Office of Academic Affairs & Research

The Office of Academic Affairs and Research is charged with leadership and oversight responsibilities for all NSCAD academic and research enterprises. The portfolio of responsibilities within this office includes those of the Dean, Directors of Undergraduate and Graduate Studies, Anna Leonowens Gallery, Student Services, Extended Studies, Research, and the Registrar. Beyond this, we maintain a vast array of world-class support facilities, including libraries, visual archives, and workshops specializing in digital visualization, painting, sculpture, jewellery, textiles, ceramics, and photography.

General Contact Information
(902) 494-8125

Ann-Barbara Graff, Ph.D.
Vice-President, Academic and Research

(902) 494 8125

Martine Durier-Copp, Ph.D.
Academic Dean
(902) 476-6183

Anne Masterson
Academic Affairs Officer/FOIPOP Coordinator

(902) 494 8125

Eric MacDonald
Coordinator, Academic Affairs and Research

(902) 494 8220

Onya Hogan-Finlay
Academic Administrative Assistant
(902) 494 8306

Patricia O’Toole
Academic Administrative Assistant

(902) 494 8149

Paul Maher
Director, Teaching and Learning

Ursula Handleigh
Research Grants Officer (Acting), Office of Research Services
(902) 444 7221

Catherine Allen
Program Coordinator, Extended Studies



Quality Assurance Policy and Procedures

Schedule of Academic Program Reviews NSCAD University

Quality Assurance Timeline

Academic External Review Guide

Academic Self-Study Guide

MPHEC – Ongoing Quality Assurance for Publicly-funded Universities

Degree Granting Act

Degree-Granting Institution Authorizing Regulations made under Section 8 of the Degree Granting Act

Important Links

RPT Faculty Precedence List 2019-2020

Room Schedules
Faculty Schedules


Model Application

Model Request Form

Model Timesheet (Excel)

Model Timesheet (PDF)

Research Release Application Form

Position Request Form