Retirement News

Jan 6th, 2021

School of Social Work

Retirement News

Dr. Shelly Birnie-Lefcovitch officially retired from the School of Social Work as of Dec. 31, 2020.

He has been awarded Honorary Research Professor status with the school for the next three years.

Shelly’s leadership and commitment to the profession and his dedication to his students has resulted in significant contributions to the social work profession over two decades.

He has taught and supervised hundreds of undergraduate and graduate students, conducted a program of scholarly research, guided the school administratively, contributed to University governance and represented the school in the broader community provincially and nationally.

Many of us have benefitted from his knowledge and expertise.

We will miss him tremendously but wish him all the best in his new adventures!