Certificate and Diploma Coordinators

Listed below are the various interdisciplinary, diploma and certificate program coordinators within the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences.

Students with general questions about certificate or diploma requirements should contact:

Renée Shute
Manager of Academic Programs, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
8:30 am – 4:30 pm Monday to Friday
8:30 am – 4:00 pm during the summer (June, July, August)
AA-4077 (Arts and Administration)

Note: During registration periods, there may be long waits for meetings and responses to email requests. Humanities and Social Sciences Students seeking academic advice are encouraged to book an appointment via Navigate 1 month before their scheduled registration time.

Coordinators of Diploma Programs

A page is available outlining the roles and responsibilities of Diploma and Certificate Coordinators.

Program TitleNameEmailDepartmentOfficePhone
Ancient WorldsDr. Mario Blasermblaser@mun.caArchaeologyQC-4017864-6116
Creative WritingDr. Robert Finleyrfinley@mun.caEnglishAA 3024864-8052
Environmental HumanitiesDr. Sean McGrathsmcgrath@mun.caPhilosophyAA 3070A864-2668
GI Sciences Program on hold
HumanitiesDr. Arthur Sullivanarthurs@mun.caPhilosophyAA3105864-8333
Stage and Screen TechniqueDr. Jamie Skidmoreskidmore@mun.caEnglishA 3027B864-8404
Police StudiesDr. Daniel Kudla
dkudla@mun.caSociologyAA 4067864-7584 

Coordinators of Certificates

Indigenous StudiesDr. Scott Neilsenscott.neilsen@mun.caArchaeologyLabrador Institute709-896-6210
Ancient LanguagesDr. Kathryn Simonsenkathryns@mun.caClassicsAA 2061864-8531
CriminologyDr. Adrienne Petersapeters@mun.caSociologyAA 4064864-2665
Film StudiesDr. Andrew Lomanaloman@mun.caEnglishAA 3036864-8293
Food StudiesDr. Kathy Gordonkgordon@mun.caAnthropologyQC4025864-4893
Newfoundland and Labrador StudiesDr. Jillian Gouldjgould@mun.caFolkloreED 4044864-3244
Public PolicyDr. Russell Williamsrussellw@mun.caPolitical ScienceSN 2035864-8189


Directors of Programs

Frecker Fall programFrecker Summer programGerard Castagnecastagne@mun.caModern Languages, Literatures and CulturesSN-4041  864-8574


Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

230 Elizabeth Ave, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1B 3X9

Postal Address: P.O. Box 4200, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1C 5S7

Tel: (709) 864-8000