Dr. Aimée Surprenant is Dean of the School of Graduate Studies and Professor in the Department of Psychology. She completed her BA at New York University and her MSc and PhD at Yale University. An expert in the intersection of auditory perception and memory, Dr. Surpenant is the co-author of two books; Human Memory: An Introduction to Research, Data, and Theory, and Principles of Memory. She has also authored, edited and contributed to numerous book chapters, papers, publications and other scholarly articles. She is a member of the Acoustical Society of America, the Canadian Acoustics Association and the Canadian Society for Brain, Behaviour, and Cognitive Science and is a Fellow of the Canadian Psychological Association and the Psychonomic Society. She has also served as chair of the Scientific Affairs Committee for the Canadian Psychological Association and is active in Science Atlantic and the Canadian Society for Brain, Behaviour, and Cognitive Science.