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Dr. Maureen MacDonald
Dean, Faculty of Science

Meet The Dean Of Science

Maureen MacDonald is the first woman to serve as Dean of Science at McMaster University.

Maureen joined McMaster as a faculty member in 1998 after earning an undergraduate honours chemistry degree at Acadia University, her Masters and PhD in kinesiology at the University of Waterloo and holding post-doctoral positions at Western University and the University of British Columbia. Maureen served as Director of McMaster’s School of Interdisciplinary Science prior to her appointment as Dean in May 2017.

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