History

GSA

The Faculty (later School) of Graduate Studies was established in 1957.

The GSA was incorporated on November 13, 1970, under the name Union of Graduate Students.

The Letters Patent were amended in 1986 to change the name to “Graduate Students Association of McMaster University.”

Executives

2010~2012

Position Position Position Position
President Jessica L. Merolli Ph.D. (Political Science) 20 June 2015

2012~2014

Position Name Programme Graduation
President Frances J.R. Lasowski B.Eng. (Eng. & BioSciences), Ph.D. (Chemical Engineering) 12 Jun 09, In-course

2014~now

Position Name Programme Graduation
President Talena Rambarran B.Sc. (Honours Chemistry), M.Sc. (Chemistry) 14 Jun 11, In-course

2000~2001

Position Position Position Position
President Tracy L. Prowse Ph.D. (Anthropology) 9 Nov. 2001

2001~2002

Position Position Position Position
President Beverly A. Jones Health Sciences Non-grad

2002~2004

Position Position Position Position
President Ahmed F. Deifalla Ph.D. (Civil Engineering) 16 Nov. 2007

2004~2005

Position Position Position Position
President Bing Li Ph.D. (Mechanical Engineering) 21 Nov. 2008

2005~2006

Position Position Position Position
President Yanxu Li Ph.D. (Materials Engineering) 17 Nov. 2006

2006~2007

Position Position Position Position
President Ahmad Kholaif Ph.D. (Elec. & Computer Eng.) 21 Nov. 2008

2007

Position Position Position Position
President Daniel S. Banks Ph.D. (Physics) 10 June 2008

2007~2008

Position Position Position Position
President Sreedhar Cheekoori Ph.D. (Chemistry) 21 Nov. 2008

2008

Position Position Position Position
President Mohamed A. Rabie M.A.Sc., Ph.D. (Engineering) Jun. 2005, In-course

2008

Position Position Position Position
President Jennifer Huang M.A.. (Globalization Studies) 21 Nov. 2008

2008~2009

Position Position Position Position
President Ayesha Rashid M.Sc.. (Medical Sciences) 21 May 2010

2009~2010

Position Position Position Position
President Jessica L. Merolli Ph.D. (Political Science) 20 June 2015

1990~1992

Position Position Position Position
President Raymond T. Luft B.Eng.Mgt., M.Eng. (Civil) 6 June 1987, 9 Nov. 1990

1992~1993

Position Position Position Position
President Hugh J.C. Pasika B.Eng., M.Eng., Ph.D. (Electrical) 31 May 1991, 3 June 1993, 1 June 2000

1993~1995

Position Position Position Position
President Andrew G. Gregory Ph.D. (History) 4 June 1997

1995~1997

Position Position Position Position
President Russell Riddell Ph.D. (History) Non-grad

1997~2000

Position Position Position Position
President Joan L. Grace Ph.D. (Political Science) 4 June 2003

1980~1981

Position Position Position Position
President E. Anne Braun M.D.; Medical Sciences 12 May 85, 12 May 89

1981~1982

Position Position Position Position
President Joanna Sargent Non-grad

1982~1985

Position Position Position Position
President John C. Bacher M.A., Ph.D. (History) 14 Nov. 1980, 1985

1985~1987

Position Position Position Position
President Peter Riis Ph.D. (Physics) 10 Nov. 1989

1987~1988

Position Position Position Position
President Sohail A. Umar-Khitab Ph.D. (Mechanical Engineering) 5 June 1992

1988~1989

Position Position Position Position
President Gerald D. Gadboury Ph.D. (Physics) 12 Nov. 1993

1989~1990

Position Position Position Position
President Andrea Osterroth M.Sc. (Chemistry) 31 May 1991

1970~1971

Position Position Position Position
President Martin R. Anderson Ph.D. (Physics) 16 Nov. 1973

1971~1972

Position Position Position Position
President Tony Kadai B.Sc.(Maj.), Ph.D. (Chemistry) 21 May 1968, 16 Nov. 1973

1972

Position Position Position Position
President Richard J. Wood B.Sc., M.Sc. (Math & Stats) 17 Nov. 1972, 1973

1972~1973

Position Position Position Position
President Greg Pazionis M.Eng. (Mat. Sci. & Engin.) 1 June 1974, 1978

1973~1974

Position Position Position Position
President Bertus K. Rima Ph.D. (Biology) 31 May 1975

1974~1975

Position Position Position Position
President Graham Turner Ph.D. (Chemistry) 12 Nov 1976

1975~1977

Position Position Position Position
President Luc Aujame Ph.D (Biochemitry) 10 Nov. 1978

1977~1978

Position Position Position Position
President Marvin D. Krank Ph.D. (Psychology) 12 Nov. 1982

1978~1979

Position Position Position Position
President George Pantis Ph.D. (Physics) 1 Nov. 1979

1979~1980

Position Position Position Position
President Penny J. Thompson B.A.(H), M.A., M.D. 1978, 1982, 1986

1960~1961

Position Position Position Position
President Robert C. Thompson Ph.D. (Chemistry) 26 Oct. 1962

1961~1962

Position Position Position Position
President Marvin D. Silbert B.Sc., Ph.D. (Chemistry) 18 May 1959, 31 May 1965

1962~1963

Position Position Position Position
President D. George Walmsley M.Sc., Ph.D. (Physics) 21 May 1962, 5 Nov. 1965

1963~1964

Position Position Position Position
President Paul R. West B.Sc., Ph.D. (Chemistry) 21 May 1962, 26 May 1967

1964~1965

Position Position Position Position
President John S. Moss Ph.D. (Physics) 31 May 1968

1965~1966

1966~1967

Position Position Position Position
President Donald Posluns Ph.D. (Psychology) 21 Nov. 1969

1967~1968

Position Position Position Position
President C. David Guy Philosophy Non-grad

1968~1969

Position Position Position Position
President Paul W.R. Bowlby B.A., M.A., Ph.D. (all Rel.St.) 1967, 1970, 1975

1969~1970

Position Position Position Position
President Bruce E. Batchelor History, M.A. (Geography) 25 May 1964, 19 Nov. 1971