• Jeffery Taylor, PhD

    Dean of Arts
    Acting Provost, University College
    Professor of History
    jeff.taylor@umanitoba.ca
    204-474-9271
    Fax: 204-474-7590

    Jeffery Taylor [BA/75, MA/78, PhD/88] began his term as Dean in 2011. He also served as Acting Director of the School of Art from 2019 to 2020. Prior to joining the University of Manitoba he served in various roles at Alberta’s Athabasca University, including Coordinator of the Labour Studies program, Chair of the Centre for Work and Community Studies and Dean of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences.

    Dr. Taylor's specialty is Canadian labour history. He has authored two books and numerous articles in Canadian labour history and Canadian history more generally. His current research interests include the origins and development of workplace grievance and arbitration systems in Canada and the application and use of internet-based learning technologies in higher education.

  • The Dean of Arts Jeffery Taylor sits in his office, smiling.

Dean's office – faculty

  • Heidi Marx, PhD

    Associate Dean, Undergraduate Studies
    Professor of Religion
    heidi.marx-wolf@umanitoba.ca
    204-474-8117
    Fax: 204-474-7590

  • Portfolio:

    • Academic integrity
    • Curriculum development, programming
    • Student recruitment, admission, retention
    • Student awards, recognition
    • Undergraduate program reviews
    • Undergraduate student experience
    • Teaching enhancement
    • Indigenous content
  • Greg Smith, PhD

    Associate Dean, Graduate Studies,
    Curriculum, Space and Internationalization
    Professor of History
    greg.smith@umanitoba.ca
    204-474-9055
    Fax: 204-474-7590

  • Portfolio:

    • Facilities and space (including safety and health)
    • International studies, cooperation, exchanges
    • Course planning and programs (CPAC)
    • Graduate curriculum, policy
    • Equity and diversity
  • Rob Hoppa, PhD

    Associate Dean, Research
    Professor of Anthropology
    robert.hoppa@umanitoba.ca
    204-474-9912
    Fax: 204-474-7590

  • Portfolio:

    • Tri-council applications
    • Research grants, contracts, awards
    • Research centres, institutes
    • Research study leaves
    • Graduate awards, scholarships
  • Cary Miller, PhD

    Faculty Lead, Indigenous
    Professor and Head, Native Studies
    cary.miller@umanitoba.ca
    204-474-6720

  • Portfolio:

    • Provide Indigenous perspective, training and support in the areas of: teaching, curriculum, research, student experience, academic integrity, policies, processes and procedures

Dean's office - staff

Budget office

Communications

Information and technology

Student services

Arts faculty and staff by program area

Past Deans

  • William Tier

    Dean, Faculty of Arts and Science
    1921-1939

  • H. P. Armes

    Dean, Faculty of Arts and Science
    1939-1943

  • H. H. Saunderson

    Dean, Faculty of Arts and Science
    1944-1947

  • William Waines

    Dean, Faculty of Arts and Science
    1947-1961

  • William Sibley

    Dean, Faculty of Arts and Science
    1961-1969

  • A. Lloyd Dulmage

    Dean, Faculty of Arts
    1969-1970

  • Donald McCarthy

    Dean, Faculty of Arts
    1970-1977

  • Fred Stambrook

    Dean, Faculty of Arts
    1977-1982

  • John Finlay

    Dean, Faculty of Arts
    1982-1991

  • Raymond Currie

    Dean, Faculty of Arts
    1991-1999

  • Robert O'Kell

    Dean, Faculty of Arts
    1999-2004

  • Richard Sigurdson

    Dean, Faculty of Arts
    2004-2011

Contact us

Faculty of Arts
3rd Floor Fletcher Argue Building
15 Chancellors Circle
University of Manitoba (Fort Garry campus)
Winnipeg, MB R3T 2N2 Canada

204-474-9100
Toll Free: 1-800-432-1960 ext. 9100