SGS Staff Directory

General Contact Information

SGS services including Admissions Support, Student Academic Services, Graduate Awards & Financial Aid, Program Completion, Health & Wellness, and Accessibility Services continue to be available through virtual appointments, email, phone and video-conferencing during regular business hours (Monday to Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.). Visit our staff directory for more information.

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AreaContact
General Inquiries 416-978-6614 / graduate.information@utoronto.ca
Application Inquiries 416-978-7756 / admissions.sgs@utoronto.ca
Graduate Awards 416-946-0808 / graduate.awards@utoronto.ca
Financial Aid & Advising 416-978-2839 / sgs.financial.assistance@utoronto.ca
Technical Support sgs.support@utoronto.ca

Office of the Dean & Vice-Provost

Joshua Barker – Dean, School of Graduate Studies and Vice-Provost, Graduate Research and Education
School of Graduate Studies
Room 207
65 St. George Street
University of Toronto M5S 2Z9
Tel: 416-978-2390 Fax: 416-946-7021
sgs.dean@utoronto.ca

Dianne Heximer – Executive Assistant to the Dean
School of Graduate Studies
Room 206
65 St. George Street
University of Toronto M5S 2Z9
Tel: 416-978-2390 Fax: 416-946-7021
sgs.dean@utoronto.ca

Brian Desrosiers-Tam – Assistant Dean
School of Graduate Studies
Room 208
65 St. George Street
University of Toronto M5S 2Z9
416-946-3102
brian.desrosierstam@utoronto.ca

TBA – Communications Officer
School of Graduate Studies
3rd floor
65 St. George Street
University of Toronto M5S 2Z9
Tel: 416-946-7319

Gayatri Kumar – Communications Officer, Content and Writing
School of Graduate Studies
3rd floor
65 St. George Street
University of Toronto M5S 2Z9
gayatri.kumar@utoronto.ca

Kristen Reichold – Special Projects Officer
School of Graduate Studies
3rd floor
65 St. George Street
University of Toronto M5S 2Z9
Tel: 416-946-3220
kristen.reichold@utoronto.ca

Linda Duong – Education Technical Specialist
School of Graduate Studies
65 St. George St.
University of Toronto M5S 2Z9
416-946-5426
mslinda.duong@utoronto.ca

Grace Zhu – Data Analyst
School of Graduate Studies
Room 207
63 St. George Street
University of Toronto M5S 2Z9
Tel: 416-978-4350
xiaoyue.zhu@utoronto.ca

Office of the Vice-Deans

Vina Goghari – Vice-Dean, Research and Program Innovation
School of Graduate Studies
65 St. George Street
University of Toronto M5S 2Z9
Tel: 416-978-5986 Fax: 416-971-2327
sgs.vdeanprograms@utoronto.ca

Yana Yunusova – Acting Vice-Dean, Students
School of Graduate Studies
65 St. George Street
University of Toronto M5S 2Z9
Tel: 416-978-5986 Fax: 416-971-2327
sgs.vdeanstudents@utoronto.ca

Angelique Plata – Executive Assistant to the Vice-Deans
School of Graduate Studies
65 St. George Street
University of Toronto M5S 2Z9
Tel: 416-978-2384 Fax: 416-971-2327
sgs.vdeanea@utoronto.ca

Kelly Crawford – Assistant to the Vice-Deans
School of Graduate Studies
65 St. George Street
University of Toronto M5S 2Z9
Tel: 416-978-5986 Fax: 416-971-2327
sgs.vicedeanassistant@utoronto.ca

Student Academic Services

Josie Lalonde – Director, Student Academic Services
School of Graduate Studies
Room 203
63 St. George Street
University of Toronto M5S 2Z9
Tel: 416-946-3234 
josie.lalonde@utoronto.ca

Victoria Hurlihey – Manager, Front-line Student Academic Services
School of Graduate Studies
Room 101B
63 St. George Street
University of Toronto M5S 2Z9
Tel: 416-978-4592
victoria.hurlihey@utoronto.ca

Ed Baluyut – Graduate Unit Advisory Services Representative
School of Graduate Studies
Room 207
63 St. George Street
University of Toronto M5S 2Z9
Tel: 416-978-2657
ed.baluyut@utoronto.ca

Sadiq Motani – Front-line Assistant 
School of Graduate Studies
Room 101
63 St. George Street
University of Toronto M5S 2Z9
Tel: 416-978-6614 
sadiq.motani@utoronto.ca

Pat Singh – Student Services Advisor, Division 1 – Humanities
School of Graduate Studies
Room 102
63 St. George Street
University of Toronto M5S 2Z9
Tel: 416-978-8791
pat.singh@utoronto.ca

Leslie Salituro – Student Services Advisor, Division 2 – Social Sciences
School of Graduate Studies
Room 102
63 St. George Street
University of Toronto M5S 2Z9
Tel: 416-978-4547
l.salituro@utoronto.ca

Joan Lewis – Student Services Advisor, Division 3 – Physical Sciences
School of Graduate Studies
Room 102
63 St. George Street
University of Toronto M5S 2Z9
Tel: 416-978-2235 
j.lewis@utoronto.ca

Jong Mi Sze – Student Services Advisor, Division 4 – Life Sciences
School of Graduate Studies
Room 102
63 St. George Street
University of Toronto M5S 2Z9
Tel: 416-978-2665 
jong.sze@utoronto.ca

Student Systems

Peter Leung – Manager, Student Systems
School of Graduate Studies
Room 310
63 St. George Street
University of Toronto M5S 2Z9
Tel: 416-978-4435
pete.leung@utoronto.ca

Lia Ferrari– Senior Systems Support Representative
School of Graduate Studies
Room 207
63 St. George Street
University of Toronto M5S 2Z9
Tel: 416-946-5611
lia.ferrari@utoronto.ca

Lei Liang – Systems Support Representative
School of Graduate Studies
Room 207
63 St. George Street
University of Toronto M5S 2Z9
Tel: 416-978-6261
ll.liang@utoronto.ca

Recruitment, Admissions, and International Student Support

Hasmik Sargsyan – Manager, Recruitment and Admissions
School of Graduate Studies
Room 310
63 St. George Street
University of Toronto M5S 2Z9
Tel: 416-978-4101
hasmik.sargsyan@utoronto.ca

Rory McKeown – Admissions and International Student Advisor
School of Graduate Studies
Room 211
63 St. George Street
University of Toronto M5S 2Z9
Tel: 416-978-7756 
sgs.international@utoronto.ca

Minerva Jaimes – Admissions and International Student Advisor
School of Graduate Studies
Room 211
63 St. George Street
University of Toronto M5S 2Z9
Tel: 416-946-3428
sgs.international@utoronto.ca

Priya Rampersaud –
Admissions Assistant
School of Graduate Studies
Room 101
63 St. George Street
University of Toronto M5S 2Z9
Tel: 416-946-3427
p.rampersaud@utoronto.ca

Graduate Awards, Financial Aid and Advising

Laura Stathopoulos – Director, Graduate Awards and Financial Aid
School of Graduate Studies
Room 213
63 St. George Street
University of Toronto M5S 2Z9
Tel: 416-978-8576
laura.stathopoulos@utoronto.ca

Graduate Awards Office

Fong Di Caterina – Manager, Graduate Awards
School of Graduate Studies
Room 214
63 St. George Street
University of Toronto M5S 2Z9
Tel: 416-978-2150
fong.dicaterina@utoronto.ca

Stacey Kwan – Graduate Awards Officer
School of Graduate Studies
Room 205
63 St. George Street
University of Toronto M5S 2Z9
Tel: 416-978-2205
staceym.kwan@utoronto.ca

Tara Lock – Graduate Awards Officer (on Secondment)
School of Graduate Studies
Room 205
63 St. George Street
University of Toronto M5S 2Z9
Tel: 416-978-2386
tara.lock@utoronto.ca

Carla Serpe – Acting Graduate Awards Officer
School of Graduate Studies
Room 205
63 St. George Street
University of Toronto M5S 2Z9
Tel: 416-978-2386
carla.serpe@utoronto.ca

Janine Harper – Graduate Awards Officer
School of Graduate Studies
63 St. George Street
University of Toronto M5S 2Z9
Tel: 416-978-3555
janine.harper@utoronto.ca

Debbie Chau – Graduate Awards Officer
School of Graduate Studies
Room 205
63 St. George Street
University of Toronto M5S 2Z9
Tel: 416-978-2382
debbie.chau@utoronto.ca

Financial Aid & Advising Office

Pascal Papathanasakis – Manager, Financial Aid and Advising
School of Graduate Studies
Room 212
63 St. George Street
University of Toronto M5S 2Z9
Tel: 416-978-8260 
p.papathanasakis@utoronto.ca

Virginie Kobayashi – Graduate Financial Advisor
School of Graduate Studies
Room 202
63 St. George Street
University of Toronto
M5S 2Z9
Tel: 416-978-2839
virginie.kobayashi@utoronto.ca

Olga Paladi – Award Officer, Financial Aid and Advising
School of Graduate Studies
Room 202
63 St. George Street
University of Toronto M5S 2Z9
Tel: 416-978-4087
olga.paladi@utoronto.ca

Alice Brummell – Coordinator, Student Support and Financial Aid (on leave)
School of Graduate Studies
63 St. George Street
University of Toronto M5S 2Z9
Tel: 416-978-6390 
alice.brummell@utoronto.ca

Graduate Program Completion Office

Jonathan Turner – Manager, Program Completion and Postdoctoral Services
Room 212
School of Graduate Studies
63 St. George Street
University of Toronto M5S 2Z9
Tel: 416-946-5349
jonathan.turner@utoronto.ca

Simon Swain – Program Completion Officer, Doctoral
Room 104
School of Graduate Studies
63 St. George Street
University of Toronto M5S 2Z9
Tel: 416-978-5258
sgs.doctoral@utoronto.ca

Audrey Fong – Program Completion Officer, Master’s
School of Graduate Studies
Room 104
63 St. George Street
University of Toronto M5S 2Z9
Tel: 416-978-2377
sgs.masters@utoronto.ca

Postdoctoral Fellows Office

Jonathan Turner – Manager, Program Completion and Postdoctoral Services
Room 212
School of Graduate Studies
63 St. George Street
University of Toronto M5S 2Z9
Tel: 416-946-5349
jonathan.turner@utoronto.ca

Sarah Pickering – Postdoctoral Administrative Officer
School of Graduate Studies
Room 104
63 St. George Street
University of Toronto M5S 2Z9
Tel: 416-946-5254
sgs.postdoc@utoronto.ca

Centre for Graduate Professional Development

Dinuka Gunaratne – Director, Centre for Graduate Professional Development
School of Graduate Studies
Grad Room
66 Harbord Street
University of Toronto M5S 1A1
Tel: 416-946-3290 Fax: 416-946-0831
dinuka.gunaratne@utoronto.ca

Kevin Laxamana – Graduate Programming Coordinator
School of Graduate Studies
Grad Room
66 Harbord Street
University of Toronto M5S 1A1
Tel: 416-946-3497 Fax: 416-946-0831
kevin.laxamana@utoronto.ca

Liam O’Leary – Graduate Programming Coordinator (on Secondment)
School of Graduate Studies
Grad Room
66 Harbord Street
University of Toronto M5S 1A1
Tel: 416-946-3497 Fax: 416-946-0831
liam.oleary@utoronto.ca

Graduate Centre for Academic Communication 

Jane Freeman – Director
Graduate Centre for Academic Communication
School of Graduate Studies
McMurrich Building
12 Queen’s Park Crescent West, MR 101
University of Toronto M5S 1S8
Tel: 416-946-7314
jane.freeman@utoronto.ca

Rachael Cayley – Associate Professor, Teaching Stream
Graduate Centre for Academic Communication
School of Graduate Studies
McMurrich Building
12 Queen’s Park Crescent West, MR 109A
University of Toronto M5S 1S8
Tel: 416-946-0645 
rachael.cayley@utoronto.ca

Adeiza Lasisi Isiaka– Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream
Graduate Centre for Academic Communication
School of Graduate Studies
McMurrich Building
12 Queen’s Park Crescent West, MR 109B
University of Toronto M5S 1S8
Tel: 416-946-7558
adeiza.isiaka@utoronto.ca

Fiona Coll – Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream
Graduate Centre for Academic Communication
School of Graduate Studies
McMurrich Building
12 Queen’s Park Crescent West, MR 109B
University of Toronto M5S 1S8
fiona.coll@utoronto.ca

Anna Maksyutynska– Administrative Assistant
Graduate Centre for Academic Communication
School of Graduate Studies
McMurrich Building
12 Queen’s Park Crescent West, MR 101A
University of Toronto M5S 1S8
Tel: 416-946-7485 
sgs.gcac@utoronto.ca

Centre for Graduate Mentorship and Supervision

Caroline Rabbat – Director
Centre for Graduate Mentorship and Supervision
Tel: TBD
caroline.rabbat@utoronto.ca

Lisa Haley – Associate Director
Centre for Graduate Mentorship and Supervision
Tel: 416-978-2379
l.haley@utoronto.ca

Business & Operations

Evelyn Szeto – Business Services Officer
School of Graduate Studies
Room 309
63 St. George Street
University of Toronto M5S 2Z9
Tel: 416-978-3529 Fax: 416-978-1868
evelyn.szeto@utoronto.ca

Maria Fuoco – Administrative Assistant
School of Graduate Studies
Room 301
63 St. George Street
University of Toronto M5S 2Z9
Tel: 416-946-3193 Fax: 416-978-1868
maria.fuoco@utoronto.ca

Anastasia Katsikaris – Business Service Assistant
School of Graduate Studies
Room 301
63 St. George Street
University of Toronto M5S 2Z9
Tel: 416-946-3420 Fax: 416-978-1868
a.katsikaris@utoronto.ca

Jerry Seto – Financial Assistant
School of Graduate Studies
Room 301
63 St. George Street
University of Toronto M5S 2Z9
Tel: 416-978-2128 Fax: 416-978-1868
jerry.seto@utoronto.ca