Administrative Staff

Administrative Offices: 4th Floor, Sidney Smith Hall, 100 St. George Street, Toronto, ON M5S 3G3 
 

Summer 2022: Administrative staff are working on a hybrid work model (2 days remote and 3 days in-person) until Labour Day. We provide sufficient coverage for in-person services throughout the week.

Please connect with the staff member directly if you wish to schedule an in-person meeting.

 

Psychology Administration
 

Shannon Halliwell-MacDonald

Acting Administrative Assistant

• Act as the first point of contact for general inquiries for the department
• Accept and track deliveries and mail
• Provide administrative support (sending communicatons, filing, scanning etc)
• Accept and track deferred and accessibility tests and exams
• Coordinate Department of Psychology Ethics Review Committee (DPERC) applications 
• Coordinate room bookings
• Coordinate fob requests (psy.fobs@utoronto.ca)
• Approve new fMRI projects

Room 4020

psy.info@utoronto.ca (general inquiries)

psy.fobs@utoronto.ca (fob requests)

psy.ethics@utoronto.ca (DPERC requests)

Natasha Lan

Chair’s Assistant

• Coordinate Academic HR processes, including faculty recruitment, promotions, reviews and PTR
• Create and publish weekly PSY eDigest
• Manage the Chair's schedule
• Maintain People section of the PSY web site

Room 4020
416-978-3406
psy.chair@utoronto.ca
Brenda Chow

Department Manager

• Provide financial oversight of departmental accounts, CFI, CRC and ERA grants and the fMRI facility
• Manage payroll for faculty, appointed USWs, postdoctoral fellows, research associates, sessional lectureres and course instructors
• Manage departmental space
• Manage USW staff
• Manage departmental operations

Room 4020
416-978-3400
bren.chow@utoronto.ca

 

Tamara Ferguson

Undergraduate Administrator

• Program and course administration
• Advise prospective and program students
• Manage undergraduate admissions
• Coordinate academic timetable
• Recruit and hire course instructors and sessional lecturers

Room 4014
416-978-3407
416-578-4326
psy.undergrad@utoronto.ca
Dorothy Piniarski

Undergraduate Assistant

• Advise prospective and program students
• Provide support for undergraduate programs and courses
• Update undergraduate website
• Assist Undergraduate Administrator

Room 4027
416-978-5168
psy.ug-assistant@utoronto.ca
Nora Sellers

Acting Undergraduate Assistant

• Advise prospective and program students
• Provide support for undergraduate programs and courses
• Update undergraduate website
• Assist Undergraduate Administrator

Room 4038 psy.ug-assistant@utoronto.ca

 

Jennifer McCallum

Graduate Administrator

• Manage graduate admissions, orientation, and recruitment
• Manage graduate student funding and awards
• Coordinate graduate timetable
• Coordinate final oral exams and program completion
• Provide front-line graduate student support and counselling

 

Room 4034
416-579-6218
416-978-3404

psy.graduate@utoronto.ca
Valerie Grieco

TA Inquiries

• Coordinate TA postings, assignments and hiring
• Manage subsequent appointments
• Provide support to the Graduate Administrator

Room 4034
416-978-3404
psy.ta@utoronto.ca

 

Angelica Angeles

Finance Officer

• Monitor PI research funds for compliance
• Prepare monthly and ad hoc reports for PI's
• Reconcile and process cost reallocation for purchasing card transactions
• Liaise with purchasing department for purchasing card requests (i.e. new cards, default account changes and limit increases)
• Review and process honorarium requests or miscellaneous cheque requisitions

Room 4026
416-978-0893
a.angeles@utoronto.ca
Vacant

Acting Finance and Payroll Officer

• Manage payroll for students, TAs, casuals
• Assist with P-card reconciliation
• Process invoices, expense reimbursements
• Generate contracts for casuals and work study students

Room 4008
416-978-1557
psy.payroll@utoronto.ca
Nazma Shahria

Financial Assistant

• Process invoices, expense reimbursements
• Generate Purchase orders under $10,000
• Coordinate accountable advances
• Process billing for the fMRI Facility

Room 4009
416-978-7610
psy.finance@utoronto.ca
Josephine Domingo
(on leave)
Financial Officer   domingo@psych.utoronto.ca
Gabriel Kim-McMullen

IT Operations Manager

•    Create & develop policies/guidelines for the acceptable use of IT resources
•    Oversee day-to-day operational needs for Psychology IT
•    Liaise with internal and external stakeholders for IT infrastructure-related projects
•    Analyze and implement IT infrastructure solutions
•    Review and assess requirements needed to meet IT project timelines

Room 558A
416-978-3396
psy.helpdesk@utoronto.ca
Asma Khanam

Client Service Assistant

• Provide technical support for hardware and software (including the fMRI facility)
• Manage Departmental software license purchases, installation and activation
• Maintain lab servers and track security certificates
• Maintain computer lab in room 560
• Maintain inventory of departmental IT assets

Room 559
416-978-3396
psy.helpdesk@utoronto.ca
Sam Kim

Client Support Analyst

• Maintain IT infrastructure (lab servers, storage systems, firewall, network switches)
• Maintain virtual environments on servers
• Maintain back-up servers
• Provide security updates
• Provide technical support for hardware and software (including the fMRI facility)

Room 559
416-978-3396
psy.helpdesk@utoronto.ca
Mike Markovich (on leave) IT Operations Manager   mike.markovich@utoronto.ca

 

 

Toronto Neuroimaging (ToNI)

Priya Abraham MRI Technologist
Toronto Neuroimaging Facility
Room 166A
325 Huron St. 
416-946-0356
psy.mri.info@utoronto.ca
Ali Golestani  MRI Consultant   psy.mri.physicist@utoronto.ca