SAS Grad Office

The SAS grad office is responsible for the day to day administration of the graduate programs in the department and consists of the following members: 

Position Name Email Contact for
Graduate Chair Greg Rice
  • Program administration (MMath, PhD)
  • Academic Integrity
Graduate Studies Manager Heather McLaughlin
  • Administration
  • MMath
  • PhD/MActSc/MQF
Graduate Coordinator Mary Lou Dufton
  • PhD
Graduate Coordinator Helen Chen
  • MActSc
  • MQF

Program Directors: MActSc - Diana Skrzydlo, MQF - Alex Schied

If you need to get in touch with one of the members of the graduate office you can always reach out via email/teams or visit their office. Email is generally the best method of contact as members may be working from home. 

Prospective students looking for more information on our programs should complete the contact form.

Who to contact

The first point of contact is normally the graduate coordinator for the program. See the chart below for guidelines on common inquiries. 

Name Duties
Heather McLaughlin
  • Office management
  • Program administration (all programs)
    • Admissions
    • Awards/scholarships
    • Funding
    • Forms
  • MMath (primary contact)
  • MActSc/MQF (secondary contact)
  • PhD (secondary contact)
  • TAs
Helen Chen
  • MActSc (primary contact)
  • MQF (primary contact)
Mary Lou Dufton
  • PhD (primary contact)
  • Awards/scholarships
  • Funding
  • TA