Dr. Peter Keller has been reappointed dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences for a term of five years, commencing July 1. In recommending his reappointment, the review committee noted Keller’s “strong record of scholarship and administration . . . his effective advocacy for social sciences, his success in generating the resources to support the faculty’s mission, and his energy and enthusiasm [which] have all served the faculty well.” They expressed confidence that Keller’s “combination of vision and experience . . . will continue to bring strong leadership to the Faculty of Social Sciences.” Keller has a BA in geography from Trinity College, Dublin, and an MA and PhD from the University of Western Ontario.

Dr. Angus McLaren, professor emeritus (history), has been awarded the Bonnie and Vern L. Bullough Book Award for 2008 for his book Impotence: A Cultural History, published by the University of Chicago Press. The award is given annually by the Foundation for the Scientific Study of Sexuality for the most distinguished book written for the professional sexological community and published during the previous year. A prize of $500 and a plaque are given to the recipient.

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