The Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences is a non-profit organization, governed by a Board of Directors made up of scholars who are elected by the General Assembly Representatives. The day-to-day operations of the Federation are carried out by the secretariat which is located in Ottawa, Ontario.

Board of Directors


Stephen Toope
Director, Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto

Antonia Maioni



Guy Laforest
Full Professor, Department of Political Science, Université Laval


Director, Associations

Dominique Marshall
Professor, Department of History, Carleton University

Director, Associations

Julia Wright
Professor, Department of English, Dalhousie University

Director, Equity and Diversity

Cindy Blackstock
Executive Director of First Nations Child and Family Caring Society of Canada, Professor, McGill University and Director of First Nations Children's Action Research and Education Service (FNCARES)

Director, Institutions

Michael Owen 
Vice-President Research, Innovation & International, University of Ontario Institute of Technology

Director, Institutions

Lisa Young
Vice-Provost and Dean of Graduate Studies, University of Calgary

Director, Research Dissemination

Michael E. Sinatra
Professor, English Department, Université de Montréal

Director, Research Policy

Lisa Philipps
lnterim Vice-President Academic & Provost, York University

Director, Teaching and Learning

Tim Goddard
Professor, Faculty of Education, University of Prince Edward Island

Chair, ASPP Academic Council

Anne-Marie Fortier
Professeur, Département des littératures, Université Laval


Carmen Charette
Vice-President, External Relations, University of Victoria

ASPP Academic Council


Anne-Marie Fortier
Département des littératures, Université Laval


Jennifer Andrews
Department of English, University of New Brunswick

Jacques Bertrand
Department of Political Science, University of Toronto

Jane Errington
Department of History, Queen's University

Alain Noël
Département de science politique, Université de Montréal

Stuart R. Poyntz
School of Communication, Simon Fraser University