, spin electronics, and spin dynamics in constrained geometries.  Before joining the University of Manitoba, he led the Materials and Condensed Matter Physics Group at the University of Glasgow.  Dr Stamps was a Humbolt Fellow at RWTH Aachen, an Australian Professorial Fellow and Winthrop Professor at the University of Western Australia, and has held several visiting fellowships in France and Italy. He is an elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh and Institute of Physics. He was the 2004 IOP/IEEE Wohlfarth Lecturer, and an IEEE Magnetics Society Distinguished Lecturer in 2008.